Dried elecampane root pieces ready for processing into a cough syrup, a tincture, glycetract, decoction and ultimately your own medicine and health product.
Elecampane (inula helenium) clears dense, sticky mucus from the bronchial system. It is warming to the system and relieves coughing and asthma. High in inulin it is also a prebiotic for your gut flora.
Cavolo Nero Kale (Brassica oleracea var. palmifolia) seeds. Heirloom seeds organically grown at KoruKai Herb Farm.
Cavolo Nero is a variety of kale with a long tradition in Italian cuisine, especially that of Tuscany. It is also known as Tuscan kale, Italian kale, dinosaur kale, kale, flat back kale, palm tree kale, or black Tuscan palm.
This is our favourite kale and we have selected seeds from strong, healthy plants that do well in our New Zealand climate. We sow them in spring and end of summer and sometimes harvest from the same plant for over 12 months. That's generous, right?
Mullein (verbascum thapsus) is an upright biannual herb growing a rosette in its first year and a flower spike up to 2 metres tall in the second year of its lifecycle.
In our moderate New Zealand climate they often grow a rosette in spring followed by the flower spike in late summer or even autumn. Seeds germinating in autumn may grow the flower spike in early summer after the winter period.
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You will be able to sign up in September 2021. We will have early bird specials.
The class will run in February and March 2022, so you can set up your own system and make compost in autumn.
This amazing class brings together what we have learnt, observed and experienced over the last 10 years of making compost, both on small and medium scale. Compost brings back vitality, regenerates the soil, inoculated your gardens and farms with microbiology so your plants can thrive. With high quality compost we grow plants that are nutrient dense and resistant to pest and diseases.
This tea contains herbs that have been used for chest complaints for centuries. It may reduce inflammation, sooth irritated mucous membranes and create a productive cough. Use it when your lungs need support - be it a cough, asthma, shortness of breath or tightness.
To boost your immune system, we recommend our Immune Boost Tea in combination with this tea.