Apothecary · Journal

A Magical Herbal…

I did a post a couple of weeks ago looking at the medicinal properties of very common 'culinary' herbs, so these are generally the herbs you will find growing in lots of back gardens. I also wanted to include this guide to the 'magical' properties associated with these everyday herbs. These are the herbs I… Continue reading A Magical Herbal…

Apothecary · Home Makes · Journal

A Culinary Herbal…

Culinary herbs are the herbs I use the most for cooking, growing and remedies. I would be lost without Rosemary, Thyme and Sage, and they are so familiar to most people, that often they can be overlooked as great medicinal plants. Culinary herbs, as well as adding depth in flavour to our foods, have many… Continue reading A Culinary Herbal…

Apothecary · Eat · Journal

Rosemary Tea to Strengthen the Spirits

Rosemary is wonderful herb to build strength and resilience. A beautiful herb to grow, if planted in well-drained soil, against a sunny wall, it will reward you with spikes of evergreen leaves and delicate blue flowers throughout the Spring, that the early Bees and Butterflies will love. Long associated with 'Remembrance' - Rosemary has been… Continue reading Rosemary Tea to Strengthen the Spirits