Herbalism & Herbal Recipes
Homebrewing: Mead, Wine, and More
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.
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How to Make Lemon-Infused Honey
Sharp, sour lemon blends perfectly with sweet wildflower honey. Versatile enough to be both a syrup for sore throats and a perfect cocktail mixer.
Wild Fermented Dandelion Wine Recipe
Make the most out of an abundance of dandelions with a wild-fermented wine or mead. It’s easy, exciting, and worth trying – what are you waiting for?
Moontime Tea Blend for Painful Periods
Some days, it really hurts to have a uterus. On those moontime days that leave you breathless and angry and in pain, this tea blend can offer a bit of relief.
Recipe Box: Strawberry Pineapple Wine – 1 Gallon
I had an intense craving for fresh fruit and veggies the other day. Since that is one of those food desires that is acceptable to give in to, I drove down the street to the local fruit market. The awesome little tienda down the road was on my list to visit anyways, as they have…
How to use Garlic Mullein Ear Oil for Earaches
There are many guides that explain how to use ear oil, but I noticed that none of them included one of the most important parts: encouraging nurturing touch and creating a soothing environment.
Herbs to Prevent and Treat Urinary Tract Infections
Urinary tract infections are awful to deal with. You can use a supportive tea like this to help defeat the UTI before it gets going.
Recipe Box: Spiced Cranberry Cordial
Tart cranberries are excellent for more than just Thanksgiving dinner. These sweet treats make an excellent liqueur.
Cayenne Infused Honey at “Keeping Backyard Bees”
I’m now contributing articles to Keeping Backyard Bees, a sister site to Mother Earth News and Grit Magazine. They are collecting articles and information about tending honey bees and supporting healthy habitats for pollinators! My first post is on infusing delicious honey with equally delicious cayenne pepper for a spicy and sweet treat. Do you…
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