Fermented Food Guide: the basics + 19 beginner recipes

How to Make a Sage Tincture

*This information is based on my own research and reading–I always encourage you to do your own research too. Consult your doctor if you are considering changing, or going off, any medication (read my full disclaimer/disclosure here.)* This Tincture Tuesday, we’re talkin’ all about Sage! Yup, the same herb you use in your salad dressings and seasonings. You may not have known that, aside from spicin’ up your life, sage has some powerful, medicinal properties.

Tincture Tuesday! Week 2: Lemon Balm Tincture

Happy Tincture Tuesday’s, and most importantly, Happy Canada Day! After an exciting morning full of parades, music, and excitement, I’m happy to be back in my garden, writing about the calming affects of Lemon Balm.

Tinctures 101: How to Make a Tincture

*This information is based on my own research and reading–I always encourage you to do your own research too. Consult your doctor if you are considering changing, or going off, any medication (read my full disclaimer/disclosure here.)* Summer is here, and my garden is in full swing! This year I’ve been transforming my plants into herbal remedies, in the form of a tincture.  Pre-1900’s, before the pharmaceutical company’s gained power and popularity, plant-based medicine was the primary practice, and because I’m a die-hard DIY-er, in my home, I’m bringing it back!