Quick & Easy #Herbal Recipes


Sweet Birch (Betula nigra) tea

By Stormy Stewart
Uses The leaf tea is reported to eliminate gravel and dissolve kidney stones when taken daily for...

Sore throat gargle

By Stormy Stewart
At first sign of a sore throat use this gargle. Read #2 several times. "DO NOT SWALLOW".

Tea to Reduce Irritability & Anger

By Stormy Stewart
Anger and irritability serves no one. why not try this wonderful blend to sooth your raw...

Violet cough syrup

By Stormy Stewart
Violets have been used to improve acne, anger, asthma, bronchitis, colds, eczema, fever, fibrocystic breast disease,...

herbal medicine chest for your pet

By Stormy Stewart
How to give herbs to pets Fresh and dried herbs: Dried bulk herbs, or fresh herbs can...

Compress for Bleeding

By Stormy Stewart
Yarrow is a very valuable medicinal herb, alternative medicine as an antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative,...

Lavender Rub for Asthma

By Stormy Stewart
Lavender Rub for Asthma Just rub on the chest area as needed, but most especially before bed....

Simple Healing Herbal salve & dehydrate plantain

By Stormy Stewart
This nice smelling salve soothes and protects cuts and scrapes. It is so gentle you can even...

Yarrow tea for the colds and flu season

By Stormy Stewart
Take this at your first sniffle. Echinacea and Yarrow have simular actions , some...

Rose water toner

By Stormy Stewart
This is a great treat for the skin. The gentle astringent qualities of rose water have...

Lobelia

By Stormy Stewart
One of the most commonly cultivated varieties, Lobelia inflata, is used as a herbal medicinal supplement. It...

lime coconut lip balm

By Stormy Stewart
You put the lime in the coconut but don't drink it a;ll down instead wear it...

Plant yourself some RED CLOVER

By Stormy Stewart
Clovers and especially the red ones have bioactive components: calcium, lecithin, chromium, magnesium, potassium, silicium, vitamins...

Uses for Ylang Ylang Oil

By Stormy Stewart
Use to calm breathing, for high blood pressure, stimulate circulatory system, and to treat impotence (frigidity).

Cleopatra's Anti wrinkle lotion

By Stormy Stewart
Cleopatra Beauty of the Nile was a clever woman. She was an accomplished botanical chemist Cleopatra...

Peppermint Foot Salve (for him)

By Stormy Stewart
Beeswax applied to the skin helps to prevent skin dehydration and in foot balms, it prevents...

Cleansing herbs for your Body

By Stormy Stewart
Did you know everything to cleanse your body of toxins is as close as you kitchen...

Herbal Cough Syrup from your spice cabnet

By Stormy Stewart
Most herbal cabnets have everything you need to make you well. Here is a cough medicine...

Make your own Aloe Vera Gel

By Stormy Stewart
Here is a stable way to make and keep fresh aloe vera gel for lotions and...

Peppermint Rosemary Atheletes foot spray

By Stormy Stewart
Here is a recipe for a terrific foot spray that not only soothes and refreshes your...

Fire Cider for colds and flu

By Stormy Stewart
This is a healthy herbal formula that takes 4 weeks. the video is on here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JU8U0bDmXks

Backyard herbal #1 Plantain

By Stormy Stewart
I have started a weekly series on my facebook page and blog http://returningtotheoldways.blogspot.com/ It will be on weeds....

Kitchen cabnet and counter cleaner

By Stormy Stewart
Lately I have had a urge for oranges, something I am usually not interested in. So...

Mint Julep Tea

By Teresa Horn
This is a recipe I mixed up one summer day and enjoyed it very much. It...
Zucchini Recipes for Summer

Zucchini Recipes for Summer


While Memorial Day is the unofficial beginning of summer, for me it really starts when I see store shelves full of zucchini. One reason I love zucchini so much is the health benefits. They’re low in carbs, high in fiber, and filled with essential vitamins. But, another reason – and it’s the main one – […]

24 Warm Weather Side Dishes

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When the weather gets warmer, relaxed summer dinners are a must. Grilling dinner becomes a weekly activity. But what to serve with your burgers, chicken, fish, or steak? Easy side dishes like grilled vegetables and lots of salads. Everything from grilled corn salad to fresh watermelon and cucumber tomato salad. Don’t worry… we’re sharing delicious […]

14 Summer Squash Recipes

14 Summer Squash Recipes


Summer produce is our favorite, especially summer squash! With so many delicious ways to prepare summer squash, it’s a healthy go-to ingredient during these warmer months. Yellow with a fat bottom that gets skinnier towards the neck, it’s very easy to differentiate summer squash from zucchini. No matter how you cut, cook or top it, […]