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Herbal Ice Cubes

Blog: Sharon Hubbs-Kreft, Herbalist - Amazing Grace Herbals LLC   -   Friday May 22, 2009   -   By Sharon

We all try to use as many fresh herbs as possible but what happens when you are left with a small amount and not enough to make your favorite dish? Or how about when you use almost every leaf off the stem but have not even a handful left and you know if...

Flower Scented Sugar

Blog: Sharon Hubbs-Kreft, Herbalist - Amazing Grace Herbals LLC   -   Thursday May 21, 2009   -   By Sharon

I made my last batch of flower sugar last week when my lilacs were in final bloom. I love "lilac sugar", it has such a unique flavor and can really add a twist to some common dishes and drinks. I espcailly like to add it to Green tea or Jasmine...

Gardening by the phases of the Moon

Blog: Sharon Hubbs-Kreft, Herbalist - Amazing Grace Herbals LLC   -   Tuesday May 19, 2009   -   By Sharon

How does one garden by the Moon? Farmers have done it for centuries and many of our ancestors only followed the planting and harvesting patterns despite newer technologies. The lunar phase controls the amount of moisture in the soil. This...

Detox Salad Recipe

Blog: Sharon Hubbs-Kreft, Herbalist - Amazing Grace Herbals LLC   -   Friday May 15, 2009   -   By Sharon

I was flipping through a great book called Detox for Women by Natalia Rose, a great nutritionist and found this wonderful salad recipe to help detox the system. It is very, very tasty!!! This salad can be made anytime as it is full of vitamins and...

Mugwort Madness

Blog: Sharon Hubbs-Kreft, Herbalist - Amazing Grace Herbals LLC   -   Monday May 11, 2009   -   By Sharon

After having a long discussion with a friend who wanted to pull every last little root of Mugwort from her yard because she was so frustrated with it's regrowth and noxious habits, I decided to educate everyone on its wonderful properties. Here is information...

Bach's Flower Essnces - Part 2 - The Essences

Blog: Sharon Hubbs-Kreft, Herbalist - Amazing Grace Herbals LLC   -   Friday May 08, 2009   -   By Sharon

I hope you enjoyed Part 1 about using and administering Flower Essences. Here are a list of Bach's Flower Essences and their primary uses: AGRIMONY ~ denial, "stuffing" emotions, inappropriate communication, allergies, physical...

Bach's Flower Essnces - Part 1

Blog: Sharon Hubbs-Kreft, Herbalist - Amazing Grace Herbals LLC   -   Monday May 04, 2009   -   By Sharon

I love working with the various flower essences and make many myself. I use all different types including Australian, Alaskan, Light Heart and Indigo to name a few. I am going to blog about Bach's essences as these are the essences most commonly found in the...

Essential Oils and Pregnancy

Blog: Sharon Hubbs-Kreft, Herbalist - Amazing Grace Herbals LLC   -   Friday April 24, 2009   -   By Sharon

Here is great list of essential oils that may aid in pregnancy. I used many myself during my pregnancy and found much relief. If you have any questions, please feel free to email me and I will be happy to help! Many blessings for a wonderful pregnancy...

Stevia - Nature's sweetener and my favorite recipe

Blog: Sharon Hubbs-Kreft, Herbalist - Amazing Grace Herbals LLC   -   Tuesday April 21, 2009   -   By Sharon

Stevia is a South American herb that has been used as a sweetener by the Guarani Indians of Paraguay for hundreds of years. The leaves of this small, green Stevia rebaudiana plant have a delicious and refreshing taste that can be 100 times sweeter than sucrose...

It's CHIVE time!!!

Blog: Sharon Hubbs-Kreft, Herbalist - Amazing Grace Herbals LLC   -   Monday April 20, 2009   -   By Sharon

We had our first harvest of Chives yesterday and with the warm air and spring breeze it could not have been more perfect. I love adding chives to everything, such a wonderful little herb and bursting with flavor. The medical properties of chives are...

Quick Stretches to get you motivated for a spring ...

Blog: Sharon Hubbs-Kreft, Herbalist - Amazing Grace Herbals LLC   -   Friday April 17, 2009   -   By Sharon

The sun is bright and shining today, it makes you want to get moving and motivated for the summer months ahead. Let's face it, we all put on a couple pounds over the winter; our body goes into hibernation mode and we eat almost all the wrong goodies  -...

Herbal Preparations and loose herbs for tea

Blog: Sharon Hubbs-Kreft, Herbalist - Amazing Grace Herbals LLC   -   Thursday April 16, 2009   -   By Sharon

I have been asked by many if any of my teas (which are really herbal infusions and decoctions) could be used loose instead of in a tea bag. The answer to this, of course, is yes!!! I choose to place the herbs in a tea filter because of the ease of clean...

Herbal Hair Rinses

Blog: Sharon Hubbs-Kreft, Herbalist - Amazing Grace Herbals LLC   -   Wednesday April 15, 2009   -   By Sharon

-           Herbal hair rinses help to restore hairs natural luster and beauty. Depending on which variety you choose you can deep clean hair, lighten or darken your original hair color naturally, prevent...

Reminder 15% off all Amazing Grace Herbals remedie...

Blog: Sharon Hubbs-Kreft, Herbalist - Amazing Grace Herbals LLC   -   Saturday April 11, 2009   -   By Sharon

Hi Everyone and warm wishes for the Easter season! Just a reminder that Local Harvest is running a special on all of my remedies, yup, all of them. They are 15% off all of my herbal products throughout the end of April. They thought it was a great time to...

Grandmom's Queen of Hungary's Water

Blog: Sharon Hubbs-Kreft, Herbalist - Amazing Grace Herbals LLC   -   Saturday March 28, 2009   -   By Sharon

After tons of requests, I finally have a fresh spring batch of my Grandmom's Queen of Hungary's Water baking in the sunlight. This skin topical can be made all year but it always is at its best in the spring and summer months when it can bake in the warm sun. ...

The herbs are getting ready . . .

Blog: Sharon Hubbs-Kreft, Herbalist - Amazing Grace Herbals LLC   -   Tuesday March 24, 2009   -   By Sharon

The weather is starting to break here in NJ and I have been out and about in the gardens weeding, walking and watching the new little herb sprouts stick their little green noses through the soil. It will not be long now that they will begin growing at a pretty...

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