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Violet Syrup and Alternatives
Violet syrup is a gentle and tasty way to prepare the herb for medicinal and culinary use. For children, a syrup made from violet flowers is a gentle and sweet-tasting way to relieve a cough or sore throat, or as a mild laxative. The syrup can also be used to sweeten and flavor tea, coffee, baked goods, and countless other yummy things
These small shade-loving plants cover our forest floors in spring and autumn. One of the first flowers of the season, violets have a lot to offer pollinators. As a medicinal herb used for thousands of years, they have a lot to offer us too.
Allergy Relief: Five Helpful Herbs
Here are five powerful herbs to help you manage your symptoms this allergy season.
Compress for Inflammation
A compress for muscle spasms or menstrual pain.
Meadow Garlic and Basil Pesto
This recipe allows you to expand the flavor of the garlic while preserving it for longer use.
A perennial leafy survivor that thrives in grassy areas and produces edible flowering bulbs.
Roasted Dandelion Root “Coffee”
Roasted Dandelion roots make a wonderful caffeine-free coffee substitute.