Homemade Herbal Spirits

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A few years ago, at the start of my education in herbal medicine, I started making my own medicinal-strength herb tinctures. I kept the final products in my kitchen and—I should have seen it coming—the first one lasted less than 24 hours before it became incorporated into a dish (a few dropperfuls of chamomile tincture… 

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Saturday Sips: Strawberry Rhubarb Lemonade

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Now that we’re well into spring, we want to sip on something that’s both super refreshing and seasonal, and the combination of strawberry with rhubarb not only creates an amazing flavor combination, but it also captures the very heart of the season. For the freshest and most flavorful results, harvest your own berries and rhubarb… 

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Herbal Bath Salts – Tea Tub Time

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For some people, there’s not much that is more relaxing and rejuvenating than a hot bath, and there’s something rad about giving someone permission to take that special time for themselves. That’s why I love the idea of giving herbal bath salts as gifts. Not only does this gift offer your loved one an excuse… 

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Damiana Love Liqueur

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As a budding herbalist, I’ve gotten to know a special herb called damiana over the past several seasons. Damiana, native to the southwestern United States and Mexico, has been used as a sexual tonic for both men and women, and also to bring activity and energy to the lower abdomen. What fun! One of the… 

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Rose Petal Jam (Gulqand)

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As a student of herbalism and natural medicine, I’ve been experimenting with making tinctures, syrups, decoctions, teas, fermentations and other slippery, startling, sweet, harrowing or lilting flavors and textures for several years now. It’s been a riot at times, but mostly it’s been a lot of widened-eyes after first tries and glad smiles for new… 

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Pet Recipe: Sweet Potato Dog Cookies

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When I adopted my Boston Terrier, I was told that the breed can be a bit stinky. In fact, his mother was affectionately nicknamed “Stinky Tinky,” and his sister was “Windy Mindy.” You can guess by these monikers that the pups suffered from terrible gas. These tiny dogs can surprisingly clear out a room in… 

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