Tag Archives: tinctures

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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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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Gobo Burdock Roots and Tincture

Finally, I dug up the Gobo Burdock roots!!! This year was the first that I tried to grow burdock so I planted 6 seedlings. Four of them took and three took over most of the raised bed. After I harvested … Continue reading

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Lemon Balm Start To Finish

Lemon Balm ( Melissa officinale), a beautiful, sweet smelling, happy herb! Some of you love it and some of you curse it because of its rapid spread all over the garden, going places you don’t want it to go. 🙂 … Continue reading

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