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Heal Thyself: Herbal Medicine

I have to admit that up until recently, I’ve been a little down on herbal medicine.  I used to be really into it and then grad school kind of beat it out of me.   1,089 more words

Health/Fitness

The Health Benefits of Nettle

Nettles (Urtica dioica) are one of my absolute favorite herbs. Wait — have I said that already about some other herb? Hey, it’s hard not to love them all. 817 more words

Homesteading

Emergency Preparedness : Disaster Planning for Your Livestock

Transporting livestock animals to safety when disaster strikes can be difficult. Disaster preparedness is important for all animals, but it is particularly important for livestock because of the animals’ size and the requirements needed to shelter and transport them. 696 more words

Homesteading

Squirreling

I love squirrels.

Besides being adorable and entertaining creatures, I respect the way they are so in tune with the seasons and their level of self reliance and self sufficiency. 1,214 more words

Personal And Social Well-being

Tinctures: The What and How

If you saw our post from a few weeks ago, you know we are going through all the different ways to make herbal medicine. This week we are looking at tinctures. 420 more words

Herbs

The Blackthorn

The Blackthorn or Prunus Spinosa is a deciduous shrub which can grow to twelve feet in height. . It makes an excellent barrier hedge due to the strong and prickly thorns which would make it very difficult for intruders to penetrate. 384 more words

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