While none of these tools in my Herbalist’s Tool Box are necessary, there are many (all of them, really) that make a big difference to the quality of processing and the efficiency/convenience when having to make bigger batches or process a bulk of herbs.… Continue Reading “An Herbalist’s Toolbox: Vacuum Sealer”
I made it home to America (specifically, New Mexico) for Christmas with my family. It had been eleven years since we had celebrated Christmas together. My daughters and I came prepared with Christmas gifts in tow, ready to wrap and put under the tree.… Continue Reading “An Herbalist’s Toolbox: a good knife”
I was given the opportunity to test out this dehydrator for a couple of months. It might just be my favourite now. At 7:20 you will see me describing how to use this dehydrator to make potent herbal oil infusions.
Ground herbs have a wide variety of uses. You can use them for seasonings, make your own teas, infuse them in oil for salves, even make your own herbal tinctures. In the past, I always used my big mortar and pestle or even scissors.… Continue Reading “An Herbalist’s Toolbox: A Juicer”