How To Start Using Herbs | Growing Up Herbal | Interested in learning how to use herbs for your family? Come along with me in this new series, and I'll show you how!

Welcome to the “How To Start Using Herbs” blog series here on Growing Up Herbal! Here you’ll find basic information on how to start using herbs for yourself and your family.

My goal is to give you a good bit of basic information that’s easy to find and understand so you can get a good start on your herbal journey as it’s a fun and rewarding one! If you find anything lacking or still have a question after reading this information, feel free to leave a comment on any of the posts in this series, and I’ll be sure to answer your questions there.

All posts in the Using Herbs series will be linked up right here in this post so be sure to pin the above image to your Pinterest boards so you can always come back and find this information when you need it!

Also, if you’re interested in learning about using herbs on a more in-depth level, check out The Herbal Academy of the New England. There you’ll find very thorough, scientific based learning for beginning and intermediate herbalists. I’ve personally really enjoyed my studies there!

Enjoy! – Meagan

How To Start Using Herbs

How To Source Quality Herbs

Growing Your Own Herbs

Wild-crafting and Preserving Herbs

How To Store Herbs Correctly

Understanding Herbal Safety

How To Determine Herbal Dosages

Tools Of The Trade

Making Herbal Teas, Infusions, and Decoctions

Making Herbal Washes, Compresses, and Fomentations

Making Herbal Poultices, Powders, and Electuaries

Making Herbal Infused Oils and Liniments

Making Herbal Salves and Creams

Making Herbal Vinegars, Tinctures and Glycerites

Making Herbal Syrups, Honeys, and Oxymels