The Herbal Homemaker: Tips, Recipes and Resources on Herbs

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Have you ever thought about using herbs for your family? Herbs are more than just spices to cook with! They are a wonderful, natural alternative to many ailments and are fun and easy to use.

I am not a doctor, nor an herbalist, but I am a mom who has done a lot of research and prefers the natural route for my family!

Below is a list of ideas, recipes, printable charts and how-tos that can help you get started:

7 Healing Herbal Teas Chart
7 Healthiest Herbal Teas
Benefits of Herbal Teas Chart
Kitchen Herb Labels for jars and more!
Herb and Spice Usage Guide

How to Articles and Ideas:
4 Must Have Herbs for Summer Skin
The Health Benefits of Common Herbs for you AND your chickens
Herbal Bath Bouquet
Herbs During Pregnancy
Fast Asleep Tea Recipe
Mama’s Red Raspberry Brew (I drink a gallon of this iced during that time of month. It helps with heavy flow, cramping and exhaustion!)

Herbs for the Nerves
Herbal Deodorant Recipe
Preparing Remedies
How to make a Glycerite

How to make a Salve
How to make a Tea
Cooking with Herbs
Bulk Herb Store Research Aid  Alphabetical Listing of Symptoms and Remedies!

The Bulk Herb Store is a wealth of information, articles and videos. They also carry wonderful Herbal Mixes like teas, salves and more already premade for you with all the herbs in the recipe!

Mountain Rose Herbs is another favorite place to buy bulk herbs and spices for mixes. They have great prices and they have high quality and organic herbs, spices and essential oils. Make sure you sign up for their newsletter to get their monthly specials.

Here are a few of my personal favorite books and accessories: 

The Cutest Infuser Ever: Fred and Friends Mister Tea Infuser

The ABC Herbal: A Simplified Guide to Natural Health Care for Children Only $7.16!

Naturally Healthy Babies and Children: Commomsense Guide to Herbal Remedies and Health Was $17.99 Now $13.95

Herbs that Heal:Shocking Health Benefits of 30 Spices and Herbs Only 99 cents for the Kindle!

Written by Sarah


Sarah is a wife, daughter of the King and Granola Mama to 4 children ages 16-5. She is a Charlotte Mason style homeschooler and has been homeschooling for 13 years now. She is still trying to find the balance between work and keeping a home and says she can only do it by the Grace of God, Coffee and Green Smoothies!

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