Tag: Anna Rósa Róbertsdóttir

Herbal Flu Remedies

It’s officially fall, which means cold and flu season is upon us. Of course, the best offense is a good defense (so wash your hands!), but that’s of little consolation if you’re already stuck in the throes of a terrible flu, cold, or other bug. We’ve compiled natural healing wisdom from some of our favorite …continue

Herbal Remedies for Stress Relief

With everything going on around the holidays—traveling! Last-minute gift-buying! Extended family!—it’s easy to get overwhelmed, or panic and decide to hibernate until it’s all over. Of course, the holidays can be great, too—if you’re prepared to manage what you can, let go of what you can’t, and give into your festive side. Whether you’re dealing …continue

New Release: Icelandic Herbs and Their Medicinal Uses

Only 15 years ago, herbal medicine—the oldest form of medicine—was illegal in Iceland. Much has changed since then as over 80% of the world now relies on herbal medicine products as part of its primary healthcare. Today, the user-friendly, illustrated handbook Icelandic Herbs and Their Medicinal Uses by Anna Rósa Róbertsdóttir hits the shelves. Of the …continue

How to Make an Herbal Tincture

Last week, we brought you some ideas for treating flu symptoms naturally. As a follow-up, here’s a handy how-to adapted from Icelandic Herbs by Anna Rósa Róbertsdóttir if you want to take a stab at making your own tinctures. How to Make an Herbal Tincture Ancient methods used by herbalists to extract active substances from medicinal herbs …continue