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How to make Peppermint extract from dried leaves...for those times when you bought 4 oz of dried peppermint and then realized exactly how much peppermint that was....whoops.

The Plantain herb has anti-bacterial, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties. You can crush it and hold it on a mosquito bite and it stops the itch.

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DIY: Endless onion supply

DIY: Endless onion supply - How simple it would be if every time you need the onions for cooking and just simply take one and grow another in his place.

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How to Make Peppermint Essential Oil

How to make peppermint essential oil. I need to remember this in a few months when my mint plants are out of control...

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How to Make Peppermint Extract

How to Make Homemade Peppermint Extract


Four thieves vinegar

four thieves vinegar A great way to use fresh garden herbs. Use on salads and also for medicinal purposes

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Mint Makes Itself at Home in Sweet and Savory Recipes Alike — Spice Intelligence

Fresh mint, I have peppermint, spearmint & chocolate mint, smells amazing :)

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How to Preserve Mint Leaves

How to Preserve Mint Leaves Good to know since I have mint upon mint upon mint in my garden...

Dill, harvest, dry and store instructions... "An alternative storage option, instead of drying dill, is to place fresh sprigs of dill in a sealable plastic bag and then store in the freezer. No need to thaw for use. Snip dill leaves in your favorite recipes."

TIP FOR KEEPING BERRIES FROM GOING MOLDY!! When you get your berries home, prepare a mixture of one part vinegar (white or apple cider probably work best) and ten parts water. Dump the berries into the mixture and swirl around. Drain, rinse if you want (though the mixture is so diluted I find you can't taste the vinegar,) and pop in the fridge.The vinegar kills any mold spores and other bacteria that might be on the surface of the fruit, and voila!

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Herbs and Wildcrafting

Herbs and Wildcrafting How to Infuse Herbs in Oil, Water, Vinegar, Alcohol or Honey How to Make Homemade Extracts- Vanilla, Lemon and Almond How to Grow Stevia and Make Homemade Stevia Extract The Best Herbs and Spices for Colds and Flus Herbal Remedies for PMS Cold and Cough Care Syrup and Tea Recipes

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How to make elderberry syrup gummies

Elderberry syrup gummies are a great way to help boost y children's immune systems.

How To Cut Herbs - for basil don't pluck leaves off, instead trim stem. Leave two sets of leaves on stem (leaves grow in pairs across from each other). Cut immediately above the second set of leaves from the ground. Plant will then grow new branches from this cut.

It is a natural remedy for heartburn, helps clear up skin conditions and acne, promotes digestion and will keep you regular, helps control weight, can help regulate blood sugar (as a type 1 diabetic this has made a huge difference for me), helps reduce sinus infections and sore throats and can help ease menstrual cramps. It is rich in enzymes and potassium.