Holistic Health, Permaculture

Thyme To Drink Tea | Child Friendly Cough Remedies

It's that time of the year, as the season changes,  our loved ones may start developing coughs and ongoing colds. If that's your case, here's a few home remedies that are easy to make and are child friendly. Medicinal Qualities of Thyme I always have thyme growing in my garden. It is an essential plant… Continue reading Thyme To Drink Tea | Child Friendly Cough Remedies

DIY, Holistic Health, Permaculture

Make Your Own Comfrey Tincture

My comfrey plants are powering away in the garden, so it’s time to divide the comfrey into several new cuttings and make a few products. Comfrey is propagated from root cuttings, crown divisions, and transplants. On a waning moon, push a shovel vertically down next to the comfrey, then wiggle it under the plant. Put… Continue reading Make Your Own Comfrey Tincture

Holistic Health, Permaculture, Sustainable Living

9 Medicinal Herbs to Keep in Your Garden

For thousands of years people have used plants for beauty and optimising health. Traditionally people developed medicine through observation and experimentation with plants. And in many countries, women in particular were responsible for collecting food and herbs to administer medicine and care for the wounded and sick. Herbs are still highly valued and used to… Continue reading 9 Medicinal Herbs to Keep in Your Garden

DIY, Natural Beauty, Sustainable Living

DIY Natural Beauty Recipes with Kitchen Ingredients

Last week I attended Rainbow Serpent Festival. During the festival I gave a workshop on  Natural Beauty Products with Kitchen Ingredients in the Permaculture Garden space. Below are the recipes that were taught plus a few other hints and tips.  I've kept the recipes as simple as possible as the idea is to use the ingredients available… Continue reading DIY Natural Beauty Recipes with Kitchen Ingredients

Gluten Free Recipes, Holistic Health, Permaculture, Sustainable Living

DIY Nasturtiums Capers

You might very well be acquainted with nasturtium but have you ever seen their seed pods? Have you ever tried pickled nasturtium pods? They are like peppery capers. I don’t even like capers but I do like these...