Tag: herbal medicine

Lemongrass harvest

  Today I needed to harvest some of our unruly Lemongrass (one of the many Cymbopogonspecies). We had enough to process, so I thought I’d share it with you in a short post. Leaf showing the two main parts.  Lemongrass has long leaves that are… Continue Reading “Lemongrass harvest”

First (proper) Hops harvest!

A bowl of sleepy goodness Our ‘year of firsts’ continues at Ligaya with our first Hops harvest! Last year, our friends at @haphazard-hstead posted on their Hops harvest with some great advice on when to pick them. So I’ve been waiting until the signs were right and decided that today… Continue Reading “First (proper) Hops harvest!”

What to do with the leftovers after tincturing

When we’re making tinctures, after the marc (thats the plant material) has had a good squeeze and pressing and as much of the alcohol has been squeezed out as possible, there’s alway a little something left behind. Maceration (soaking the marc in alcohol) isn’t… Continue Reading “What to do with the leftovers after tincturing”

My first Ganoderma tincture

My first Ganoderma tincture

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