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February 7, 2014 Calendar Entry

Did you know that all species of Eucalyptus have four leaf phases? Flowers do not appear until the trees reach maturity. For more information and a diagram to label, turn to the Herbal Botany section starting on page 21.

February 6, 2014 Calendar Entry

Today, we will be sharing our recipe for Eucalyptus Honey. It is beneficial to have on hand to help soothe sore throats, coughs, and respiratory infections. Turn to page 29 for the ingredient list, directions, and dosage recommendations. Enjoy!

February 5, 2014 Calendar Entry

Today, we will be making an Eucalyptus Flee Fleas Bed. For those of you with animals, you may be interested in trying this recipe at home. It would also make a great gift! Turn to page 37 for the supply list and directions. We hope that you enjoy our no itching solution!

February 4, 2014 Calendar Entry

Today, we are beginning our Eucalyptus Extract. For those of you who struggle with respiratory illnesses, this extract can help to clear your lungs to get you breathing easy again. Please share this recipe with your loved ones. To get started, turn to page 27 for the recipe and recommended dosages. The extract will be […]

February 28, 2013 Calendar Entry

  February has been a month full of Onion at Herbal Roots Zine. We hope that you enjoyed him filling your homes too! Now that you have had a chance to record your thoughts about this plant on page 7 of the zine, it is time to turn to page 8 to fill out the […]

February 27, 2013 Calendar Entry

Winter. It seems like a time when more often than not we or people that we know come down with a cold, sore throat, cough, or other respiratory illness. Onion helps soothe the throat with its anti-inflammatory and expectorant qualities. Today, we will be making some Onion Syrup. Turn to page 24 for the recipe […]

February 26, 2013 Calendar Entry

Review time! What have you learned about Onion this month? Check out the crossword puzzle on page 35. How many words can you find  without looking at the word bank? It is not too late to get started with this month’s zine, “Honorable Onion”. Click the button below to receive a copy for $7.99: Or, […]

February 22, 2013 Calendar Entry

We have enjoyed sharing Onion with you this month! For a review, turn to page 13 to complete the word search. How many words can you find without looking in the word bank? You may be surprised how much you have learned about Onion in February! You can get your own copy of this month’s […]

February 21, 2013 Calendar Entry

We hope that you have been saving your Onion skins! Today, we will be using them to dye fabric. The red and yellow Onion skins bring the most color! Remember to separate your skins, if they are together. Turn to page 28 for the supply list. We have included additional instructions and tips on page […]

February 20, 2013 Calendar Entry

In February, we have made drawings of Onion, an Onion Tincture, and Onion Vinegar so far. What has been your favorite activity? Did you take any pictures? If so, we would love to see them! Thanks for helping to creating the community here at Herbal Roots Zine! If you would like to share your photos […]

February 19, 2013 Calendar Entry

Kristine has created a song this month that is all about Onion! Please feel free to add some lines in the comments section! We love reading song lyrics, especially ones that you create about herbs. We hope that you and yours enjoy the song! Here are the first four lines (sung to the tune of […]

February 15, 2013 Calendar Entry

For a couple of weeks, we have been learning about some of the ways to use Onions. One of the best experiences I have had with Onion is growing it myself in my own backyard. I loved watching it bloom. It has been fairly nice in our Zone 5. We have been able to walk […]

February 14, 2013 Calendar Entry

Good morning! We are looking forward to sharing one of our favorite recipes with you today. Onion Vinegar can be used as an ingredient in salad dressings. It adds flavor to vegetables and legumes, as well. However you choose to use it, we hope that you enjoy making Onion Vinegar with your valentines. Turn to […]