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20 Medicinal Trees You Can Forage Medicine From

When most people think of herbal medicine they think of herbs, flowers and mushrooms. But the medicinal trees around us can also be a source of powerful herbal medicine! Being able to identify medicinal trees and understanding how to use them is incredibly useful because they’re available year-round, unlike herbs that you have to dry or …

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How to Propagate Basil From Cuttings

Basil propagation is an easy and rewarding way to divide and grow many more FREE basil plants! In this post we’ll go over exactly how to propagate basil successfully. Click here for a complete list of all of our gardening posts. Growing Basil One of the easiest culinary herbs to grow is basil (Ocimum Basilicum). …

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How to Treat Cradle Cap With Herbs From Your Backyard

Cradle cap (or infantile seborrheic dermatisis) is the scaly or crusty patches of skin on your child’s scalp. This recipe will help treat cradle cap with herbs foraged from your backyard. While it’s completely harmless and not painful, it is unsightly. My son had it for years until I finely found an herbal treatment for …

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Natural Remedies for Treating Allergies

More then 30% of the population suffers from seasonal allergies and hay fever. If you’re one of those that suffers, try these tips and tricks to reduce your exposure, and 12 natural remedies for allergies. It’s that time of the year again. While Spring brings in beautiful trees and blooming flowers, the warm temperatures send …

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Top 18 Herbal Actions and How to Use Them

Herbal actions are the effects herbs have on the body. Like the key or legend to a map, knowing what these herbal actions mean can help us navigate the world of personal health and herbal medicine. Here are the top 18 herbal actions, what they mean, and how to use them: Herbal Actions 1. Adaptogen Adaptogens, …

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