I purchased some dried horsetail and comfrey to make an herbal infusion to aid in the healing of my broken foot.
I am new to drinking infusions. I was going to combine the two allies into one infusion (1/2 oz. each in a quart jar).
Would you recommend doing it differently?
Thank you in advance & Blessings,
We generally do not mix herbs in infusions, however with horsetail we can add a pinch to the infusion to help with mineral absorption. I personally would not make a horsetail infusion with a full ounce of the herb per quart jar, especially if I did not harvest the horsetail myself in early spring when the silicic acid is at its lowest.
My advice to you is make a comfrey infusion by weighing out a full ounce of comfrey leaf, putting it in a quart jar, add a generous pinch of horsetail, fill to the top with boiling water, let sit 4-8 hours or overnight. Strain and drink some. make sure to refrigerate what you do not drink. You can make this a few times a week and may want to alternate with nettle infusion and oatstraw infusion.
Thank you for writing in and please let me know if you have any further questions.
Wise Woman Team
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