Using Herbs: Tools Of The Trade

Herbal Tools of the Trade | Growing Up Herbal | A list of tools you may need to work with herbs.

When it comes to making your own homemade herbal preparations… there are some “tools of the trade” that you need to have on hand that should not be mixed between your herbs and your food. This can cause cross-contamination and can cause problems with how well and how long your preparations store.

For your convenience, you can also purchase many of these items mentioned in my “ultimate how-to guides” from as well.

It’s a good idea to have one of each of the following if possible:

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14 thoughts on “Using Herbs: Tools Of The Trade”

  1. This is a great list, Meagan! I wish I would have had something like this to help me get started when I was a newbie natural mama. 🙂

    I need a new tea kettle! The one you linked to looks like a good one!

    1. Poison?? Well, there may be other things you can do, but I’ve always heard that activated charcoal is a must if you think you’ve been poisoned because it absorbs toxins. It’s not really an herb, though. And, of course, depending on what it is, be sure you contact poison control and your doctor as well. Hope that helps!

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