Tag: herbal remedies

Herbal update

Cleavers (Galium aparine)

I’ve been busy photographing herbs and adding some new ones to our pages. Cleavers, Watercress and Brahmi are now covered!

How to make a vinegar for stronger bones

Mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris) is a herb with some ancient history. I’ll be writing a post about it soon but for now, here’s another use for it – ‘strong bones vinegar’. Mugwort contains a lot of calcium and magnesium, making it useful for strengthening bones… Continue Reading “How to make a vinegar for stronger bones”

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!”

A little relief

There’s so many folks I run into lately who are suffering from constant pain. Most of them are on some heavy duty pharmaceuticals and don’t like it. I decided to jump the gun a little today and make up some Wild Lettuce (or Prickly… Continue Reading “A little relief”

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