Posts tagged rosemary
Autumn Immune Tonic - Fire Cider

As we transition to Autumn, start boosting your immunity with this fiery mix of herbs, honey and vinegar. With anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-viral and circulatory herbs, it will stand you in great stead as the months get colder. It takes a month to infuse so now is the perfect time to get making. This sweet/sour tonic is known traditionally as an oxymel and I’m a huge fan of this combo of flavours.

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Nettle Rosemary Hair Tonic

It may seem a bit odd pouring what is essentially herbal tea over your head, but I’m a convert. This simple mix of nettles, rosemary, apple cider vinegar and water has added shine and body to my hair, giving it far better texture than any conditioning treatment - all without using chemicals.

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Plant Spotlight - Dandelion

I’ve been waiting for the right moment to harvest Dandelion flowers. My morning dog walk takes me through a meadow, away from the sprayed wheat and bean fields that is full of golden blooms. The flowers only open when the sun is out so can easily elude you, and as there have been many dull mornings of late I’ve been biding my time. I pounced for a short window on Friday morning. The dogs are getting used to plant related interruptions on walks.

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