Ode to Lemongrass

    Even here in this picture of part of my garden earlier in the year, the lemongrass is in the background, second stage to the Artemesia ludoviciana I was trying to capture.     A few years ago, a friend who has since moved away gave me a Lemongrass transplant. She is from Africa, Zanzibar to […]

Herbal Vinegars

Did you know that herbal vinegars are easy and effective medicine? In some cases, making a vinegar based extraction of herbs is preferable to an alcohol based tincture, glycerite or water based infusion. Vinegar does an excellent job extracting minerals from herbs. Herbs such as nettle, non aromatic mints such as henbit and dead nettle, […]