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Herbs are a valuable addition to your daily diet - you can use them in a variety of ways.

They smell delicious, taste delicious and have many cosmetic and medicinal uses.

Herbalist Courses for all levels

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Preview Lesson from the Introductory Herbal Course

Medicinal Herbs

Garlic For Health

Using herbs in cooking is maybe the best way of keeping in good health, there isn't a clear culinary/medicinal herb divide.

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Herb Guide Sitemap

The Herb Guide Sitemap is a listing of every page within The Herb Guide.

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Basil Collage Newsletter March 2016

A guide to herbs and their uses. Culinary, medicinal, cosmetic, lots of articles about all things herbal

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Indoor Garden Pests

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Learn how to deal with indoor garden pests without using chemicals. You will be eating these plants and you don't want to contaminate them.

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Minted New Potatoes

Minted New Potatoes Pin

Minted new potatoes are so delicious and easy to cook in the microwave.They are the perfect side for a summer salad or lamb dish. Step by step with photos

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Herb Guide Questions


Do you have a herb related question - this is the place to ask and read what others want to know. Useful little titbits, snippets and How To information

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St John's Wort

Stjohns Wort

St John's wort has been described as 'Nature's Prozac'. It is clinically proven to be as effective in the treatment of mild to moderate depression as prozac.

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Herb Recipe

Herb Recipe Pin

A versatile open tart herb recipe. This would be good if you have vegetarians and meat eaters to cater for at the same meal. Really easy to adapt so that you don't have loads of cooking to do.

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Herb Dumplings Recipe

Herb Dumplings Recipe Pin

This herb dumplings recipe is so simple to make. Here are step by step photos on how to make dumplings - just right to drop into soup

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Indoor Herb Gardens

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Indoor herb gardens are a good option if you have no garden or you want herbs during the winter. Growing herbs indoors with Aerogrow.

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Growing Lavender

Easy step by step with photos tutorial for growing lavender from cuttings. An inexpensive way of increasing your stock.

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Growing Salad Burnet


Growing salad burnet is relatively easy. It's a perennial and has a lovely delicate cucumber flavor which goes well in salads and summer drinks - bring on the Pimms :-)

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Growers Dictionary


The Growers Dictionary is where you will find explanations of the terms gardeners use. How to layer and divide plants to increase your stock - what's mulch? How do you sow seeds and take cuttings

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Herb Gift Under $10

Herb Scissors

Find a great herb gift for under $10. If you have herb lovers to buy for then have a look at this great selection to find the perfect gift - or a little treat for yourself.

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Herb Guide TV

Herb Guide TV

Herb Guide TV is a section where you will find the videos that the Herb Guide has published. A wide range of herbal videos making simple remedies, cosmetics, gardening and cooking.

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Garlic Prawn Recipe

Garlic Prawn Recipe

This garlic prawn recipe (shrimp) is very simple and quick to cook. Ideal as an appetizer or lunch with crusty bread to mop up the garlicky sauce.

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Herb Guide Newsletter

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Herb Guide News is a free monthly publication that is full of great info on growing and using herbs. From culinary through cosmetic to medicinal

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Comfrey applied externally as a poultice will help aches and strains. It is also an excellent organic fertilizer and well worth growing a patch in your garden to feed other plants.

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About Me


About Me. A brief background on Liz who writes the Herb Guide and why she does it!

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Herb Guide

Herb Guide TV

The Herb Guide that will answer your questions on growing, storing and using herbs from culinary to medicinal uses

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Herbs to Go With Chicken

Herbs to go with chicken

Which are the best herbs to go with chicken. Fantastic list here with recipes to try. Lovely versatile chicken.

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Herbs to Go With Fish and Seafood


A full list of herbs to go with fish and seafood. Great recipes for the very best herby fish and seafood dishes.

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Herbs to go with Lamb

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Lamb is the traditional roast for Easter. It is succulent and these 7 Herbs to go with Lamb will enhance the flavor without overpowering it

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Herb Guide News April Edition


April's edition of the Herb Guide News Featuring testing seed viability, herbs to go with pork, remedies, recipes and crafts

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Herb Guide News #6 Mosquito Issue

Issue 6 Bracelets Jillee

Issue #6 of Herb Guide News focuses on herbs to repel mosquitos. Which are the best herbs to grow in your sitting area or around your windows to deter these pests.

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Mint Herb

The mint herb is an essential in any herb garden. Growing mint is easy and there are many types of mint - from the common spearmint to chocolate mint. More than 20 photos

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Mint Sauce Recipe

Mint Sauce Pin

This mint sauce recipe is a good way to preserve mint for use out of season. Step by step guide with photos for making mint sauce

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Rosemary is a superb evergreen herb. It is used widely in cooking and beauty products. An infusion is a good rinse for oily hair.

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Sage Stuffing

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Step by step instructions with photos to make sage stuffing. You'll love this - so easy and tasty. I doubt you'll ever want to buy a packet of mix again!

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Fresh Herb Recipe


This fresh herb recipe is a spicy combination of coriander, chicken, rice, beans and salsa - almost a chicken chilli in a pepper bowl. Great with some sliced avocado and tortillas.

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How to Build A Fire Pit

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This fabulous video from the UK shows you how to build a fire pit in your backyard using easily obtained materials in a few hours

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Chicken Tomato Basil

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This great one pot recipe uses a gorgeous combination of chicken tomato basil and rice. It takes about 10 minutes to prepare and 40 minutes to bake in the oven. A perfect mid week meal.

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Herb Gifts

Herb Stripper

People love receiving herb gifts. Everything from herbal tea through growing kits to indoor gardens. Prices to suit all.

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Ancient Herb

Ayurveda is the ancient herb medicine of India. It is holistic and has been in existence for more than 5000 years.

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Herbal Academy of New England Introductory Herbal Course

HANE Introductory Course

Review and unit by unit description of the Herbal Academy of New England Introductory Herbal Course

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Herbal Courses

HANE Introductory Unit 6

The very best herbal courses are offered by The Herbal Academy of New England. Read about Unit 6 of the Introductory Herbal Medicine Course

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Herbal Medicine Courses Online

HANE Introductory Unit 4

The best of the Herbal Medicine Courses Online has to be the comprehensive Herbal Academy series of courses. Review here of the Introductory Course

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HANE Introductory Herbal Course Unit 2

HANE Introductory Unit 2

Unit 2 of the Herbal Academy of New England Introductory Herbal Medicine Course covers herbs for kids, her and him along with colds and flu remedies

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HANE Introductory Herbal Course Unit 1

HANE Introductory Unit 1

A review of Unit 1 Herbal Academy of New England Introductory Herbal Course. Is this the course you've been looking for?

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Introductory Herbal Course Unit 3

HANE Introductory Unit 3

Unit 3 of the Herbal Academy of New England Introductory Herbal Medicine Course covers kitchen remedies. Review of this fascinating unit

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Herb Academy Herbalism Courses

HANE Introductory Unit 5

The Herb Academy Herbalism Courses are the very best online herbal medicine courses you can take. This is a review of the Body Care Module in the Introductory Herbalism Course

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Herb Guide News Holiday Issue

Baked Figs with Honey and Thyme YouTube

The holiday issue of Herb Guide News covers homemade stuffing, thyme cough syrup and homemade herbal gifts.

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Honey Lavender Ice Cream

Honey Lavender Ice Cream

A two ingredient no churn, no cook ice cream base flavoured with honey and lavender. So easy a child could make it.

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Basil Herb Guide Ezine


Beautiful basil is the herb featured in this edition of The Herb Guide eZine. Fabulous recipes, growing tips and projects

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Chocolate Mint Cookie Recipe

chocolate Mint Cookie Recipe Pin

This chocolate mint cookie recipe is so simple and combines chocolate with the refreshing taste of mint. Just pop a mint thin on to melt after cooking - delicious.

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Herb Guide News Using Herbs

Using Herbs Issue 9

Herb Guide News Issue #9 has great tips, techniques and inside information about using herbs - cooking, freezing, drying, remedies, cosmetics and lots more

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Basa Fish

Basa Fish Pin

This basa fish with mint sauce is an unusual blend of herb. You would normally expect mint to go with lamb but this sauce is quite different.

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Lavender Issue


In the language of love, lavender means devotion and undying love. This issue of The Herb Guide eZine gives some great ways of using lavender as gifts for your beloved..

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Nasi Ulam

Nasi Ulam Finished Dish

Nasi Ulam is a traditional Malay herb recipe. This one is sent from Nazlina who runs a cookery school in Penang.

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