To make an aromatic herb fire starter, gather old newspaper and an assortment of herbs. Sage, basil and rosemary work well; experiment with your favorites. Wrap the herbs in a sheet of newspaper and secure the ends with raffia or cotton twine.
7 Healing Herbs: Garlic, turmeric, basil, ginger, cinnamon, fennel, rosemary These are my holy seven, but I also believe in cinnamon and cayenne. Heat giving plants, mustard, onions too, are healers...red foods clean the blood...cherries, watermelon, raspberries, strawberries, grapes, beets...if it's red, it clean toxins from the blood. Like it's all part of God's divine identification code.
How to Dry Herbs: The herbs you grow and dry yourself will be far superior to those you buy packaged. Herbs with woody stems and thick or tough leaves are best for drying and hold their flavor—thyme, rosemary, oregano, sage, and lemon verbena are good choices.