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Herbal Hot Toddy [with Mint-Infused Bourbon]

You can make a traditional Hot Toddy with only a few ingredients: whiskey, honey, water, and lemon. It is simple, but it's good to have...

Herbal Relief for Bartholin Cysts

It is easy to get upset when something is wrong with our most tender, personal bits. Imagine the panic when you wake up and discover...

Nettles – a feast on the forest floor

Stinging nettles have a bad reputation. This weed is common around the world, throughout Europe, Asia, northern Africa, and western North America, and because of...

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,...

Recipe Box: One Gallon of Mint Wine

Mint, mint, mint. Once you get a good patch of mint planted, you should quickly have more mint than you can ever figure out how...

Lose Weight the Easy Way: Cinnamon and Honey?

Howdy, folks! I’ve been getting lots of reader questions and comments sent to my inbox, and so I’m beginning a new feature called “Ask A...

What is an Electuary?

I'm an old fashioned girl. I'm not talking candlelight and roses, although that's nice. I'm talking about food preservation, medicine making, cooking methods, and brewing....