I started learning about herbs and their uses in traditional first aid and home wellness practices when I became a mom. My daughter caught her first cold when she was only 5 weeks old, and I was surprised to read that most of the “infant” medicine I’d dutifully stock-piled wasn’t safe to use before she was three months old. That got me reading, and reading more, and before I knew it, I was the nutty lady at the park approaching a stranger freaking out over a bee sting with a handful of weeds, saying, “chew this up and stick it on the sting.” (The weed, by the way, is plantain, and it is amazing on bee stings.) Knowledge, people. It’s a slippery slope from “that lady at the dinner party was fascinating!” to “that lady at the park was weird.” But I digress.
All of the recipes here are ones used in my home, on me and my family members. If I wouldn’t trust it for my kid, I won’t sell it to you. I grow some of the herbs using organic gardening methods; what I don’t grow myself, I buy from trusted suppliers who use sustainable practices. If you’d like to order, or if you have questions about a product, head over to the contact page and send me a message. Shipping is available for all products except the elderberry goodies; since those require refrigeration, they’re for local (Atlanta metro) customers only.
A note about all of the information on this site: Use your common sense, y’all. I’m not a doctor. The information on this website has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is not intended to diagnose, cure, treat, or prevent any disease. If you’ve got a medical condition, please seek appropriate help. If you, too, are curious about using plants in your home first aid and wellness like I was, think back to the research skills you learned in high school and check a few different trusted sources (books, y’all, not just blogs by whackadoo stay at home moms who try to stick chewed up leaves on strangers at the park).