Yarrow & Goldenrod: Superb Topical Analgesic

A few weeks ago, I got the side of my finger caught between the tips of a pair of pliers that I happened to be squeezing together with all my might while working on something.  It hurt terribly and made an instant ugly bruise swell up.  Ooooh, it was throbbing, skin almost cut, a dark purple bruise.  Read More

Seaweed Facial & Magic Lotion

Today is happy birthday to me! I’m celebrating with friends and family later this weekend, but today I treated myself to a spa right here in my Witchen Kitchen. First, I whipped up some amazing, skin softening lotion. Remember that diaper rash balm I made and wrote about a few weeks ago? Well, I began Read More

Herbal Coconut Diaper Rash Balm

My new little grandson, barely 2 weeks old, has had his first minor diaper rash. ‘Cause he likes to poop in the middle of the night while he’s sleeping and nobody knows about it until the next morning! Here is a simple herbal balm I made that cleared it right up. I used raw, organic Read More

Getting Over the Flu

I had the flu last week and, for the first time, treated myself solely with herbal remedies. It was the shortest bout I have ever had! Usually, I get the flu starting with a tickle in my throat or profuse nasal discharge. Then I get progressively worse, sometimes over the course of an entire week. Read More