Monthly Archives: January 2015

Bath Milk with Chamomile

This is a relatively cheap, easy to make but luxurious feeling bath milk. It is anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial so is great for psoriasis, eczema and general irritated skin, this is also gentle enough to be safe for children. Ingredients; 30g of dried chamomile flowers (do try and get the whole flowers) 500ml of sunflower oil…

Imbolc – Gateway to Spring

We will be shortly rounding the year to Imbolc, the second Wiccan Sabbat of the year and the gateway to spring. You can already notice just slightly the evenings becoming a little lighter and dare I say it, despite the cold weather the light has warmed just a fraction. Imbolc sits opposite to Lughnasadh and…

Winter Aconite

Winter Aconite (Eranthis Hyemalis) is  the woodland member of the Buttercup Family ‘Ranunculacea’ that is charmingly from the latin for ‘little frog’. Winter Aconite is sometimes known as Winter Hellebore and is not to be confused with ‘true’ Aconite – also known as Wolfsbane and Monkshood – although both are poisonous so no Herbals for…

Dark Herbal Hair Rinse

This is a basic vinegar based herbal hair rinse that is best suited to dark hair (just substitute the rosemary for chamomile if you have lighter hair) and will leave your hair shiny and free from build up left by products and some shampoos. I have tried to only use fresh ingredients you can still…

Snowdrops – First gift of Spring

When the first Snowdrops appear you know Winter is beginning to end. Traditional Herbal; The snowdrop has no remedial Herbal tradition – it was not known as a herbal remedy traditionally and it was unknown in the middle ages of middle and west Europe – because of this we don’t have a tradition to use…