Mullein, Cedar and Tangerine Peel: Simple Tea for the Lungs

April 5th, 2014 § 1 comment § permalink

 

mullein,-cedar,-citrus-1

Sometimes simple is good

A few months ago, I experienced a lingering cough after an case of influenza. When it was a stronger, more irritating cough, I treated it aggressively with Planetary Formulas’ Old Indian Wild Cherry Syrup (plus other things). It’s strong stuff, but when I have had bronchial infections it has historically helped so much that I go straight to it.

After the worst of the cough was gone, I reached for a tea of three simple herbs which are easy to harvest and created a tea general tea for the lungs that’s quite delicious.

Three Herb Tea for Promoting General Lung Function

Delicate Pink and Milky White Blossoms

April 30th, 2013 § 0 comments § permalink

elder-like-blossoms

It’s the last hurrah for the Cherry Blossoms. It is also the last hurrah for April. Why not capture them both?

I found one Cherry still in bloom on Ankeny St., but by the time I brought the bunch of blossoms home they had fallen to pieces. I just had to share these, so lovely!

» Read the rest of this entry «

End of March Blooms in SE Portland

March 28th, 2013 § 0 comments § permalink

grape-hyacynth

 

It’s been a spectacular spring so far in SE Portland (all 8 days of it). Today was in the upper 60’s, sunny with a few white puffy clouds. The flowers, cherry blossoms, herbs and buds have been quite wonderful, too. Each day a new bloom is heading the show. Floral perfume wafts the streets. Bees are on the prowl for fresh nectar. » Read the rest of this entry «

Alley Wonders

January 5th, 2013 § 0 comments § permalink

Poke Flowers - Phytolacca americana

» Read the rest of this entry «

Camus River, Washington

August 19th, 2012 § 0 comments § permalink

rose-center

It was a partly-cloudy, windy and warm Thursday. Off to the river with my school friends. We went to a place I have never been, the Camus river in Washington. » Read the rest of this entry «

Where Am I?

You are currently browsing the Around Portland category at Dandelion Revolution.