Wellness in Autumn

Wellness in Autumn

This article is adapted by Cassandra Orjala from an article by Saffron & Sage. You may not think about your colon very much, but as a colon hydrotherapist of over 30 years, I do! Our colons deal with a lot more than you may realize – they get rid of all the...
Medicine from my Backyard

Medicine from my Backyard

I’ve been growing food and medicinals in my garden for most of my life.  I thought it would be fun this month to catalogue some of the current medicinals and unusual edibles that I’m growing.  For you, it’s great to reflect on just how much you can...
Calendula Oil

Calendula Oil

I’ve been growing Calendula for a while now and I love this plant. Oil infused with Calendula is so soothing for many skin ailments. I find myself using it for most any skin problem with great success. Here’s how to make it: Harvest your flowers,...
Fever Reducing Yarrow Tea

Fever Reducing Yarrow Tea

This recipe has decades old heritage. It’s truly hard to improve upon. If you notice a fever coming on, drink 1/2 cup every 30 minutes to bring on a good sweat. Once you being to sweat, reduce the tea to 1/2 every hour and continue until the fever subsides. 1...
Meadowsweet

Meadowsweet

I wanted to share this information that I found on Indigo Herbs about Meadowsweet. This is currently blooming in my garden and I love that I can use it for my health! Meadowsweet is also known as: Bridewort, Meadow Queen, Meadow Wort, Pride of the Meadow, Queen of the...