October 2014

Herbs of the Zodiac

October 23, 2014 // 6 Comments

Aries– Garlic, hemp, marjoram, mustard seed, Angelica root Taurus– Coltsfoot, dandelion, sage, thyme, patchouli, cedar Gemini– Caraway seed, lavender, mandrake, vervain , witch hazel, mugwort, wormwood, spearmint Cancer– Lemon verbena, marigold, geranium, apple, catnip Leo– Anise, bay [ ...click to read more ]

Herbal Beauty ~ Natural Beauty

October 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

Herbal Splash Toner for Dry Skin 1/2 cup of boiling water 1/4 cup fresh parsley [ about 1 heaping tablespoon ] Chop the parsley and place in a small bowl. Pour the boiling water over the parsley and let it cool. Strain out the parsley and pour the liquid into a small container. Apply to the face and neck area using [ ...click to read more ]

For Your Information/Ebola Virus

October 11, 2014 // 1 Comment

There is no vaccine for the ebola virus. There are no medicines, no cures. Your best defense is a strong immune system, proper hydration, attention to hygiene and proper rest. Wash hands in plain soap and water. Do not use hand sanitizers or alcohol wipes. Wash your hands for 30 seconds, rinse well, and use paper [ ...click to read more ]

Herbal Pharmacy

October 9, 2014 // 3 Comments

Heal Thyself… Stuffy nose: Drink 1 teaspoon freshly grated horseradish mixed with 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice. Horseradish produces quick mucus release, and the lemon juice cuts the sting of the horseradish. Drink it quickly for fast relief. Gum pain: Rub a few whole cloves on the afflicted area. It won’t [ ...click to read more ]

October Recipes

October 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Pork Chops and Cabbage 6 thick, boneless pork chops 1 large onion 1 small head of cabbage 1 cup of milk Seasoned salt, pepper and paprika Brown the chops on both sides in 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil. Slice the onion and add to the chops after you have browned them. Cook over low heat until the onions are tender. [ ...click to read more ]