Category Archives: Herbal Recipes

HORSECHESNUT SEED OINTMENT

WHAT TO MAKE NOW? HORSECHESNUT OINTMENT This recipe continues on from the Horsechesnut infused oil. The next stage is to simply add some Beeswax to the infused oil. Add 50g of beeswax to 500ml of the measured oil. If it’s … Continue reading

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HORSECHESNUT SEED INFUSED OIL

WHAT TO MAKE NOW? HORSE CHESNUT INFUSED OIL Approx 1kg conkers 500ml unrefined organic olive oil Break up the conkers using a rolling pin and tea towel and place in a glass pyrex bowl. Cover with the olive oil. Place … Continue reading

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HAWTHORN BERRY FRUIT LEATHERS

WHAT TO MAKE NOW? HAWTHORN BERRY FRUIT LEATHERS 1kg Hawthorn berries Juice of 1 lemon 150g runny honey Pick the ripe hawthorn berries, corseley chop or put in a food processor. They smell glorious! (just like sweet apples). Then place … Continue reading

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ELDERBERRY VINEGAR

ELDERBERRY VINEGAR (QUICK METHOD OR WARM INFUSION) This delicious vinegar keeps for years and besides being used as a medicine for coughs, colds & flu, it can be used to brighten up a salad dressing, to add sourness to your … Continue reading

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ELDERBERRY OXYMEL

ELDERBERRY OXYMEL (you can use rose hips or hawthorns or even rowan berries although these can be bitter so best to combine with other things.) Half fill a kilner jar with elderberries Cover with organic apple cider vinegar until the … Continue reading

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ELDERBERRY ELIXIR

ELDERBERRY ELIXIR (you can also use Hawthorn berries or Rose hips) It is worth making lots of this excellent immune system booster and having plenty to give away to family and friends. Half fill a kilner jar with Elderberries, add … Continue reading

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ROSE HIP ELIXIR

WHAT TO MAKE NOW ROSE HIP ELIXIR (you can use any berry such as elderberry, hawthorn, sloe or any combination of berries.) Half fill a jar with coarsely chopped or scored Rose hips (add spices if desired e.g ginger, star … Continue reading

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ROSE HIP OXYMEL

WHAT TO MAKE NOW ROSE HIP OXYMEL This is a continuation of the Rose hip vinegar. An Oxymel is a combination of an infused vinegar and honey. It’s particularly soothing for sore throats owing to the honey component which is … Continue reading

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ROSE HIP VINEGAR

WHAT TO MAKE NOW ROSE HIP VINEGAR (you can use any berries such as elderberry, hawthorn or sloe or any combination of berries) Coarsely mince the rose hips either with a chopping knife or a food processor. Almost fill a … Continue reading

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ROSE HIP SYRUP

ROSE HIP SYRUP 3lb rose hips 6.5 pints water 1.5 lb sugar (you can use any berries such as elderberry, hawthorn or sloe or any combination of berries) Mince the rose hips coarsely and place in a saucepan with 4.5 … Continue reading

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