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by juliac
Thu Sep 18, 2014 9:44 pm
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Beginner questions
Replies: 8
Views: 9346

Re: Beginner questions

Thank you for the help. The next group will be in jelly, pasta sauce jars with the non standard lids.
by juliac
Mon Sep 15, 2014 9:38 pm
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Beginner questions
Replies: 8
Views: 9346

Re: Beginner questions

I started tinctures Sat with dried yarrow leaves & flowers & yellow dock root. I filled the jars half full & there is not much room for liquids now they have rehydrated. Was I supposed to put less in the jars or are they Okay? Is there any reason other than ease of removal to use wide mo...
by juliac
Sat Aug 30, 2014 4:26 pm
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Beginner questions
Replies: 8
Views: 9346

Re: Beginner questions

Raspberry leaves are picked & in drying. I ended up snipping the end leaf off so I did not take too much off each of my plants. Crowsdaughter, I might try your method if we go over to a friends ranch to get blackberries/blackberry leaves. I think you live in an area with a reasonable amount of r...
by juliac
Fri Aug 22, 2014 4:59 pm
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Beginner questions
Replies: 8
Views: 9346

Re: Beginner questions

The brown Juniper berry appeared woody inside & tasted sweet but a little resinous. The green one was sour & very bitter. I think that means I need to harvest the brown ones. I will need to find more all natural vinegar. Only have regular apple cider vinegar with no mother. I only use white ...
by juliac
Wed Aug 20, 2014 12:10 pm
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Beginner questions
Replies: 8
Views: 9346

Beginner questions

I am just starting to learn about herbs for healing & am starting with what is beneficial in my yard. How many leaves from the raspberry plants can I harvest? I am in a severe drought so need to be careful. I have a juniper bush out front which is dropping the ripe berries. Do I pick up the brow...

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