Many of you who attended our Homegrown Medicine lecture series have requested the recipes that were served that day! All of the ingredients are 100% organic so for your best success, we recommend using all organic items. Thank you so much to everyone who attended this year, we think this lecture had a huge success and are looking forward to future lectures!
In a Crock Pot on High, add 2 cups each of Olive, Avocado, Almond
Then add fresh or dried Lavender leaves and flowers, Sage leaves, Comfrey
leaves and Rosemary leaves and let simmer fully covered with oil for 4
hours, then strain and seperate oil from herbs, then add 3/4 cup of Bees Wax
for every 6 cups of oil and allow to melt in warmed oil in crock pot and
stir to blend. Then Allow mixture to cool…and you have Salve!
Cough Syrup and Flu Cure
Collect 1 lb. fresh or dried Elderberries, and place in large pot on stove,
dice one cup of ginger, add 1/2 cup Fennel seeds with 9 cups of water and
then boil mixture for 35 minutes, make into a strong tea. Then add 1/2 cup
of honey for every cup of tea, turn stove to low heat and stir until honey
is well blended with mixture. Once syrup has cooled, add 4 tablespoons of
Brandy per cup of syrup.
-Ginger and Lemon Grass- Cut up lemon grass and ginger to taste, and boil for
30 minutes. You may want to add more or less ginger for your flavor needs.
-Dandelion and Rose Hips and Raspberry Leaves- Boil dandelion first for 20
minutes, then add Rose Hips to brew to taste for additional 5 minutes, then
turn off stove and add rasberry leaves and let steep for 5 minutes.
-Nettle and Chamomile- Add equal parts herbs, boil and serve. Fro every cup
add tablespoon of each herb.
10 bulbs of garlic, 1/2 cup parsley, 1/4 cup onion scapes
and cook on medium heat with olive oil until mixture sticks together well
enough to spread on crackers or bread.
Boil for sticks of butter with 1 cup of dried rosemary or
lavender (or other herb) and simmer in 1 gallon of water for 1-2 hours.
Then strain herbs from butter/water mixture and place pot with strain butter
in fridge overnight. Next day, all butter will be congealed on surface, so
cut a small hole in butter and drain water off and then store butter in