Category Archives for "Recipes"
This tea is one of my favorite cold and flu season remedies. I make it every year, tweaking it a little bit each time. I make this in large batches in September in anticipation for cold and flu season. Around the house, I nicknamed it, “herbal tussin tea”. I wrote one version of my tea […]Continue reading
This is a mild tasting syrup I developed for even the pickiest child (or adult). The flavor is a mix of honey, with subtle notes of ginger, cinnamon, and licorice. There is a slight warming sensation from the ginger after taking a spoonful, but the marshmallow root gives this a sweet and smooth flavor. To […]Continue reading
Autumn is a great time of year to start a batch of traditional fire cider, pungent and spicy blend of apple cider vinegar and immune-boosting and anti-inflammatory herbs. It makes a great herbal decongestant and general tonic. But, what if you are congested right now and can’t wait two weeks? Try this recipe for “instant” […]Continue reading
Triple Tonic Syrup is a blend of three adaptogenic and immune-supporting herbs, decocted and added to a honey base. The first version of this I made was for my husband when his job was high-stress, physcially demanding, and exposed him to thousands of people each day. I’m betting at least a few of them weren’t […]Continue reading
2014 Influenza Threats We haven’t even hit peak flu season, and 2014 has already handed us a rough flu season. We face significant threats from both avian and swine flu viruses, and flu season usually peaks in the US in mid-February. H1N1 has been the primary flu strain this year, which is the same swine […]Continue reading