Hello there how are you?
Well, where do we start? A good friend of mine gave me a bunch of bananas. That's a LOT of bananas and I am blessed to have such good friends. I've been dehydrating, making banana bread and tomorrow will try banana jam. Preserving is very important for your budget and these are organic so they are a healthy food. I've also been at the farmer's market selling jams, herbal oils, balms, and meeting all sorts of wonderful people, while all the while trying to figure out how this website thingy works LOL. Have to laugh and have humor especially when times are trying... I learned about Mullein Verbascum Thapsus over 5 years ago. It's a beautiful plant when you see it growing in the wild majestic even. I grew it in my backyard years ago, it didn't grow as large as in the wild but I loved it. If you look it up you will find lots of folklore and uses for the plant itself. It was used by Native people. It's an analgesic, antihistaminic, anti-inflammatory and more are part of its wonderful healing properties. The tiny yellow flowers are infused in oil to make an herbal ear medicine. Ever since I discovered this plant I've made herbal oils and been ear ache free for over 5 years, until this past week. I was using a q-tip which we all know and I know should not use but I did, yes I'm guilty of it, and I hurt my inner ear. What terrible pain I tell you. Luckily I'm on the mend. I use Mullein Oil for aches and pains and make teas and infusions with it. It alleviates congestion and muscle aches. I am grateful to the herbs for sharing their magic medicine with me. I've got to run since I need to make some homemade laundry detergent but I'll let you know how the banana jam turns out. Have a blessed weekend...
Mother of three, trying to live an organic healthy lifestyle every day.