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    Madame Mora’s Herbal, Lesson 12

    Warming Autumn Tonic You will need a tablespoon of each of the following spices… Cinnamon, Clove, Nutmeg, and Corriander. Take the spices and grind them to a fine powder in either a mortar and pestal or a coffee grinder. Heat about ½ gallon of apple juice or cider, on low until it is warm, (if you have your own apples and can make your own juice or cider this would be even more wonderful, but store bought works).  Add the spices and stir until well mixed.  Enjoy! Madame Mora’s herbal This class is designed to show the practical application of herbs to assist with everyday needs.  The lessons printed will…

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    Madame Mora’s Herbal, Lesson 11

    Relaxing Summer Tonic You will need 1tsp. of each of the following herbs: Lavender, Chamomile, and Jasmine You will also need about 1 cup of lemon juice. Bring approximately ¾ of a gallon of water to a boil and add the herbs.  Remove the pot from the heat and steep the herbs for a minimum of 5 minutes (longer if you want a stronger flavor).  Strain the mixture and place in a pitcher, add the lemon juice and ½ to 1 cup of sugar or other desired sweetener and stir.  Place in the refrigerator to cool. Serve over ice and enjoy. Madame Mora’s herbal This class is designed to show…

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    Madame Mora’s Herbal, Lesson 10

    “Love Potion No. 10” This recipe is strictly for fun.  You will be using the “tea” you create to make a simple syrup, designed to put you, or, anyone who happens to swallow a teaspoon or 2, “in the mood.” You will need 2 tablespoons for each of the following herbs: rose (preferably the petals), honeysuckle flowers, spearmint leaves, jasmine flowers, and lavender. Bring 2 cups of water to a boil and remove it from the water.  Add herbs and steep for approximately 10 minutes, to allow the aphrodisiac qualities to be completely released in the water.  Strain the tea back into the pot and add 2 cups of sugar. …

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    Madame Mora’s Herbal, Lesson 9

    Relaxing Sugar Scrub For this recipe you will need 20oz of granulated white sugar, 4oz oil (olive, mineral, etc…), and the essential (can substitute scented) oils of lavender, chamomile, and rose. Take half the sugar and half the carrier oil and mix, once mixed add 8 drops each of the lavender, chamomile, and rose oils and mix again.  Then take the remaining half of the sugar and carrier oils and mix them with the already mixed portion and add an additional 8 drops each of the flower scents and mix another time. At this point, smell the mixture and add more scent if desired. Once complete use in the tub…

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    Madame Mora’s Herbal, Lesson 8

    Relaxing Facial Steam For this you will need the flower and or leaves of the following 4 herbs: Chamomile Lavender Peppermint Rosemary Put 1/8 cup of each herb and approximately 4 cups of water in a pot and bring to a boil.  Remove from the stove and pour into a glass bowl.  Take a towel and place it over your head and place your head 6-8in. above the steam.  Allow your head to remain this distance above the steam for no more than 5 minutes.  Rinse your face with cool water and apply a skin moisturizer if you feel it necessary. Caution: It is not recommended you do this more…

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    Madame Mora’s Herbal, Lesson 7

    Lesson 7 Insect repellent For the creation of this assignment we will be using 3 herbs to create a strong infusion.  For this you will need 2/3 of an ounce of each of the listed herbs. Basil Lemongrass Mint Place this herb mixture and place it in a pot containing 1 pint of water, bring the mixture to a slow boil and turn off the heat.  Cover the pot and let it steep anywhere from 10-15 minutes up to several hours.  The longer the mixture steeps the strong it will be. Once you are satisfied with the strength of your insect repellent, strain the herbs out to the water and…

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    Madame Mora’s Herbal, Lesson 6

    Test lesson… Please go back through all the lessons you have received so far, review the ingredients and what the listing is for what they do. Compare similarities regarding ingredients and purpose of the teas. I then want you to take at least one ingredient from each tea and create a new remedy, list the purpose and make.  Taste what you have created and give it a name. Email me with your tea and its purpose.  [email protected] Madame Mora’s herbal This class is designed to show the practical application of herbs to assist with everyday needs.  The lessons printed will not outline “magical” uses for the herbs, but, if questions…

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    Madame Mora’s Herbal, Lesson 5

    This class is designed to show the practical application of herbs to assist with everyday needs.  The lessons printed will not outline “magical” uses for the herbs, but, if questions on this topic rise, please feel free to ask. Also, please remember, the information in this class is a look at herbal therapies that may show promise as adjunctive treatments to conventional medical approaches, and is not meant to give specific recommendations or advise for the treatment of a specific illness, nor is it intended to be a replacement for good medical diagnosis and treatment. Lesson 5 herbal allergy relief The following 5 herbs help with the cough and inflammation…

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    Madame Mora’s Herbal, Lesson 4

    Madame Mora’s Herbal This class is designed to show the practical application of herbs to assist with everyday needs.  The lessons printed will not outline “magical” uses for the herbs, but, if questions on this topic rise, please feel free to ask. Also, please remember, the information in this class is a look at herbal therapies that may show promise as adjunctive treatments to conventional medical approaches, and is not meant to give specific recommendations or advise for the treatment of a specific illness, nor is it intended to be a replacement for good medical diagnosis and treatment. Lesson 4 Detox tea These will help cleanse your insides of unwanted…

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    Madame Mora’s Herbal, Lesson 3

    Madame Mora’s herbal This class is designed to show the practical application of herbs to assist with everyday needs.  The lessons printed will not outline “magical” uses for the herbs, but, if questions on this topic rise, please feel free to ask. Also, please remember, the information in this class is a look at herbal therapies that may show promise as adjunctive treatments to conventional medical approaches, and is not meant to give specific recommendations or advise for the treatment of a specific illness, nor is it intended to be a replacement for good medical diagnosis and treatment. Lesson 3 Salve for skin iritations. ?  Aloe – Aloe barbadensis –…