Fire Cider Recipe

Fire Cider Recipe

Fire Cider is an old remedy traditionally used to protect against infections over winter. It’s based on the old ‘Four Thieves Vinegar’ which, as the story goes, was used by grave robbers to protect them against the germs they’d encounter as...
St John’s Wort Oil Recipe

St John’s Wort Oil Recipe

July is the height of summer, and the countryside is a vast array of beautiful flowers, one of which is St John’s Wort. In herbal astrology it was assigned as a ‘herb of the sun’ and you’ll always find it growing in a sunny spot. You probably...
Elderflower Syrup Recipe

Elderflower Syrup Recipe

As I write this the Elderflowers are just appearing on the trees, and it’s rude not to use them! They look and smell quite distinctive so there’s little chance of you mistaking them for anything else, and once your syrup is made you’ll be able to use...
Elderberry Syrup Recipe

Elderberry Syrup Recipe

Why Use Elderberry Syrup? Medical Herbalists use Elderberries to strengthen our bodies against colds and flu. They contain high amounts of Vitamin C, which boosts the immune system in 13 different ways, and a constituent called Sambucol. Sambucol has been shown to...
Wild Garlic Pesto

Wild Garlic Pesto

There’s something really special about foraging for your own food, and this time of year I love collecting Wild Garlic, or ‘Ramsons’ to make my favourite pesto. The other day I went to The Greenwood Centre in Ironbridge Gorge and the carpet of white...

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