Vera Stewart wrote:I had no idea hollyhock was useful beyond being pretty. Thanks!
Shaz Jameson wrote:Awesome bounty! Thanks for sharing! Now you gotta follow up with what you're gonna do with all these beauties when they're dry
Liz Hoxie wrote:Let your herbs steep longer. 5-10 minutes, at least! If you're going for the medicinal properties, 15 minutes with a lid.
Liz Hoxie wrote:Nikki
Some friends were helping me clean, so I gave them some goldenrod tincture. They like it best chased with 7-Up/Sprite. You can try other chasers,they did, but the lemon-lime combo worked for them.
Liz Hoxie wrote:Susun Weed says that using fresh herbs has more energy, so I only dry them for winter use in teas. Tincturing fresh herbs saves a step. What do you make with passion flower?
Liz Hoxie wrote:I use it in tincture form. It's too bitter for me to drink it as a tea. Works good for those BAD cramps.
David Livingston wrote:Have you thought of growing rhubarb its tastes great in jam plus is good for constipation -originally used in Chinese medicine .