Day: February 10, 2015

Homemade Herbal Mead

The oldest of humankind’s experiments with fermentation, and certainly one of the most delicious, mead is a special alchemy of honey and yeasts. Not just another alcohol, mead is an excellent carrier for the medicinal actions of herbs! In fact, one of the names for herb-infused mead, metheglin, speaks to its original use as a…

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Love Your Liver: Herbal Detoxifiers

“Detox” is a trendy word these days, and there are lots of products on the market that promise to “chelate your heavy metals” and “cleanse your colon”. But what does that mean? What are toxins, and how can we really clear them from the body? Are fasts, cleanses, and laxatives really necessary? When it comes…

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Homemade Herbal Skin Care

Your skin is a highly permeable surface – a large percentage of what you put on it is absorbed into the body. So why would you put anything on your skin that you wouldn’t put in your mouth? And why pay a premium for “green” skincare products when they’re so easy to make in your…

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Herbs for Dental Health

Dental health and oral hygiene are known to be strongly correlated with overall health markers. Taking good care of your teeth and gums is an important part of your preventive care, and herbal remedies can be very effective and useful. In this class we’ll discuss the truth about fluoride, and the problems with many commercially…

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