Monthly Archives: June 2018

Mushroom cooking 101

Learned this trick on a rainy camping trip during herb school. Now, every time I cook mushrooms, it takes me back to the woods in Marin….   https://basmati.com/2018/06/22/don%E2%80%99t-mushrooms-dry-saut%C3%A9-them-change-your-mind  

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There’s great medicine in your spice cabinet: Turmeric!

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Witchin’ in the Kitchen: Making infused oils

Plant and resin-infused oils….fun to make, great in the kitchen, medicine cabinet, cosmetics case and bedroom (OK, I don’t talk about the last one in the article, but take my word for it…).   https://basmati.com/2018/06/25/witchin%E2%80%99-kitchen-making-infused-oils-medicine-beauty-cooking

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Plantain…get to know this useful weed!

Plantain…a weed likely somewhere near you! One of the best first aid plants. Not to be confused with plantains (bananas).   https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/1672608702823611/                                     … Continue reading

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All about Passionflower – or what I could squeeze in in fewer than 10 min

Passionflower is ridiculously beautiful and is helpful for various nervous system-related issues. I grew it on the ugly chain link fence between my place and neighbors’ in San Fran and it transformed the divide into beauty. On another note, WTH … Continue reading

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Mystical Mugwort: For digestion, dreams & more

For those who watched the mugwort video, here’s an article that delves a bit further into this great and easy to grow plant…   https://basmati.com/2018/06/13/mystical-mugwort-digestion-dreams-more

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Chamomile…an astoundingly useful herb that doesn’t get the respect it deserves!

One use I don’t mention in the video…Chamomile tea bag poultice for an irritated eye. This came in handy once on a road trip… Soak the bag and place it over the eye for 10-15 minutes.   https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/1656006654483816/

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Essential Oil Essentials: A quick guide to citrus oils

https://basmati.com/2018/06/06/essential-oil-essentials-quick-guide-citrus-oils   Some of the best smelling, most uplifting oils, IMHO….

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