Learn why you should grow calendula in your skin healing herbal garden!- Scratch Mommy

Grow A Skin Healing Flower Garden

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. Spring is here and many of us are turning our thoughts to gardens full of beautiful flowers, delicious fruits, and tasty vegetables. In all that planning, designing, and planting don’t forget to include flowers that are not only beautiful, but also healing and useful …

Oregon Grape Root- Learn about our favorite uses and benefits.- Scratch Mommy

Learn About Oregon Grape Root

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. Herbs have a special place both in my heart and my pantry shelf. Recently a new member joined our little family – Oregon Grape Root. Since Oregon is my home I am bit embarrassed to admit that it took me ten years of living …

Come learn what a liniment is and how you can use them. Grab our DIY soothing muscle liniment recipe, too!- Scratch Mommy

What Are Herbal Liniments (and a soothing muscle liniment recipe)

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. What are Herbal Liniments? Unlike a tea made with water or an extract that’s a concentrated, alcohol-based preparation designed for internal use, a liniment is a topical preparation of herbs that soothe and comfort the skin or muscles. Many herbal liniments use witch hazel extract …

DIY Herbal Tea Blends (the perfect stress reliever for you and to give as gifts!) - Scratch Mommy

DIY Herbal Bath Teas (recipes for stress relief!)

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. There comes a time in everyone’s life that stress invades and the search for some relief begins. There are, of course, numerous ways to bust stress – exercise, healthy food, time with friends, herbal medicine, and much more. A simple way to head that …

DIY Licorice Cough Syrup

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. It’s here yet again, the inevitable and equally dreaded cold season. Generally healthy lifestyles usually succumb to unhealthy holiday treats this time of year. This junk food splurging weakens the immune system, making the body more susceptible to colds and flus. Instead of downing …

Three Step Simple Stir Fry Recipe

How to Make a Stir Fry in Three Simple Steps

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. Back-to-school time is upon us, and for most of us that means a return to a super busy schedule. Even though we all desperately want to provide our families with home-cooked, nutritious meals, that seems to fall by the wayside when we’re struggling to …