My Lovely Followers

Thursday, May 17, 2012


Decoction:- Seeds, barks, roots and other hard materials are prepared by decocting 1 ounce of herbs to 3 cups of cold water.

Method:- Simmer for half an hour and then steep for 15 minutes in glass or porcelain.

Infusion:- Leaves, flowers, roots are prepared by Infusing 1tspn per cup or 1 ounce per pint.

Method:- Pour boiling water over herbs and steep for 15 mins.

Oil:- Oils are extracted from herbs by the following method.

Method:- Mix together 2 tspn powdered herbs and 1 cup of oil. Place under hot sun everyday or better if heated daily in hot water. Shake well daily and it will be ready in 3 weeks. Strain and use.

Salv or Ointment:- Four parts of Vaseline and 1 part of herb.

Method:- Stir together and simmer for 20 mins. Cool slightly and use. Its ready for use.


Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...