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Bitter What? Benefits of Bitters

Bitters…have you ever tried them? Do you know what the benefits of bitters are? I am here to tell ya! Bitter is a flavor that many Americans think is wrong. You hear all the time, “yuck too bitter!”, “needs more … Continue reading

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Benefits of Shiso (Perilla frutescens)

I love to use medicinal herbs as food in the most delicious recipes. This one is definitely a keeper!
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My Favorite Green – Stinging Nettles!

I love when the Stinging Nettles are coming in!! My favorite green of all time. I am probably the only one that gets excited to see the nettles spreading all over the garden in places that they weren’t before. 😀 … Continue reading

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Distilling Hydrosols & Essential Oils

On Saturday I was fortunate enough to attend a class on Distilling Hydrosols & Essential Oils in Atlanta at Kaleidoscope studios. It was simply amazing to see first hand how essential oils are made! I always thought the hydrosol  were … Continue reading

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Recipe for Green Tea Sunflower Scrub

Do you use sugar scrubs? Have you ever read the label ingredients for those scrubs? Can you EAT your scrub? This Green Tea Sunflower Scrub  is wonderful for your skin and YES, you can take a taste too! 😉 I … Continue reading

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How To Make an Usnea Tincture

Usnea is a really cool herb! It is a lichen that grows on trees and you can find tons of it where the air is cleanest. We found enough for everyone at the retreat up in Highlands. Of course we … Continue reading

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Uses of Beautyberry

Have you ever seen a beautyberry bush with its vibrant magenta colored berries? The berries seem to glow, they are so bright! This plant is useful in a couple ways. Ways that we like…medicinal and edible. Woo hoo! First of … Continue reading

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