Linden Leaf and Flower for Head Colds, Aches, Dry Skin, Sleep, and More

You know those head colds where it starts off with your nose running like a faucet and uncontrollable sneezing?  And then once that stops, your nasal passages just swell up and seal shut,  but your nose continues to run and drip down the back of your throat?  Yeah.  I had one of those last week.  Read More

Tasty Magnesium Rich Herbal Infusion

I’ve been showing signs of magnesium deficiency, so I made a magnesium-rich herbal infusion, steeped over night.  It’s really tasty! Part of my symptoms are related to the peri menopause I’m sure, but I suspect magnesium deficiency is at the root of it. I’m having a lot of fatigue, grumpiness, digestive issues, muscle spasms, tingling Read More

Winter Nourishing Herbal Infusion

My new favorite winter nourishing herbal infusion is a combination of equal parts violet leaf and linden flowers, with a hefty pinch of nettle seeds. Pour a quart of boiling water over, seal, and let sit for 4 hours or more. Strain and drink. Yumm!!! This blend is addressing my winter constitutional dryness beautifully, moistening Read More

Nettle Infusion for Energy and Nourishment

Need an energy pick-me-up? Try Nettles!  Susun Weed says that nettle infusion is an excellent nourisher of the kidneys and adrenals and will banish water retention so it doesn’t return.  I’ve read that it is also an excellent uterine tonic — with regular use it will banish PMS, reduce heavy bleeding, and eliminate cramps! Wow. Read More