Three Easy Ways to Work with Melissa officinalis (Lemon Balm)

This year, we planted new herbs in our garden hoping to both experience the joy of watching them grow and make medicine with them.  One of the herbs my daughter chose is Melissa officinalis commonly called lemon Balm. She loves the taste of lemon balm as tea and wanted to try fresh lemon balm in…

How to Make Your Own Lavender Glycerite

Lavender is hands-down one of my favorite herbs. I use the essential oil regularly for both the aromatic properties as well as a general first aid for minor burns, wound care, insect stings or bites, etc. Most of us are aware of lavender’s ability to calm and soothe in times of stress and as a…