Gem Elixirs

Using gemstones or crystals to heal the body has been a thing for a few millennia and was prevalent in Ayurveda. Specific gemstones are helpful for certain doshas and/ or for certain ailments. There is an amazing documentary on Youtube that covers this along with many other facets of Ayurveda and I've shared that below. … Continue reading Gem Elixirs

broomsedge, poison ivy cure

Poison Ivy and Its Cure

We've all encountered this itchy weed and there are some nifty sayings meant to help in identification. Leaves of three? Let it be!Hairy Vine, no friend of mine!red leaflets in spring is a dangerous thing. I've spent many years eradicating poison ivy from the property; not talking about spraying but actually digging up the roots! … Continue reading Poison Ivy and Its Cure

Comfrey Plantain salve

Boo-boo salve

Each day our bodies are assailed by toxins that are delivered in various ways: food, air, water, and boo-boos -> a technical term for scrapes, owies, cuts, etc. Many reach for a drug store variety of antiseptic ointment and I, well, just reach for some made in my own kitchen. This salve has a few … Continue reading Boo-boo salve