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5 Essential Medicinal Herbs For Spring

Spring is just around the corner (Really!) and it will be time for many of us to work around the house ~ both inside and outside.  After raking, cleaning windows and starting gardens you can end up with wounds, scrapes, scratches, allergies and more.   Andrea of Frugally Sustainable LOVES herbs.  And she has compiled a […]

How to Start a Medicinal Herb Garden

Herbs have been used for healing for thousands of years.  There’s been a resurgence of interest in herbs because they are natural, easy to use and affordable.  By starting your own medicinal herb garden you can make teas, tinctures, infusions, balms, lotions and more to treat the  symptoms of the common cold, flu, skin irritations, […]

Healing Herbs to Grow in Your Garden

Are you interested in growing your own herbs this year?  SatuR presents 7 medicinal herbs you can grow in your garden.  She also includes suggestions on how to use each herb.  Nice article! Click on the Healing Herbs to Grow in Your Garden link to see the complete post. Healing Herbs to Grow in Your Garden

10 Medicinal Herbs to Plant This Spring

Spring is just around the corner (really!) and it’s not too early to start planning your garden. Karyn provides a list of the 10 best medicinal herbs  (well technically one is a tree) including Coneflower (Echinacea), ginseng, chamomile and 7 more.  What’s great is that she shares a detailed description of each herb, how to […]

Preparedness – Homegrown Medicinals

This is a great post by Laurie about growing herbs and weeds for medicinal purposes.   Under each herb there’s an explanation of the medicinal uses and links to additional information.  The post includes : Mints (chocolate mint, lemon balm, catnip) Mulleine Red Clover Yarrow Chamomile Raspberry Leaf Anise Hyssop Plantain It’s a very helpful post. Click […]

Medicinal Plants & Herbal Remedies for Beginners

This is a little treasure trove of herbal knowledge.  Nina of DIYNatural  has used herbs for years, and her father was an herb farmer.   In this post, Nina shares her favorite herbs, and different ways to use them. There are a number of recipes for an arnica balm,calendula  infusions, comfrey infused oil, lemon balm tea, […]