Lavender vinegar for winter dry skin

I’ve discovered yet another healthy use for vinegar — nourishing my skin in the bathtub. Yep, I’ve been taking vinegar baths lately. Sounds a little gross and stinky, doesn’t it? That’s what I thought too, until I tried it. Soaking in a deep bath with about 1/2 cup of my lavender infused vinegar is so Read More

Why I Brew My Herbals for Six Weeks

Most of my herbal medicines – honeys, vinegars, oils, and tinctures – are brewed for at least six weeks. I was taught to do it this way by Susun Weed, my first herbal teacher, but it took a while before I understood why. Other herbalists frequently suggest only a couple weeks brewing time. And I Read More