Warming Spice Cake

I love all the different ways I can add herbs into sweet foods. This recipe is no different. What better way to warm you up after a meal than a spice cake using delicious carminative herbs and circulatory stimulating herbs.. These herbs will not only keep you warm in the winter months but also help…

Spicy Caramel Nut Mix

I love to have nuts but why cant we add some spice to them as well. With so many holiday treats being filled with fats and sugars, these candied nuts will at least offer you some herbs to help support your digestion and keep you warm at night. The only challenging part of making this…

COOKIES!!!!

I don’t normally write about things like this but I enjoy them and you will too! Healthy, nutritious, and seriously delicious cookies! A few years ago I bought ‘Vegan Cookies: Invade your cookie jar.’ A book all about vegan recipes for cookies. When I became gluten free I first went to this book. Now this…

Arthritis and Herbs

Arthritis, yea it hurts and boy does it take a lot of work to get rid of it or reverse the progression. What?! You didn’t know you can do that? Unfortunately, not everyone can but if you start at the first signs of arthritis it is a simple path back to healthy joints. Arthritis is…

Anti-Rheumatic Herbs

Rheumatism is an old word and is not often talked about by modern doctors now. Rheumatism, in short, is the old word for arthritis. This is a very common challenge as individuals get older and get less and less movement. The joints start to deteriorate and pain often ensues as bones can start to rub…

Analgesics

Continuing on with our exploration of herbal actions, we come to analgesics. Many of you have probably heard this term before and it is a common one not just in herbal medicine but also in modern pharmaceutical practices. An analgesic compound is one that relieves pain. Some herbs are falsely called analgesics but rather work…

Holiday Herbal Salves

There is still enough time to make herbal salves for your family and friends for the holidays. Lets get going now. Ingredients Ball jar with lid Crock pot with warm setting Meat thermometer or similar Muslin cloth Glass or ceramic sauce pan Metal tins or small glass jars Olive or coconut oil Beeswax Herbs of…

Fire Cider

Another great way to get the awesome medicinal benefits of garlic with the doubly amazing benefits of apple cider vinegar.

Herbs for Pain

There are some great herbs for pain but they work best for certain kinds of pain topically. Here are a few to get you started.

Herb of the Year: Cayenne

Learn a whole bunch of awesome things to do with Cayenne, the 2016 Herb of the Year on National Herb Day