How To Make A Glycerite: Easy Herbal Home Medicine

How to Make a Glycerite: Easy Herbal Home Medicine

Herbal glycerites are a sweet tasting way to extract herbal constituents. For adults who cannot tolerate alcohol, glycerites are a welcome break from teas or syrups. For parents, glycerites are a crafty way to administer potent but unpalatable medicine to fussy children. For people with an upset stomach, a glycerite is welcomed over a tincture any day.

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Easy-To-Sew T Shirt Bag

Easy-To-Sew T Shirt Bag

Collection bags are handy to have during harvest season. This project involves changing an old t-shirt into a collection bag that can be stuffed into a pocket until ready for use. These bags are great to have around when you happen to stumble upon an apple tree ripe and ready for the picking. They also come in handy for carrying beach towels, coloring books or sack lunches.

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Elderberry: The Flu Fighter

Elderberry: The Flu Fighter

Sambuccus nigra, a. k. a. Black Elderberry, Blue Elderberry Elder was called the "country people's medicine chest."¬† Elder keeps viruses at bay by blocking the virus from entering the cell itself. All flu viruses have trouble with elderberry's blockades. The…

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Milling Soap: A Stove Top How-to

Milling Soap: A Stove Top How-to

Soap milling, also called French Milling, is an easy traditional process for enhancing cakes or bars of soaps. Milling allows you to add a variety of healing, soothing, or cleansing ingredients, such as extra fats or oatmeal or essential oils, to your soaps. I like to make hand milled soaps to give as gifts as well as to add luxury to our daily lives.

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