Articles tagged with: brewing
Book Reviews, Herbal »
REVIEW: Sacred and Herbal Healing Beers: The Secrets of Ancient Fermentation
In October of 2000 I was fortunate to meet Stephen Harrod Buhner at a Sacred Plant Medicine Workshop he was teaching at Rosemary Gladstar’s Sage Mountain in Vermont. I received an autographed copy of his book “Sacred and Herbal Healing Beers”.
The author has a magical way of drawing the reader into his book through interesting facts woven with quotes, stories, …
Health & Nutrition, Herbal »
Health Benefits, Brewing & Varieties
Green tea is much more than just a refreshing beverage tea; it provides many proven health benefits as well. The Chinese and Japanese have enjoyed green tea’s healing qualities for thousands of years but it hasn’t been until recently that scientific research has proven the health benefits of drinking green tea.
All teas (green, black, and oolong) are harvested from the same plant (Camellia sinensis). The …
Infusions, Decoctions, Techniques
There is nothing quite as good as the taste of teas made with fresh picked herbs. However, many herbs may not be available fresh, either because of the season or their growing environment. A perfect cup of tea can still be brewed with quality dried herbs.
Although numerous gadgets exist for tea making, all that is really required is a pot or kettle to boil water in, a teapot …