Fresh Ginger Honey Syrup

I recently saw a recipe for a ginger syrup, and thought I’d give it a go.  Like always, I had to change things up a bit to suit my own tastes  and purposes, so this is my recipe for Ginger Syrup.  This syrup is great for mixing with soda water, starting a sauce, or putting […]

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Sleepy Time Night Balm

I created this recipe for my son, who has a hard time falling asleep.  It incorporates both herbal healing and aromatherapy to soothe the mind and support a good night’s sleep. This recipe is written for dried herbs, but fresh herbs could certainly be substituted.  Just raise the amount of herbs to 1/4 cup if […]

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Sleepy Tea

Probably the tea that is most requested – 1 part chamomile 1 part lemon balm 1/2 part oatstraw 1/2 part spearmint 1/4 part skullcap 1/4 part passionflower Mix all herbs together in a bowl.  you want the herbs to all be around the same size for uniform infusing. Use 1 heaping tablespoon per 8 oz […]

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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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Bug Bite Spray

Bug Bite Spray I created this recipe for Blue the Horse but like always, we test all my potions on ourselves (the humans) before we give them to the animals.  We found this spray to be so effective that we kept a bottle for ourselves.  It really helps with the stinging and itching, and also helps to take down the swelling […]

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