Month: September 2017

Organic- Is it just business or the first step to health? by Adolf Jana

Posted on September 26, 2017 by Adolf Jána Organic food is becoming more and more popular. The sections with organic food in supermarkets grow bigger and in some countries there are even all organic supermarkets. However, even though the popularity is rising, scientists keep arguing whether organic…

Herbal First Aid Kit: Home Edition

  Here is look at what is in our main First Aid Kit at home:   Digestion: For an upset belly Rosemary Tincture, Peppermint Tea, Fennel Seeds, Ginger Syrup, Peppermint Oil, Yarrow Tincture For Constipation Yellow Dock Tincture, Licorice Root Tea Allergy: Nettle Tea, Agrimony…

Stings and Bites Salve

Clear Chest Salve

During a serious cold or flu, under the right circumstances, things can take a turn for the worse. The flu settles in your chest and you have a decidedly unpleasant cough that crackles, barks and is painful and exhausting. It is important that you…

Echinacea Throat Spray

During cold and flu season it is important to take care of comfort and avoid secondary infections. This spray is a champion on both counts. We have been using this spray for many years in my family. It is adapted from a recipe in…

Echinacea Tincture

           Echinacea has been the subject of extensive research for many decades. Lauded for many years as the go to cold and flu prevention plant, comprehensive research has confirmed that “Echinacea raises the body’s natural resistance to infection by stimulating…

Harvesting Red Clover

Yesterday, the family and I hiked to a meadow replete with Red Clover. I use Red Clover in many of my recipes: Skin Solution Salve, Detox Tea, Red Clover Tincture and many more. On the way, we got to see a lizard, a hornet…