“Lavender Cones” “The Illustrated Herbal Encyclopedia” by Brenda Little “An arrangement of lavender makes a pretty, scented decorative feature”. Materials: A large, well-opened pine cone Short stalks of lavender flowers A small cork Varnish Glue * Varnish the cone, and when dry glue it to the cork to make a … More Recipe – “Lavender Cones”
Sun (Solar) Infusions – Solar Tea Choose your herbs, water and then place into a sterilized clean glass jar with a tight lid. Place this glass jar into the hot sunlight (by a bright window) for several hours. Lunar Tea Place your herbs and the water in a sterilized clean container and leave the … More “Sun (Solar) & Moon (Lunar) Infusions”
This herb plant contains no caffeine unless it is blended with coffee or other blending components. Rooibos can be drank just like Black tea by adding your milk and sugar to it. Some like to drink it just on its own, but others have placed lemon with the tea. Brewing Rooibos coffee in the shops … More Info on Rooibos – Part 2 of 2
“MATCHA CREAM CHEESE CHICORY BOATS” “New Tastes in Green Tea” by Mutsuko Tokunaga 7 oz. Cream cheese 1-1/3 tsp. Matcha + 3 tsp. Hot water 8-10 chicory leaves 1 medium tomato, peeled and diced watercress or parsley for garnish *Remove the cream cheese from the refrigerator 20 minutes or so before use to allow it … More Recipe – “Matcha Cream Cheese Chicory Boats”
For many centuries enjoying herbs in bath has become a very therapeutic way to help re-energize the body. A great way to distress, soothe skin and generally relax you from every day. Enjoying a warm bath with a few wonderful herbs in a a small muslin bag. Creating a ambiant place around your own tub can become … More Herbal Bathing …….