herbal remedies


Guelder rose decocted tincture

Nicola has recently made a Guelder rose decocted tincture.  The bark from Guelder rose (Viburnum opulus) is often refered to as ‘cramp bark’, so it’s no great surprise that it has been used in the past for muscle cramps, menstrual cramps, muscle spasms, restless leg and many other ailments. How to make guelder rose decocted tincture […]

bushcraft | herbal remedies | Kent | south east | London

Yarrow salve – a simple recipe 1

Yarrow (Acillea millefolium)   As an infusion : Colds and flus; high blood pressure; tones varicose veins; prevents blood clots; tension; weak digestion. As a salve : Cuts, abrasions and minor burns. We made some yarrow salve at the weekend.  Nicola picked the yarrow a few months back and left it in a brown paper bag to […]

yarrow salve | herbal remedies | Kent | south east | London