Category: Recipes

Knit-Together Salve

This salve is an excellent choice for internal injuries. It takes full advantage of the healing constituents found in Comfrey (Symphytum officinale). Comfrey has been used and documented since the Middle Ages as an extraordinary internal healer. The Latin name Symphytum is a derivative…

Stings and Bites Salve

My Stings and Bites Salve is a go to for any type of insect sting, bug bite, splinter, infection, blister, boil or infected acne. It contains Plantain and Chamomile infused in olive oil, beeswax and lavender essential oil. The most active constituent is plantain…

Vanilla Extract

Vanilla Extract 1 bottle Bourbon (or alcohol of your choice…I recommend Vodka as well) 6 vanilla beans Cut and scrape the vanilla beans into the bourbon bottle. Cut up the bean pods into small pieces and add those as well. Shake the bottle daily….

Thyme Cough Syrup

This syrup is a staple in our house year round. My husband keeps a bottle at work, we have several bottles here at home and I often give it as a gift. This cough syrup is yummy and really does the trick, whether during…

Leave Me Alone! Insect Repellent

My husband and I hike in the forest behind our house everyday. The forest borders a river and is surrounded by man-made lakes. There are tons of mosquitoes, horseflies, ticks and these flying bugs of dubious identity that latch on and crawl around our…

Infused Oil Recipe

Infused oil recipe: Dry herbs in a dehydrator or in a cool dry place. Grind herbs with a mortar and pestle or in a grinder. You need as much surface area as possible to come into contact with the oil. Fill a jar half…

Fungi Foe Salve

Have you ever had an outbreak of some recurring ailment only to find that you are out of your prescription and it is Friday night with no hope of getting a refill until Monday morning? A few years ago, I had this very thing…