Herbs A-Z: ‘M’ herbs

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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

SunshineDirections:

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)

3. Cap

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

mug

tea strainerDirections:

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!

To follow our series on Herbs ‘A to Z’ click here.

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