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DIY Damiana Love Potion

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Nettles – a feast on the forest floor

How to use Garlic Mullein Ear Oil for Earaches

For some reason, ear infections seem to be a common childhood complaint. If you begin to recognize the symptoms of an ear infection very early,...
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My Favorite No-Knead Bread

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Waste Not, Want Not: Herb Twig Bundles for Witchcraft

Herbalism & Herbal Recipes

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This will cure cancer! Herbal Miracle Cure!

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Toddler-safe Teething Tea

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Let’s Talk About: How to use Lavender

Moon Goddess of Mystery Psychedelic Tarot Art by Emily Balivet

Yoni Steaming: An act of self love

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Make your own Fire Vinegar (aka Fire Cider)

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Herbs to Prevent and Treat Urinary Tract Infections

Homebrewing: Mead, Wine, and More

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Elderberry Mead: Make Your Own One Gallon Batch!

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Make your own Ginger Wine: One Gallon Recipe

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Goldenrod and Ginger Wine – One Gallon Recipe

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One Gallon of Mint Wine {Recipe}

Strawberry and Lemon Balm Mead from Amber Shehan on Pixiespocket.com

Strawberry & Lemon Balm Mead – One Gallon Recipe

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Vanilla Bean Chamomile Mead – One Gallon Recipe

About

Welcome to Pixie's Pocket!  I am Amber Shehan, and I am a hobbit-like, tipsy fae creature who resides in Western North Carolina - herbalist, author, educator, brewer of wines and meads, and a lazy gardener.

My Books

Foraging & Gardening

Rose and Peony Infused Honey Recipe

Rose and Peony Flower Infused Honey

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Asheville Herb Festival 2014

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Size Doesn’t Matter: Ways To Make Your Small Garden Super Impressive

Recipe Box

DIY Damiana Love Potion

Make yourself a bottle of Love Potion Number 9 with this aphrodisiac cordial made with Damiana, honey, and other invigorating herbs!

Recipe: Gluten-Free Tahini Cookies

This is a guest post from Ben at The Online Grill, in which he shares an awesome sweet treat that’s gluten free and full of delicious honey and tahini.

Lacto-Fermented Garlic Recipe

Fermenting garlic cloves is easy and fun, plus it is a great way to use up extra garlic without it going to waste!

Dandelion Flower Infusion and Syrup

Dandelions are wonderful medicine and a delight to drink. Make an infusion from dandelion flowers and give it a try, or turn it into a tasty simple syrup for herby cocktails and desserts.

My Favorite No-Knead Bread

I love baking bread, but I’m often short on time and energy. Luckily, you can make tasty no-knead bread in a dutch oven with a little planning and a minimal amount of work!

Apple Daikon Radish Sauerkraut Recipe

I used to despise sauerkraut, but finally trying a crunchy, home-fermented version changed my palate forever.

Garlic Infused Honey

Everyone knows garlic as the ubiquitous kitchen seasoning that it is, but there are fewer people who realize that they can use this versatile bulb medicinally! One way to combine those two purposes is to make Garlic Infused Honey.

Herbed Dilly Beans [Recipe]

Dilly beans are a great way to preserve green beans. Add these spicy, crunchy beans to cheese boards, minced into a relish, or snacked on right out of the jar!

Lemon Cucumber Brined Pickles Recipe

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. When life gives you lemon cucumbers, make delicious pickles!

Wild Fermented Dandelion Wine

It is a beautiful spring, but I’m singing the blues. I’m down to my last bottle of dandelion wine from last year, and now I have to make more! It will be months before I can drink more of this delicious nectar.

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