Plantain is a super common weed yet really useful medicainally! It pops up in lawns and pathways all the time so have a peek in your garden or take a little walk and you're bound to spot somewhere!
It's that dreaded time of year for many people with a higher pollen count comes worse symptoms, rather than reaching for over-the-counter products why not try some of these herbal natural remedies to alleviate your allergies?
I love to bake and enjoy eating the results, so bonus points when I find a sweet treat that isn't too laden with sugar and butter and things that generally aren't too great for you but actually still taste good!
I've shown you a lot of balm recipes that I use infused oils for, the quickest way to make a herb infused oil is heating it bain-marie style but a really easy way to make them is by leaving them on the windowsill and let the sun do its job best - I'll show you below!
My name is Helen Davison and I'm a NIMH registered practising Medical Herbalist based in Ramsbottom, Lancashire. I've had a keen interest in herbal remedies since my early teens and would experiment creating my own balms and bath bombs using natural ingredients, which prompted me in discovering and pursuing a career in Western Herbal Medicine.