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"Catnip" The Ancient Herbal Remedy

Blog: Texas Herb Company& Crafty Threads   -   Monday July 29, 2013   -   By Petra

Nepeta cataria. Labiatae                                        ...

"Burdock" Most Valued in Herbal Medicine

Blog: Texas Herb Company& Crafty Threads   -   Sunday July 28, 2013   -   By Petra

Arctium lappa, Compositae                                      &nbs...

"Borage" the Starflower

Blog: Texas Herb Company& Crafty Threads   -   Saturday July 27, 2013   -   By Petra

Borago officinalis. Boraginaceae   Found in fields and woods, likes dry ground. Leaves are rough, flowers of wheel form and brilliant blue shade. Use, internal: To strengthen the heart and limbs. Mildly laxative,...

Strengthening " Boneset"

Blog: Texas Herb Company& Crafty Threads   -   Friday July 26, 2013   -   By Petra

Eupatorium perfoliatu. Compositae Found in damp places. Has rough hairy stems. Leaves also rather hairy. Flowers are white and creamy, and very numerous. Named after King Eupator, king of Pontus, who discovered and extolled the...

Healing Blackberry Leaves

Blog: Texas Herb Company& Crafty Threads   -   Thursday July 25, 2013   -   By Petra

Rubus fruticosus. Rosaceae                                      &nbs...

“Angelica”the Soother for the Digestive System

Blog: Texas Herb Company& Crafty Threads   -   Wednesday July 24, 2013   -   By Petra

(Archangelica officinalis. Umbelliferae) Found in damp and woodland places, and cultivated in gardens. Angelica is a rather hairy plant with ferny leaves, and umbels of white flowers of most powerful and fragrant scent. Use internal: For...

Cleansing Aloe Powder

Blog: Texas Herb Company& Crafty Threads   -   Tuesday July 23, 2013   -   By Petra

Cleansing Aloe Powder ( Aloe barbadensis or A. vera. Aloaceae) Found wild in dry, sandy and rocky regions, aloes are also much cultivated. The leaves grow in wands and are tall, fleshy and spike-toothed to protect them from grazing animals. The...

Sweet Violet Velly (Jelly)

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Wednesday May 01, 2013   -   By Katie

In the year or so that I’ve been blogging I haven’t spent much time talking about foraging although it’s a topic that interests me greatly. In general, foraging (as it pertains to food) is the act of making use of (exploiting) naturally occurring...

Morgan Botanicals Summer Herbal CSA

Blog: Morgan Botanicals   -   Friday March 22, 2013   -   By Jessica

Morgan Botanicals Summer Herbal CSA memberships are now open for registration! Enjoy 3 months of homegrown and wildgathered handmade herbals such as teas, tinctures, syrups, oils, creams, oxymels, incense, flower essences, hydrosols, essential oil blends and...

Earth Medicine At Its Finest

Blog: Morgan Botanicals   -   Thursday March 21, 2013   -   By Jessica

Do you notice you feel better when you walk barefoot on the Earth? That it makes you feel good? Like when you're hosing down your feet in the wet grass after you've been gardening all day. Well there is no question that walking barefoot is healing and ancient...

Old farmers Folk Medicine recipes to beat The Flu....

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Tuesday January 15, 2013   -   By Tony

I am an ardent reader of the Old Farmers Almanac and The Natural News.Com.To take the preventive way to avioid the flu and prevent it, I am loading my diet with on Calamantine citrus,vitamin C,Chiken soap,Lemon grass,GARLIC,Rose hips and carrot juice!!! I...

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My gardens. My legacy.

Blog: Morgan Botanicals   -   Friday June 29, 2012   -   By Jessica

My gardens are my legacy. Somehow or another I've wandered. I have to wander. I have to give. I get antsy and dreamy. I love excitement, new land and change and growth. Barefoot and barehanded from the ground up, I build a new garden. It's what I...

My Herbal Path, My Story.

Blog: Morgan Botanicals   -   Wednesday January 11, 2012   -   By Jessica

Somebody asked me yesterday what my herbal path was, my story. Here's a smidgin about me (so far anyway) for those who wanna know......   I grew up a naturalist, clinging to the arm of my momma and her picnic baskets and canteens of soup and...

Misery does not actually love company

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Sunday May 29, 2011   -   By Mary

While our customers are pain free and happy with their poplar, aspen and willow, we gave a thought to those that weren't. A new study from the University of Leeds in England followed hundreds of rheumatoid arthritis patients over several years of...

Welcome. We are pleased to announce Willow Way’s H...

Blog: Willow WayPermaculture Farm   -   Saturday March 06, 2010   -   By Zia

Our CSA offers fresh culinary herbs and a variety of herbal medicinal products. The concept of Community Suppported Agriculture (CSA) has spread across the country quickly. It is an idea that is a good fit for the times. When you pay for a farm-share...

MAKE YOUR OWN TINCTURES (alcohol extraction)

Blog: So Succulent Gardens   -   Wednesday March 25, 2009   -   By Blossomfarm

TINCTURES (alcohol extraction) Tincture are concentrated doses of herbal remedies used in small doses. To make a tincture; place 4 oz of dried herb in a sterlized glass jar with a tight fitting plastic lid. Add 2 1/2 cups of high alcohol...


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