How To Make & Use Herbal Oils For Food & Health

Herbal oils are one of the easier herbal preparations that you can make.  They have many uses and require minimal ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen.  They can be used on their own for culinary or medicinal purposes or they can be used as the foundation for other herbal preparations like balms […]

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Giveaway: Making Herbs Simple Volume 1 & 2 | Bulk Herb Store Blog | Win Making Herbs Simple Vol. 1 & 2 this week on the BHS blog and learn to find herbs right in your backyard!

Giveaway: Making Herbs Simple Volume 1 & 2

Like most people, when I started using herbs, I bought dried herbs to use whenever I needed them; however, over the years, as I’ve grown as an herbalist, I’ve began to venture into growing my own herbs and learning how to identify and wildcraft them in the area I live in. I contribute this transition to two […]

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Wild Greens Salad Mix

I remember so well sitting around the table in my grandma’s kitchen, hearing her wild foraging stories.  Her stories and way of living absolutely fascinated me. As the youngest of 14 children, she acquired the job as a young girl of foraging for wild greens for supper meals.  Her mother taught her how to identify […]

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How to Make Your Own Spice Blends: via Bulk Herb Store

How to Make Your Own Spice Blends

Why make your own spice blends? We all know how much junk is in prepackaged foods, but we tend to think of prepackaged herb blends as being simply herbs. However, most of the time the manufacturer’s add MSG, anticaking agents and other undesirable substances. And think that spice blend doesn’t contain MSG? Yeast extract, autolyzed yeast […]

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Giveaway: Gourmet Cooking Basics Kit | Bulk Herb Store Blog | Get started cooking, gourmet style, with these kitchen basis.

Giveaway: Gourmet Cooking Basics Kit

In the past, cooking has not been my cup of tea. If I’m being honest, I’d much rather go out to eat than plan and cook a big meal at home, but with the addition of four little men in my life I’ve learned that it’s much healthier (not to mention cheaper) to cook at […]

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Herbal Education At The Academy: Food As Medicine | Bulk Herb Store Blog | Come learn more about using herbs as a part of your food and medicine!

Herbal Education At The Academy: Food As Medicine

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” – Hippocrates So far in the Herbal Edu. @ The Academy blog series I’ve shared my reasons for choosing HANE as the place to further my herbal education, and I’ve shared a bit of information about my first month’s study on herbal foundations there. Today […]

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How To Use Herbs In Your Food | Bulk Herb Store Blog | Using herbs in your food is an excellent way to get the nutritional and therapeutic properties of herbs on a daily basis!

How To Use Herbs In Your Food

Spices and herbs can make or break a dish, right? When used properly, fresh and dried herbs can turn an ordinary meal into something that looks and tastes “gourmet”. Unless you are a cooking extraordinaire and have that talent of knowing intuitively what herbs are good with specific dishes, it can be kind of tricky […]

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Giveaway: Spice It Up | Bulk Herb Store Blog | Come enter for a chance to win 6 bags of spices to take your meals to the next level this week on the BHS blog!

Giveaway: Spice It Up

I’m no chef or gourmet cook by any means, but I know enough about cooking to know that spices can make a meal. Whether it’s one spice or ten mixed together in perfect combination – spices not only add flavor to food but nutrition as well. Spice It Up Giveaway This week we’re giving away 6 […]

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Herbal A-Z: Dandelion | Bulk Herb Store Blog | Dandelion - a blood cleanser, liver cleanser, diuretic, bitter herb. It's a must-have for good health! Come learn all about it today on the BHS blog.

Herbal A-Z: Dandelion

Dandelion. Taraxacum officinale… from the plant family, Asteraceae. Also goes by the name of Blow Ball, Cankerwort, Lion’s Tooth, Wild Endive, Wild Succory. History “The first mention of the dandelion as a medicine is in the works of the Arabian physicians of the tenth and eleventh centuries, who speak of it as a sort of wild Endive.” […]

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Herbs in the Kitchen | Bulk Herb Store Blog | Come learn about all the nutritious herbs that are probably in your spice cabinet at this very moment!

Herbs in the Kitchen

And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.  – Genesis 1:29 Oh, green and glorious! Oh, herbaceous treat! ‘Twould tempt the dying anchorite to […]

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