Herbal and Essential Oils Education

Magickal and Medicinal Herbs: Valerian 101

Valerian is a legendary herbal ally that most of us can grow right in our own backyards. Let's dig deeper into its surprising medicinal and magickal properties!

Herbal and Essential Oils Education

Magickal and Medicinal Herbs: Ginger 101

Ginger is a flowering plant whose rhizome (root) is widely used as a folk remedy and flavoring agent. It has a long history as a culinary, magickical, and medicinal powerhouse.

Herbal and Essential Oils Education

Magickal and Medicinal Herbs: Eucalyptus 101

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.

Herbal and Essential Oils Education

Magickal and Medicinal Herbs: Catnip 101

Catnip is a sun-loving member of the mint family. Famous for stirring up your cat and settling down your demons, catnip is full of medicinal and magickal properties.

Herbal and Essential Oils Education

Magickal and Medicinal Herbs: Lemon Balm 101

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.

Herbal and Essential Oils Education

Magickal and Medicinal Herbs: Astragalus 101

Dig deeper into astragalus to learn all about its culinary, medicinal, and magickal properties.

Herbal and Essential Oils Education

Magickal and Medicinal Herbs: Coriander

Long before ancient herbalists started singing its praises, coriander was already a world traveling superstar. Dig deeper into your herbal education with coriander.

Herbal Remedies, Kitchen Witchery

How to Make an Herbal Tincture: The Folk Method

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.

Herbal Remedies, Kitchen Witchery

How To Make An Herbal Infused Honey

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.

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Magickal and Medicinal Herbs: Bay Laurel 101

Did anyone else ever see the whole bay leaves in their motherโ€™s spice cabinet and feel totally justified in all of your backyard potions? Just me? Bay was my first legitimate introduction to using whole herbs.