Quick & Easy Healthy #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".

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...

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...

Choose Your Basil Dressing

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

Herbed Tomato Dip

By Teresa Horn
This recipe I mixed up one summer day while in the kitchen wanting something to snack...
Baking With Blueberries

Baking With Blueberries


Breads and muffins and coffee cakes, we love baking with blueberries! Perfect for breakfast, brunch, or dessert, these goodies are bursting with fresh blueberries and a treat for the whole family. So grab all those blueberries you recently picked and head to the kitchen!

Refreshing Summertime Evening Cocktails

Refreshing Summertime Evening Cocktails


What better way to relax at the end of the day than to make a refreshing cocktail and take a few moments to yourself? We all know summertime can be busy. We may not be able to do this every day, but at least once a week I try to. It helps me clear my […]

7 Summer Trifles

7 Summer Trifles


Who doesn’t love this lovely layered treat? Dating back to the 18th century, this is a tried and true summer dessert. Perfect for picnics, cookouts, and get-togethers, trifles are a delicious dessert that feed a crowd. Simple, gorgeous, and can be made ahead of time, trifles come in all shapes and sizes and flavors for […]