October 2015

Herbal Pharmacy – 8

October 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

Drinking two cups of dandelion tea several times each week could flush away up to five pounds of fluid from your tissues, lowering blood pressure the way many diuretics do — without the negative side effects of the manufactured drug. Look for loose leaf dandelion tea bags in health food stores. -oOo- In one [ ...click to read more ]

Herbal Remedies for Insomnia

October 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

While some people have no problem falling or staying asleep, others toss and turn and count sheep. Here are some suggestions and ideas for promoting a good nights sleep: Warm milk with peppermint and honey. In a sauce pan, heat one cup of milk, do not boil. Add 1/2 teaspoon dried peppermint. Remove from heat, cover [ ...click to read more ]

How to Make a Vinegar Tincture

October 4, 2015 // 1 Comment

Dried herbs produce the most effective medicinal extract, but fresh herbs can be used as well. I prefer the dried herbs because fresh herbs have too much moisture and will water down the vinegar as the maceration process begins. You’ll need a glass jar with a non-metal lid, because during the maceration process the [ ...click to read more ]