- Put together a home apothecary with the proper ingredients.
- Using herbs and making herbal preparations
- Incorporate essential oils into your preparations.
- Get the right containers and equipment.
- Make a tisane, infusion and decoction and know when to use them.
- Make a tincture with fresh or dried herbs.
- Utilize infused vinegar and herbal wines in your preparations.
- How to infuse honey and oils.
- AND Make a salve, lotion and cream.
As promised in the radio show here ate the suppliers listed in the book:
- Alchemical Solutions, http://www.organicalcohol.com
- Bulk Herb Store, http://www.bulkherbstore.com
- Cultures for Health, http://www.culturesforhealth.com
- SKS Bottle and Packaging, http://www.sks-bottle.com
- Soaper's Choice, http://www.soaperschoice.com
- 1/2 cup dried elderberries
- 4-5 garlic cloves
- 2 cups water
- 1 piece of ginger (the size of your thumb), peeled and sliced
- 1/8 cup cinnamon bark chips
- 9 whole cloves
- 1.5 cups honey
2) Strain the herbs, squeezing out all the liquid you can
3) While the liquid is still warm, add honey to equal 16 ounces
4) Take hourly at onset of symptoms and then every 3 to 4 hours the next day. Continue taking as needed until symptoms are gone or just because you like the taste.
About the author: Cat Ellis is a practicing herbalist and dedicated prepper. Cat's love of herbs began on the 1990’s when herbs helped her recover from the flu. Cat now has her own practice and teaches herbal medicine. She is also a massage therapist certified in MotherMassage and belongs to the American Herbalist Guild. Cat’s love of herbal medicine merged with her love of prepping, resulting in her website www.herbalprepper.com. She lives on the New England coast with her beekeeper husband and her children.