Category: Make It

Learn to make our herbal and food recipes to keep you and your family well.

Mullein Flower Ear Drops

This is a very easy but effective herbal medicine for inflamed ears, joint pain, and more. Mullein grows all around us, so start your infusion today. This is mullein growing in my garden. It has large fuzzy leaves and has a tall flower stalk… Continue Reading “Mullein Flower Ear Drops”

Lilac Infused Oil and Salve

Lilac flower infusion is an old fashioned home remedy for skin ailments including sunburns, scrapes, and cuts. Lilac flowers have astringent properties. Astringents contain compounds that are highly effective in toning and tightening your skin. A topical application of lilac oil infusion or salve… Continue Reading “Lilac Infused Oil and Salve”

Peppermint Tea

Peppermint Iced Tea from Sage Hill Botanicals

Peppermint tea is a refreshing herbal tea that can be enjoyed hot or iced. This is not the white and red candy loaded with sugar. This recipe refers to the peppermint plant. It has been used traditionally in almost every country for a wide… Continue Reading “Peppermint Tea”

Avocado Toast

Avocado are a healthy snack or can be added to your lunch menu.  Avocados are loaded with nutrients such as vitamin K, vitamin E, and vitamin A. Avocados are also a good source of dietary fiber, which helps reduce the risk of heart disease, type… Continue Reading “Avocado Toast”

Herbal Oats

We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But, I’m not one to eat a big meal so early in the day, so oatmeal is a great choice. This is my favorite way to enjoy healthy oats. Good for… Continue Reading “Herbal Oats”

Comfrey Leaf Cream

This is a nourishing butter cream using a healing comfrey leaf infusion. It leaves skin soft, healthy, and moisturized without feeling greasy. Use this cream lightly on: Bruises Strains, such as ankle  Pulled and sore muscles Torn ligaments Achy joints Osteoarthritis Upper and lower… Continue Reading “Comfrey Leaf Cream”

Herbal Relief From Menopause

Remember, each women will experience menopause differently. Some will breeze through it with little symptoms, while others will be very uncomfortable. You’re reading this because, like me, you want a natural approach for relief. Menopause occurs when a woman hasn’t menstruated in 12 consecutive… Continue Reading “Herbal Relief From Menopause”

Febrifuge Herbs For Fever

Thankfully, fevers aren’t as dangerous as many people fear, but comfort is just a cup of herbal tea away. When a loved one gets a fever, we want to reduce it instantly. When your body temperature rises because of an infection, it’s called a fever.… Continue Reading “Febrifuge Herbs For Fever”

Antiviral Herbs For Viruses

Antiviral herbs inhibit the development of viruses. Many of the best antiviral herbs boost the immune system, which allows the body to attack viral pathogens. This can be even better than attacking specific pathogens, which antiviral drugs are designed to do, because pathogens mutate… Continue Reading “Antiviral Herbs For Viruses”

Nourishing Nettle Tea

The most important health benefits of stinging nettle include its ability to detoxify the body, improve metabolic efficiency, boost immunity, increase circulation, improve energy levels, manage menstruation, minimize menopausal symptoms, and aid in skin care. It has the power to protect the health of… Continue Reading “Nourishing Nettle Tea”

Hot Cocoa Mix

Mix a batch or two of our delicious Hot Cocoa. You’ll want to keep this mix on hand for your family and visitors. Easy to make! Ingredients:2 cups Confectioners Sugar1 cup Dutch Processed Cocoa1 teaspoon Salt (Do not skip this ingredient! Himalayan salt is… Continue Reading “Hot Cocoa Mix”

Herb Cookies

Never thought about baking cookies with herbs? Well, you’re in for a real treat! These cookies are easy to make and tastes delicious. I made Lavender cookies at an herb class I gave, and everyone loved them. Serve Rosemary or Sage cookies with your… Continue Reading “Herb Cookies”

Cleansing Grains

Create a cleansing experience so luxurious, leaving your skin so beautiful, that you may never cover your skin with makeup. A cleanser rooted in ancient ritual, Cleansing Grains are powered by earth and plants; the perfect cleanser to start and end your day with. This… Continue Reading “Cleansing Grains”

Lemon Balm Cold Sore Lip Salve

Lemon balm is a powerful antiviral, proven to banish cold sores. Use this homemade super healing cold sore lip salve recipe to help fight & prevent cold sores. Cold sores — also called fever blisters — are a common viral infection. They are tiny,… Continue Reading “Lemon Balm Cold Sore Lip Salve”

Herbal Bath Salts

Bath Salts, Sage Hill Botanicals, sagehillbotanicals.com

You can create many homemade gifts from our lavender, rose, or chamomile flower for your friends and yourself.  You can make bath bags, bath salts, bath fuzzies, bath oils, soap, sachets, salves, lotions, tea bags, dream pillows, and so many more. One of my… Continue Reading “Herbal Bath Salts”

Natural Body and Foot Powder

Body Powder is refreshing and keeps your dry.  But, with all the harmful ingredients in store- brought body powder, one is afraid to use it. Make your own safe and natural body powder in a few minutes with a few ingredients you may have on… Continue Reading “Natural Body and Foot Powder”

Violet Leaf Oil and Balm

Violet Leaf Uses – Fibrocystic Breasts, Eczema, and other skin problems. My fibrocystic breasts have become a big problem for me since I’ve reached pre-menopause.  Especially certain times of the month. According to the Mayo Clinic and many other sources, these signs and symptoms of… Continue Reading “Violet Leaf Oil and Balm”

Basil Mosquito Bug Spray

Fall is finally here, but sadly, that means summer is over. All my herbs are going to seed and clean up has begun. I decided to harvest the rest of my basil this morning.  They are now tied in cute bundles hanging on my… Continue Reading “Basil Mosquito Bug Spray”

Herbal Face and Sinus Steam

Weekly herbal face steaming is very beneficial to your skin, and it’s easy to do at home. Forget the expensive facial treatments, and opt for this herbal face steam instead. With all of the dirt, pollution and toxins we’re exposed to on a daily… Continue Reading “Herbal Face and Sinus Steam”

Salt Glow Body Scrub

Rejuvenate your body and remove dead skin with this easy to make body scrub.  Glowing skin is always in. Ingredients 3 cups finely ground kosher salt, Dead Sea salts, or salt of your choice 1 cup of a dried herb (see below), finely chopped… Continue Reading “Salt Glow Body Scrub”