I’ve been taking many herbal classes lately. This totally caught my eye! I had to reblog this awesome article by Planning an Ozark Homestead:
If you like tea and are thinking of starting an tea herb garden, here are some herbs to consider. Lemon Verbena – Said to improve digestion, joint pain and fever reducer Mint – Is used for digestive disorders, abdominal pain and stomach cramps Thyme – Said to calm stomach problems and sore throat. Chamomile – […]
Winter’s over. Stop hibernating. Wake up with citrus!! (It may be a bit before your time, but there was an old nursery rhyme, “Oranges and Lemons, Say the Bells of St. Clemens,” that is totally stuck in my head. I put a link to a kids’ animation of the song below.)
Winding down to the end of these winter doldrums, one might feel depressed, light-deprived, and generally used up. My remedy for this “down” feeling is using uplifting scents like the bright citrus notes of orange and lemon. I put sweet orange and lemon oils in my homemade cleaners, and they help make the job less tedious.
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Here’s that old nursery rhyme I was talking about…