Harvesting & Drying Medicinal Flowers

Using flowers for medicinal purposes is a fun way to bring the natural world into our medicine cabinets. Flowers like echinacea, calendula, nasturtium, lavender, red clover, chamomile, and yarrow are relatively simple to grow (all you really need is some space, sun, and soil) and boast many benefits. They can be used in teas, topical creams and salves, herb-infused oils, tinctures, and for many other purposes to heal, calm, strengthen immunity, and heal many ailments naturally.
If you grow some of the flowers mentioned above - or others that possess medicinal properties – read on to learn how to harvest and dry them.
Harvesting & Drying Medicinal Flowers via This Organic Life
Harvesting calendula for salves
Drying calendula in a dehydrator.
Finished product - so lovely!
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