• Posts Tagged ‘Herbs’

    Learning Herbs: Dandelion

    by  • May 7, 2014 • Learning Herbs Series • 1 Comment

    Thyme & Timber

    Dandelion Herb Profile: Latin Name: Taraxacum officinale Description:  Wait! Don’t spray that beautiful little, yellow flower in your manicured lawn…eat it! Dandelions have earned a reputation from most as an obnoxious weed, but around here we consider it to be a treasured (and tasty) medicinal plant. Dandelions grow virtually everywhere with their jagged green...

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    Making an Herbal Infusion Is Easy

    by  • September 20, 2012 • DIY Projects, Herbs • 6 Comments

    Don’t let the words “herbal infusion” intimidate you! An herbal infusion is just like brewing tea, only you brew herbs instead. See… not scary at all! There are several methods of making herbal infusions. Loose herbs, herbs in an infusion ball and herbs in ‘tea’ bags are just a few ways I, personally, have...

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    Learning Herbs: Jewel Weed

    by  • July 23, 2012 • Herbs, Natural Body Care • 5 Comments

    {see the entire Learning Herbs series here} {photo source} Jewel Weed Herb Profile: Latin Name: Impatiens capensis Other Names: Orange, Common, or Spotted Jewelweed, Touch-Me-Not, or Orange Balsam Description:  Jewelweed is a succulent plant is usually found growing near water or in shallow ponds. It is often found in areas where Poison Ivy grows....

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