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by WhiteHorse
Sun Aug 05, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Arnica
Replies: 13
Views: 5899

Re: Arnica

Whitehorse, I found your suggestion fascinating, so I dissolved some Epsom salts in water and then whisked it with my arnica-St. John's wort ointment. I have to shake it before I use it, because as you pointed out the salts don't dissolve in oil. It's hard to know if the massage is helping more tha...
by WhiteHorse
Wed Jul 11, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Which oil is the best oil?
Replies: 15
Views: 8740

Re: Which oil is the best oil?

I still use olive oil 99% of the time. I always have - just like it and am the most comfortable with olive oil. That being said, I will use coconut oil in some instances. I do like it - I just don't like it for everything. Lady A - look to California for your pure, unadulterated olive oil. There is...
by WhiteHorse
Wed Jun 27, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: First aid for rosemary plant
Replies: 8
Views: 779

Re: First aid for rosemary plant

how is your rosemary doing Bee?
by WhiteHorse
Wed Jun 27, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Wise Woman Bazaar
Topic: looking for Elecampane honey
Replies: 2
Views: 2350

Re: looking for Elecampane honey

Hi, I am not sure how active this site is anymore, but I am wondering if anyone has any Elecampane honey( made from fresh root). that they want to sell to me! Thanks! I have been infusing honeys this year. Elecampane root honey sounds very interesting. I have some growing and may try it in the fall.
by WhiteHorse
Wed Jun 27, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Fresh comfrey leaf infusion
Replies: 5
Views: 755

Re: Fresh comfrey leaf infusion

NiklasTyreso wrote:I may start using comfrey infusion once a week from fresh plants during summer and autum when it grows just about everywhere.


Infusion needs to be made with dry herbs. 1 ounce by weight of dried plant to 1 quart of boiling water.
Niklas
Sweden
by WhiteHorse
Wed Jun 27, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Herbal Sitz Bath for Thrombosed Hemorrhoid
Replies: 2
Views: 427

Re: Herbal Sitz Bath for Thrombosed Hemorrhoid

I was just at a class with Susun and she spoke about oak bark as a sitz bath. I don't recall if hemmorroids were discussed but it is an excellent astringent and may be helpful
by WhiteHorse
Tue Mar 27, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: The Talking Stick
Topic: Essential oil usage
Replies: 9
Views: 9404

Re: Essential oil usage

I do still use them occasionally but with the awareness that they are more drug like in their action rather than nourishing, having been broken down to only one element.
by WhiteHorse
Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: The Talking Stick
Topic: Rufus's broken leg
Replies: 8
Views: 2551

Re: Rufus's broken leg

ItalianBee wrote:What a lovely story! I'm so glad he's doing well.

Thank you! It is truly amazing! I have had some wonderful healing experiences with equines that many people wold simply have euthanized.
by WhiteHorse
Mon Mar 12, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: A Plant At A Time Series- from the Archives
Replies: 8
Views: 2436

Re: A Plant At A Time Series- from the Archives

Bee, I am going to do the same thing this year. I made lots of tinctures last year and will continue to make more of them, but I love honey and its healing ability is like magic to me. I've already started buying as much local honey as I can so that I'll be ready when the plants start coming up! I l...
by WhiteHorse
Fri Mar 09, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: A Plant At A Time Series- from the Archives
Replies: 8
Views: 2436

Re: A Plant At A Time Series- from the Archives

I have a friend that taps maple syrup. I am able to get as much as I want from her. I don't know if it has the preservation abilities of honey though

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