Fire Cider: An Easy-to-make homemade respiratory tonic

Many decades ago, renowned herbalist Rosemary Gladstar coined the term “Fire Cider” for a delicious respiratory tonic made from easy-to-find kitchen ingredients. When I was in herbal school in the late 1990’s, I learned this delicious recipe as Professor’s Blend.  No matter the name you call it by, this beloved recipe is now one made…

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Autumn Rituals: a respiratory tonic

Autumn is definitely my favourite season. While some feel overwhelmed by the chores the season brings, I relish them. I adore decanting, pressing, and bottling all my creations from spring and summer. Nothing is more satisfying for me then sitting back and admiring these herbal potions made with all the plants fresh  and in their prime. As…

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