The Herbal Medicine Chest page brings together link lists to all the how-to articles I've written for this series as well as the home remedies we use in our family and those shared by my readers. Please read the Important Note in the right hand margin. These remedies are ones we've used in our home as treatment of a variety of illnesses and injuries for family and friends. Through this empirical evidence I can post The Woodwife's how-to's and recipes with confidence. However, you are responsible for your own health.
How-to Posts from the Woodwife's Journal
Where Do I begin?
Salves, Ointments and Balms
Teas, Infusions and Decoctions
Tinctures, Glycerites, Extracts and Infused Oils
Compresses, Poultices, Plasters and Fomentations
Syrups, Honeys, Vinegars and Wines
Lotions, Creams and Hydrosols
Capsules, Pastilles, Lozenges, Chewables, Gels and Electuaries
Very Personal Herbal Remedies -this post covers suppositories, douches and enemas.
Castor Oil Packs
Herbal Remedies Past and Present
More Recipes from The Woodwife's Herbal Medicine Chest
Natural Mosquito Repellent
Apple Cider Vinegar
Clear Head Vapor Ointment #1
Clear Head Vapor Salts
My "Mypos Cure"
Clear Head Vapor Ointment #2
Remedies Shared by My Readers
The folks who read my blog come from all walks of life with many different backgrounds and levels of study in home herbal use. I'm sharing these links here as a courtesy to their support of my blog and their willingness to share. I have not had the chance to try all these remedies and cannot vouch for their efficacy and safety other than what my readers have to say. As with all the links on this blog, you are responsible for your own health.
The following linky is directly from the Herbal Medicine Chest posts:
Below are more links to posts from my linkys and also several from Wildcrafting Wednesdays which now has it's own page @
Just Getting Started on the Path to Natural Healing? This is a great resource pointing to things you probably already have on hand and how to use them.
Easy Recipes for a Healthy, Clear Complexion
Homemade Air Freshener
Homemade Cough Syrup
How to Make Herbal Tea Correctly
Lavender Chamomile Salve
Simple Homemade Cough Syrup
Hops for sleep or nervous stomach
Vinegar and Brown Paper Poultice
Comfrey Calendula Salve
Mexican Wildflower Congestion Rub
Herbal Teething Remedies
Homemade Anti-fungal Cream
Sore Throat/Strep Throat Remedy
The Natural Medicine Chest
Herbal Kloss Liniment
Help for Asthma
Natural Treatment for Conjunctivitis
Raspberry Leaf Profile
Slippery Elm "Candies" for Coughs
Wild Cherry Cough Syrup
Echinacea Spray Mist and Tincture
Home Medicine Cabinet
Natural Treatment for Ear Infections
Tea, Infusion or Tincture?
Healing/Relaxing Infused Oil
Food As Medicine Shared By My Readers
Power of Pumpkin
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