Recipe for a Walk in the Woods

A walk in the woods is an easy way to improve your physical, mental, and emotional health. A one hour walk will help you meet your daily vitamin D requirements (sunscreen can interfere with vitamin D production), allow you to disconnect from social media, gain a greater respect for the nature around you, and canContinue reading “Recipe for a Walk in the Woods”

Herb-Infused Coconut Salve

Aching muscles, joints, and skin sensitivities can benefit from this healthy salve, which you can affordably make at home. This recipe starts with a coconut oil infusion (see my previous recipe HERE). I have found that the salve works better when a loved one applies it to your aches while you’re eating dark chocolate, butContinue reading “Herb-Infused Coconut Salve”

Coconut Oil Herbal Infusions

Some plant constituents are well extracted with water, but some woodier and more resinous plants, like cannabis are better extracted with fat. This infusion will result in a product that can be consumed or used topically. 1/2 cup coconut oil7 grams dried herb, roughly ground (decarboxylated, if cannabis) Optional: 2 teaspoons sunflower lecithin. This mayContinue reading “Coconut Oil Herbal Infusions”

Hypertension Tea

1 teaspoon dried chamomile flowers1/2 teaspoon dried hibiscus flowers1/2 teaspoon dried lavender flowers10 dried, crushed Ghanian kitaly (bitter) berries1 teaspoon dried catnip leaves Bring a cup of water to a boil and pour over the ingredients. Cover and let steep 20 minutes. Filter out herbs and drink once-a-day. Note: If the tea is not achievingContinue reading “Hypertension Tea”