Elder Flowers Are Coming!

Elder Flowers Are Coming!

Elder Flower TinctureBy Handmade Apothecary Tinctures are a way to extract and preserve the medicinal qualities of herbs. These will last 1-2 years and can be kept in a cool dark place.Fill a jar ¾ full with either flowers or berries, fill the jar to the top with...
Nettle Tea

Nettle Tea

A few years ago, I went with my son Teuvo to Round Lake to forage wild nettles on Mother’s Day weekend.  It was a beautiful day and such a fun experience. Nettles are amazing for times like these with the fear of respiratory illnesses continuing to linger....
Decongestant Herbs

Decongestant Herbs

I’m sharing some information about decongestant herbs today. What is a decongestant? Decongestants: reduce congestion and mucus production. This can help reduce the possibility of an opportunistic infection.  The following herbs help produce decongestant actions...
Exepectorant Herbs

Exepectorant Herbs

Do you know about Expectorant Herbs?! These herbs help move foreign particles up and out of the lungs by helping the body produce mucus more effectively and sometimes thinning mucus that is too thick. Here are some herbs and essential oils that fall into that...
Sinus Infection Neti Pot Drops

Sinus Infection Neti Pot Drops

These drops are amazing for your sinuses. A great tool to have on hand for when you need them. 2 oz Anemopsis californica (Yerba mansa)2 oz Juglans nigra (Black walnut)1 oz Hydrastis canadensis (Goldenseal)1 oz Collinsonia candensis (Stone root)Althea officinalis...
Vegetable Protein Chart

Vegetable Protein Chart

I’m excited to share this vegetable protein chart.  It’s such a great reminder to turn to vegetables for our main sustenance.  Our current culture has us turning to meats and fats for “health” at every turn, and though these foods offer vital...