Use of herb powders

Natural Nordic Wild power powderNatural Nordic Nettle - Bilberry powderNatural Nordic Lady's mantle powder

INFUSION

crushed leaves, flowers, stems

Place one tablespoon of dried herbs per 0,5 liter of water into a teapot. Cover with nearly boiling water (80°C is the best). Let soak for 10-15 minutes.

DECOCTION

roots, woody parts (chaga), seeds, bark

Bring the herbs to a simmering boil. Keep the pot covered and simmer for 10–20 minutes. Take off heat and leave covered while your brew cools to drinking temperature.

COOKING AND SNACKS

crushed or powdered herbs

Sprinkle on top of any savory or sweet dish to boost the nutritional value of your food. Try on yogurt, porridge, muesli, rice, potato, and vegetables of meat dishes.

WELLNESS

baths, skin care, extracts, oils, ointments

Use the infusion as a skin toner or hair rinse, in baths and foot baths. Crushed herbs can be an ingredient in an exfoliating mask. You can also make extracts, ointments, soaps, etc…

 

NOTE: Wild herbs often contain medicinal qualities, therefore, it’s recommended to drink 2-3-cups per day during two weeks and then consider changing the herb. When you use dried wild herbs, the recommended daily allowance is a few grams, that is, 1-2 teaspoonfuls of powdered herbs per day.

 

Want to find recipes using wild herbs?

Recipes that use Wild Power

Recipes that use Nettle

Recipes that use Nettle Bilberry

Recipes that use Nettle Lingonberry