Technically, not all of these are weeds, but of the five home remedies listed below, four are considered just that by most people. One of my all time favorite quotes is by A.A. Milne: “Weeds are flowers, too, once you get to know them.” This is true for plants as medicine also. Always make sure […]
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We are a small, traditional values, God and Country loving family living on 85 acres in an underground passive solar house in the beautiful rolling hills of North Carolina. My husband, John, is highly skilled former Marine that has long been ahead of the curve in survival preparation. Using methods based in my family heritage and from further training and experience in native plant food and medicine, I have been carrying on the traditional ways via canning, medicine and wild food for most of my adult life. Together we have carved out a lifestyle that enables us to be self-sufficient, live off the land and enjoy the solitude that comes with being somewhat “out-of sync” with the rest of the world.
Growing your own Ginger and Turmeric is actually quite easy. We’ve been growing and replanting “child” sprouts from our ONE original Ginger root for about 5 years now and this year decided to give Turmeric a try. Ginger and Turmeric have such a wide array of uses, both medicinal and culinary, we felt like they were something we didn’t […]
Often, the things I write about are driven by our own needs and experiences out here. This one is no exception. Many years ago, Passionflower tea became one of my favorite herbal allies. I suffered from what I came to refer to as my nightly 3am conference call in my head. I would wake between 2 and 3am
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