Making Mugwort Tulsi Salve

We harvested fresh Mugwort and let is sit in avocado oil for a full moon cycle or about a month. The tulsi blend was added to some olive and coconut oil and let it slowly heat without boiling for at least an hour. These two oils were strained and melted together with beeswax so itContinue reading “Making Mugwort Tulsi Salve”

Making Natural Inks and Dyes

In July, I checked out several plant and dye books from Austin Public Library. The two below had several recipes I tried out – I enjoyed making my own vine charcoal with a recipe from Logan’s book and followed Burgess’ recipe for making dye with Poke or Pokeberry. Harvesting Color: How to Find Plants andContinue reading “Making Natural Inks and Dyes”