Welcome to Digging Deeper! In this latest installment we're going to explore the medicinal and magickal properties of Eucalyptus. Even though many of us will never have the opportunity to grow this wonderful medicine for ourselves, it still holds an important role in our home apothecaries and herbal collections. Keep reading to unlock all of its secrets.
Lemon Balm, like so many other famous healers, comes from the mint family. It has a citrus-y scent and flavor that lends it just as easily to culinary applications as it does to medicinal and magickal ones.
Not understanding the language when you're trying to learn something new can be extremely frustrating. Let's examine some of the more common herbal preparations that you'll come across and translate them into every day terms so you can stop pulling your hair out and get busy with the kitchen witchery.
There are as many varieties of basil as there are ways to use. Come explore all the surprising culinary, medicinal, and magickal properties of basil with me.
Welcome to my garden. Today we're learning all about chamomile.
Long before ancient herbalists started singing its praises, coriander was already a world traveling superstar. Dig deeper into your herbal education with coriander.
Perfect for all of your kitchen witchery! Magickal, medicinal, and culinary properties abound with rosemary, and this beautiful herb is one that should have a standing spot in both your magickal workings and your kitchen.
For centuries, Sage, common garden sage, has been cultivated with intention. It’s very name means “salvation” or "to heal." Any herb or plant which is given the name “officinalis” is recognized as having significant medicinal benefits. It means “used in medicine”. The Greeks, the Romans, and the Egyptians all understood the importance of this healing, culinary, and magickal member of the mint family.
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.