January 7, 2014 Calendar Entry

Good morning! What is the weather like in your area? It has been freezing in our neck of the woods for the last few days. We think that some Hot Lemonade would be just the thing to brighten our day and warm our bodies. If you are living in a much warmer place, try iced […]

January 3, 2014 Calendar Entry

Thanks for joining us here at Herbal Roots Zine! Today, we will be heading into the kitchen to make a Lemon Enfleurage. Any guesses about what we will be doing? If you guessed making perfume from Lemon peels, then you are right! If you are living in an area where Lemons grow abundantly, try making […]

December 27, 2013 Calendar Entry

Good morning! We have enjoyed sharing our recipes with you this month. For the last crafting in the kitchen activity of the year, turn to page 27. Today, we will be making a Nervine Blend. You will need about 5 ingredients and 15 minutes to begin your journey to relaxation. For those of you who […]

December 18, 2013 Calendar Entry

Let us head into the kitchen for another Crafting in the Kitchen activity. For those of you who were here yesterday, we learned that Vanilla helps to ease digestion and lower fevers. But did you know that she can also help soothe sore throats and calm spasmodic coughs? Today, let us put that knowledge to […]

December 12, 2013 Calendar Entry

With a couple of ingredients, you can craft today’s herbal recipe, Vanilla Oil.  It helps soothe spasmodic areas of the body. Vanilla Oil can even help soothe menstrual cramps. This oil can be ready to use in about two days, then stored. We hope that you enjoy this recipe with your family and friends.

December 10, 2013 Calendar Entry

How did you like your After Dinner Brew? Today, we’ll be making Feverish Tea Blend. With one vanilla bean pod and a couple of other ingredients, this blend can be ready to add to a cup of boiling water to help soothe a fever. Turn to page 27 to find the ingredients and directions. Remember […]

December 6, 2013 Calendar Entry

Good morning! How did your flowers turn out? Where did you put them? We would love to see pictures. If you are ready to craft another herbal recipe, turn to page 26. Today, we are making After Dinner Brew. With three small Vanilla bean pods and a few other ingredients, this delicious beverage can be […]

December 4, 2013 Calendar Entry

What do you think about Vanilla? How does she taste? Is she cooling or warming? Does she leave your mouth dry or moist?  Try some and find out! Vanilla has been commonly used as a flavoring in our favorite desserts, but she has so much more to offer. Vanilla helps to relieve upset stomachs and […]

November 28, 2013 Calendar Entry

Good morning! Happy Thanksgiving to all of our readers near and far! We hope that you have a wonderful day with good food and cheer. For a healthy and yummy treat, try Acorn Chai. It helps with weak digestion, anemia, and debility. With your roasted acorns and a few other ingredients, this tea can be […]

November 27, 2013 Calendar Entry

Since your Oak Extracts will not be ready for another week or so, we thought that we would share a recipe that will help those of you with sore and bleeding gums. Healing Tooth Powder works to stop gums from bleeding. It helps to heal gum sores, as well. The powder tightens any loose areas […]