Making easy fermented ginger or turmeric probiotic drinks from bugs

This is a very easy recipe to make fermented drinks from turmeric or ginger, both of which are extremely beneficial for our health. Amongst other things turmeric is an anti-inflammatory and an anti-oxidant herb. Ginger is known to aid digestion, helps circulation and is anti-bacterial. Both are used as spices in cooking. Fermenting foods is…

Willow

These are catkins from the Osier willow tree (Salix viminalis), and these are the male flowers. Willow trees are dioecious, meaning male and female flowers grow on separate trees. Once pollinated, the greenish female catkins develop fruit capsules, which split open when mature to release tiny seeds. However most willows can also propagate themselves by…