Making jewelweed and plantain salve in the crockpot (or slow cooker) not only vastly speeds up the process of making an all natural homemade salve, but simplifies it, as well. By making jewelweed and broad leaf plantain salve using this low and slow heat method, you will no longer have to stand next to a … Read more
Amish black drawing salve is a homesteading “medicine” cabinet staple in Appalachia. More times than I can count, we have used it to pull out tiny bits of a splinter that digging painfully into the skin with tweezers does not retrieve. I used to pay a pretty penny to buy the black drawing salve from … Read more
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I was so excited in Spring when I discovered Shepherd’s Purse growing wild all over our property. I decided to put it to good use, and made a tincture to experiment with. Here’s how to make it yourself, and what I’ve observed…
Heart disease is a leading cause of death in the United States. Hawthorn has proven to be a powerful herb in healing damaged hearts, and preventing heart disease. Here’s how to make a super easy tincture to strengthen and tone the cardiovascular system, and to get you on a road to a healthier heart.
Witch Hazel grows in many places throughout the US, and is easily harvested for a homemade astringent. This beautiful shrub would make a great addition to any homestead!
With a sick family to care for, I’ve been busy trying a few new home remedies.
When Jada was covered head to toe in itchy hives, I was so thankful to find that this natural remedy quickly did the trick!