Pumpkin Chicken Treats

I saw this recipe on one of my favorite web blogs, Fresh Eggs Daily.  I modified it a little bit and thought I’d add a few more herbs into to it give it that special herbal ‘boost’.  It was easy to make and the girls seem to love it! 3 cups whole wheat flour 1 […]

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Natural Dishwashing Cubes

1 cup borax 1 cup washing soda 1/3 cup Epsom salt Lemon Juice Mix all powders together in a large stainless steel bowl In a smaller bowl, take one cup of the blended powders and add 4 Tablespoons of the lemon juice. When you add the lemon juice, the mixture will foam when it hits […]

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Natural Herbal Carpet Powder

Do you have dogs?  Do you have carpets? Well, if you do, and your like me, your carpets smell like dogs. . .  (I noticed this morning when I was laying on the carpet, pretending to do yoga, but really just laying there. . . .) So, I made this easy carpet deodorizing powder : […]

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Hen Pecking Chicken Salve

Our chickens have been pecking each other’s backs, and creating ugly bald spots. Here’s an ointment I made to help soothe the ouchiness as well as getting the other’s to “lay off”. 1/2 Cup Almond oil 1/8  cup beeswax 30 drops tea tree Essential oil 20 drops lavender essential oil 10 drops camphor essential oil […]

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Medicinal Pickled Garlic

With the recent outbreak of West Nile Virus in Colorado, I wanted to find some good recipes using garlic.  I’ve found that eating a lot of garlic really helps cut down on the amount of bites I get, and garlic is also a great remedy for colds and flu.  It’s one of nature strongest antibiotics. […]

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Compost Tea

 Directions For Making Your Own Compost Tea   Setting up a home tea brewer is easy. Here are the directions: Gather these supplies •a five gallon bucket •compost •an old pillowcase •string to tie the pillowcase •a few tablespoons of molasses (find organic molasses here) •an aquarium pump (find pumps here) •a length of air […]

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Garlic Herbal Horse Treats

1 cup dry oatmeal 1 cup flour 1 cup shredded carrots 1 tsp salt 1 tsp sugar 2 cloves garlic, finely minced 2 tablespoons garlic powder 2 tsp vegetable oil 1/4 cup molasses Directions: Mix ingredients in a bowl Form little balls and place on a greased cookie sheet Bake at 350 for 15 minutes […]

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Herbal Laundry Liquid

1 1/2 qt water 20 organic soap nuts 40 – 50 drops essential oils (choice of lavender, tea tree, cedarwood, eucalyptus, lemon, peppermint, rosemary, sweet orange, ylang ylang.) 1. Pour hot water over soap nuts 2. Steep for 30 minutes to 1 hr. 3. Strain, and reserve liquid 4. Cool completely, add essential oil Use […]

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