Herb of The Month: Nettle

herb of the Month: Nettle @shatulwellness @jasminejlucero

Name: Nettle, Stinging Nettle Latin: Urtica dioica Family: Urticaceae Parts Used: It is common to use the aerial parts, especially as food or as a nutritive tonic. However, roots and seeds are also used medicinally. Constituents: Chlorophyll/ indoles-histamine and serotonin, acetylcholine-flavonal glycosides, quercetin, tannins, vitamin C, protein, fiber, iron, silica, calcium, potassium, manganese, sulphur, vitamins A, […]

How To Make a Nourishing Infusion

How to make a Nourishing Infusion

There are many herbs that have nutritive qualities that can be taken in a strong infusion several times a day. Nourishing infusions can be used to nourish and replenish our bodies instead of synthetic vitamins. Using a whole plant that God created instead of synthetic vitamins allows us to infuse out bodies with all of […]

Spring Gardening and Gathering Link Roundup

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Spring is in the air and I have been spending time daily in my garden. My focus has been on vegetable gardening this year so my herb garden is still needing some TLC. I back yard garden on a rental property in the high desert. Because of this gardening can be very challenging. I battle […]

Whole Food Nutrition: The Whole Food Guide To Healthy Meat

Whole Food Nutrition: The Whole Food Guide To Healthy Meat

Today it is very common to hear a multitude of opinions on which diet is the healthiest. Unfortunately many of the diets that people adopt are fad diets. The basic solution to this dilemma is to eat a biblical whole foods diet, making specific adjustments for each individual. We have already shared why a Whole […]

Mint: An Aromatic Biblical Herb

Mint: An Aromatic Biblical Herb

Mint is a common and simple herb that actually packs a lot of punch. It has many medicinal and culinary uses. This wonderful tasting aromatic plant has been in use since bible times. It was a common plant grown in gardens. The wild mints were said to start in Egypt and then spread to Israel. […]

Ginger Chocolate Pumpkin Butter Recipe

Ginger Chocolate Pumpkin ButterRecipe

I just whipped up a batch of this delicious Ginger Chocolate Pumpkin Butter and well I must say I’m impressed. Pumpkin is a great winter/fall food. Pumpkin offers zinc, selenium, vitamins A, C, and E, folate, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, and beta carotene. Pumpkin is a good source of soluble fiber and thus can help […]

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