Monthly Archives: October 2010

Dandelion pumpkin soup

I’ve been harvesting dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) lately.  Some of the plants are now sitting in their menstruum for the next six weeks as I make a dandelion tincture from the whole plant.  I found some really beautiful dandelion leaves and … Continue reading

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Making a root tincture

This is the first tincture I have made which consists solely of a root.  It is bitter dock (or yellow dock) whose Latin name is Rumex obtusifolius.  I love the yellow color of the roots in the menstruum.  And, yes, … Continue reading

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