Herbal Series

Here you will find links to the posts in my Herbal Series all in one place for your reading pleasure. I hope you find this series helpful.
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American Beauty Berry

Callicarpa americana

Lovely to look upon, and edible!

Blackberry

Rubus fruticosus

Delicious and plentiful!

Butterfly Pea Flower

Clitoria mariana

A subscriber requested flower.

Chickweed

Stellaria media

Beloved by humans and chickens alike.

Dandelion

Taraxacum officinale

“Teeth of the Lion”

Dayflower

Commelina sp.

You’ve probably met her and didn’t even know it!

Elder

Sambucus nigra, S. canadensis

One of the most coveted herbs during cold/flu season.

Garlic

Allium sativa

Let your food be your medicine.

Goldenrod

Solidago species

One of my favorite ladies.

Hawthorn

Crataegeus monogyna

One of the best herbs for heart health!

PASSION FLOWER

Passiflora incaranta

The Flower that symbolizes the crucifixion of my Lord in its beauty. Even creation sings His praises. AND she is medicinal!

Poke Weed

Phytolacca americana

The one plant I will talk about that could actually hurt you, if you don’t respect her. Please do your research.

Raspberry

Rubus idaeus

A girl’s best friend.

Self-Heal

Prunella vulgaris

A great universal herb, aka Heal All.

Sweet Violet

Viola odorata

Decongestant herb, gentle enough for kids.



HERBAL PREPARATIONS

Decoctions

An infusion for those harder plant parts.

Can be for pleasure or medicinal purposes, with the prospect of making stronger medicinal remedies than you could get with infusions.

Infused Oils

Versatility at its finest.

Use in food, bath and body products, for massages and much more.

Infusions

It’s basically tea.

The simplest way to prepare herbs other than eating them raw, for pleasure or medicinal purposes.

Syrups

Tasty and medicinal.

A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down.

Tinctures

Alcohol, Vinegar, or Glycerin based.

One of the strongest herbal remedies, with a very long shelf life.

Tonic Wines

A lovely holiday-time remedy.

Make your evening wine better for you.



Miscellaneous

Bug Repelling Plants

Chemical free and organic repellents!

The Simpler’s Method

A simpler way to measure.


Many blessings,
Emma Lee Joy