CHICOPEE, Mass (Mass Appeal) – Our series on ‘Herbs: A to Z’ continues with herbs that begin with the letter ‘M.’ Carol Joyce is the Owner of White Buffalo Herbs in Warwick, shared more about Melissa (Lemon Balm), Milk Thistle, Motherwort, & Mullein.Mullein Ear OilIngredients:
1 4 oz. sterile Ball Jar w/Lid
Fresh Mullein Flowers (enough to fill the jar loosely)
3.5 ounces Organic Olive Oil
Vit E capsule
1.Pick mullein flowers at mid-day on a DRY, SUNNY day (must be as dry as possible to avoid mold)
2.Pour over oil to cover (to top of jar)
4. Label with indelible ink
5.Place outside in sunshine for 2 weeks, shaking daily.
our Lavender essential oil into roll-on bottle. Cap
6. Strain & decant into fresh jar.
Use ½ tsp & warm gently to place in ear when achy.
SOOTHING, especially for little ones!MOTHER’s TeaIngredients:
1 cup boiling water
1 tsp dried or 1 TBsp fresh Motherwort leaves
1. Place tea leaves in mug
2. Pour boiling water over leaves in cup.
3. Steep 10-15 minutes
4. Strain & add honey if you desire. DRINK & ENJOY!
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