Learn the most frequently used types of herbal preparations for stocking your home apothecary.
Before your lips crack open this winter, whip up a batch of this Calendula Honey Lip Treatment.
Your first defense for simple illnesses should come at home, usually from the kitchen. Today I'm going to teach you how to make a poultice for coughs and chest congestion.
Making an herbal tincture is the easiest thing in the herbal world. It is often one of the first projects that a kitchen witch will tackle.
Making an herbal honey is one of the easiest things you can do. It's also a great first kitchen witchery project! If you have kids, or partners, who are resistant to the taste of herbal remedies, an infused honey is a great way to bring them around. Easier than an herbal syrup, you only need three things: herbs, honey, and time.
The spell is a simple tea, mostly chamomile, inspired by the book to help her sleep.
A healing skin salve. It seems simple doesn't it? Oil and flowers. The power of sunlight to mix it all together. It can't be that simple. Can it. Yep. It can. It is. We call it Fairy Magic.
I don't know about your household, but mine can use all the calm it can get right now. Thankfully, for a kitchen witch, calm and healing are only a bubbling cauldron away.
Remember when I was so excited to find a back alley herbal shop a few weeks ago? Olivia started coughing again today so it's time to put those magical treasures to work.
I've been making and selling elderberry syrup for years now. We try to take it on a semi-regular basis. I know plenty of families that swear by taking it on a daily basis, but I'm no where near that organized so semi-regular is probably more accurate. Unless we're sick. Then the dedication is almost Biblical. I've decided I need to share my recipe.