"Thyme Tincture, used to clear respiratory congestion and sore throats. Pour apple cider vinegar over the thyme and leave in a dark place for two weeks. Use 10-20 drops in a glass of water, up to 3 times a day, especially before bed."

"Thyme Tincture, used to clear respiratory congestion and sore throats. Pour apple cider vinegar over the thyme and leave in a dark place for two weeks. Use 10-20 drops in a glass of water, up to 3 times a day, especially before bed."

Simple Medicine Sage & Honey Cough Syrup It's easy to make, and really effective-- just in time for cold and flu season!

Simple Medicine Sage & Honey Cough Syrup It's easy to make, and really effective-- just in time for cold and flu season!

This is a wonderful drink for weight loss, natural pain relief AND getting rid of flu like and cold symptoms.

This is a wonderful drink for weight loss, natural pain relief AND getting rid of flu like and cold symptoms.

Homemade Congestion Clearing Remedy : 1/4 cup water + 1/4 cup unfiltered apple cider vinegar + 1 tablespoon honey + 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper + 1 wedge lemon. Bring water to a boil; combine hot water and vinegar in a small glass or mug; add honey and pepper, stir well. Top off with a squeeze of lemon. Take a deep breath of the mixture, and start drinking. http://newskillsforsurvival.blogspot.com/2013/01/homemade-congestion-clearing-remedy.html

Homemade Congestion Clearing Remedy : 1/4 cup water + 1/4 cup unfiltered apple cider vinegar + 1 tablespoon honey + 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper + 1 wedge lemon. Bring water to a boil; combine hot water and vinegar in a small glass or mug; add honey and pepper, stir well. Top off with a squeeze of lemon. Take a deep breath of the mixture, and start drinking. http://newskillsforsurvival.blogspot.com/2013/01/homemade-congestion-clearing-remedy.html

Apple Peel Tea (good for the stomach, stimulates the kidneys, drink daily for arthritis & gout)

Apple Peel Tea (good for the stomach, stimulates the kidneys, drink daily for arthritis & gout)

Elderberry Elixer: Elderberry is the number one herb to reach for to both prevent the flu from entering your house and treating it if you do get it. Containing high amounts of vitamins A and C, it’s good to have around in your wintertime arsenal of healing herbal remedies.

Elderberry Elixer: Elderberry is the number one herb to reach for to both prevent the flu from entering your house and treating it if you do get it. Containing high amounts of vitamins A and C, it’s good to have around in your wintertime arsenal of healing herbal remedies.

How to make a tincture! Dry herbs lose their potency within a year. Fresh herbs rot soon after harvest. Tinctures preserve and extract the medicinal properties of an herb in an alcoholic extract. Tinctures may last more than a hundred years.

How to make a tincture! Dry herbs lose their potency within a year. Fresh herbs rot soon after harvest. Tinctures preserve and extract the medicinal properties of an herb in an alcoholic extract. Tinctures may last more than a hundred years.

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