Alchemy of Herbs

Herbal Extracts Series Part IX – Distillations

By |2023-05-13T10:22:37-07:00May 12th, 2023|Categories: Alchemy of Herbs, Life Hacks - Medicinal|Tags: |

What on earth are herbal extracts? There are certain health promoting compounds that can be found in the plants around us, whether they be wild or cultivated. Herbal extraction is the process of drawing out the therapeutic components of a chosen herb or plant. In many cases, the beneficial compounds we want are tucked away [...]

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Herbal Extracts Series Part VIII – Oxymels

By |2023-05-13T10:16:33-07:00February 28th, 2023|Categories: Alchemy of Herbs, Life Hacks - Medicinal|Tags: |

What on earth are herbal extracts? There are certain health promoting compounds that can be found in the plants around us, whether they be wild or cultivated. Herbal extraction is the process of drawing out the therapeutic components of a chosen herb or plant. In many cases, the beneficial compounds we want are tucked away [...]

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Herbal Honeys – Homemade Cough Syrup

By |2023-02-12T08:35:57-07:00February 27th, 2023|Categories: Alchemy of Herbs, Life Hacks - Medicinal|Tags: |

Honey in old medicinal texts of all varieties have been considered to be helpful in the health activities in the past. It’s also possible to increase the antioxidant content of lighter-colored honey by infusing it with herbs like echinacea, elderberry or acerola cherry – this organic honey cough syrup detailed below can have more than [...]

Diseases We Have that the Pioneers Didn’t

By |2023-02-12T08:37:56-07:00February 21st, 2023|Categories: Alchemy of Herbs, Life Hacks - Medicinal, Self Reliance|

Modern advancements have been a literal God-send to all who live today. Inventions, knowledge acquirement, and technical capabilities are miraculous in all aspects of looking at them. We have certainly been blessed with these developments that was not possible a mere 100 years or so ago. That, notwithstanding these advances, we as a population suffer [...]

Herbal Honeys – Herbal How To

By |2023-02-12T08:31:35-07:00February 12th, 2023|Categories: Alchemy of Herbs, Life Hacks - Medicinal|Tags: |

The recipes below can use “cold” and "hot"preparation methods. You’ll note that we have included the benefits and drawbacks of each method when it comes to making your own herbal honeys. Keep in mind, and research beforehand the herbs you choose to infuse with the honey. The sweet bee nectar is only a carrier for [...]

Herbal Honeys – Lavender Infused Honey

By |2023-02-11T14:04:45-07:00February 11th, 2023|Categories: Alchemy of Herbs, Life Hacks - Medicinal|Tags: |

Honey in old medicinal texts of all varieties have been considered to be helpful in the health activities in the past. It’s also possible to increase the antioxidant content of lighter-colored honey by infusing it with herbs like echinacea, elderberry or cherry – (Here's instructions on how to do that, click here). Equipment Needed Quart-sized [...]

Herbal Extracts Series Part VII – Herbal Honeys

By |2023-05-13T10:25:49-07:00February 10th, 2023|Categories: Alchemy of Herbs, Life Hacks - Medicinal|Tags: |

What on earth are herbal extracts? There are certain health promoting compounds that can be found in the plants around us, whether they be wild or cultivated. Herbal extraction is the process of drawing out the therapeutic components of a chosen herb or plant. In many cases, the beneficial compounds we want are tucked away [...]

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Hot Infusions – Conditions Digestion Related

By |2023-01-12T20:46:33-07:00February 3rd, 2023|Categories: Alchemy of Herbs, Life Hacks - Medicinal|Tags: |

There are so many herbs that lay claim to aiding digestion or easing stomach aches. Many of the herbs listed below have been backed by science. Below are some common herbs that can be grown in the garden which can be used to treat a broad range of stomach problems, especially digestion and stomach aches [...]

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Hot Infusions – Conditions Cholesterol

By |2023-01-12T20:46:23-07:00February 2nd, 2023|Categories: Alchemy of Herbs, Life Hacks - Medicinal|Tags: |

High cholesterol is another health problem that can be managed with a strict diet. Its prevalence amongst the population means that a large amount of research has been performed on how some plants can lower cholesterol. Ingredients to Put Together Handful of hibiscus petals Handful of lemongrass 3 leaves of milk thistle 3 dandelion leaves [...]

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Hot Infusions – Conditions Blood Sugar

By |2023-01-12T20:46:14-07:00February 1st, 2023|Categories: Alchemy of Herbs, Life Hacks - Medicinal|Tags: |

Some people are able to manage their diabetes by going on a strict diet. Below are some common garden herbs that can help to regulate either insulin production or sugar absorption in your blood. Each ingredient has been found to help lower blood sugar levels, anti-inflammatory and antioxidants. Additionally, assists the body to improve the [...]

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