Category Archives: Herbs

Aloe Vera: How to Care for Aloe Vera Plants

Source:  The Old Farmer’s Almanac How to Care for Aloe Vera Plants The aloe vera plant is an easy, attractive succulent that makes for a great indoor companion. Aloe vera plants are useful, too, as the juice from their leaves … Continue reading

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Dandelion, A Common Garden Herb

by Crooked Bear Creek Organic Herbs Taraxacum officinale Also, Known As: Blow Ball Cankerwort Dandelion Lion’s Tooth Pissabed Priest’s-crown Puff Ball Pu Gong Ying Pu-kung-ying Swine Snout Telltime White Endive Wild Endive The dandelion is a common garden herb, with … Continue reading

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Make Herbal Tonics from Spring Plants

Source:  Mother Earth Living Rejuvenate your body and soul by incorporating safe, nourishing tonic plants into your spring diet. By Marlene Adelmann With spring comes young greens that help revitalize us after a long and restful winter. Spring cleaning is … Continue reading

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Herb: Dandelion

The Loathed Weed and Cure-All of the Lawn Reader Contribution by Jennifer Heinzel Source: Mother Earth Living “Golden lads and girls all must, as chimney sweepers, come to dust” —William Shakespeare Dandelion was one of the most loved and “esteemed … Continue reading

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Herb: Crampbark

Viburnum opulus Also, Known As: Crampbark Cranberry Bush Cranberry Tree Guelder Rose Pembina Pimbina Whitten Tree Crampbark (botanical name Viburnum opulus) is basically a shrub that is indigenous to Europe as well as North America and is also found growing … Continue reading

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Elderberry Syrup Recipe

Source:  Lisa’s Herb Remedies Many symptoms connected to colds and flus are effectively treated with this tiny berry. Coughs, fevers and sinus infections all bow to elder’s healing touch.  This makes elderberry a rare herb as it not only prevents … Continue reading

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About Herbs: A Composite

Source:  Unknown  To make a Herbal Tea, Scoop 1-3 tablespoons of dried herb into a strainer. Heat 1 cup of water until it just comes to a boil. Place strainer in your cup. Pour hot water over herbs & cover … Continue reading

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