Infusion, decoction, essential oils, mother tinctures… there are many ways to benefit from the benefits of plants. In this Health capsule! Life!, Krystine St-Laurent teaches us how to prepare plants for daily consumption.

  • Introduction [0:44]
  • Consumable parts of plants [1:00]
  • Root decoction [1:50]
  • Fresh herbal infusion [3:10]
  • Bark decoction [3:40]
  • Amount that can be taken [4:30]
  • Plants in essential oils [4:55]
  • Plants in mother tinctures [5:27]

Thanks to our co-host, François Lemay.

Created and hosted by Krystine St-Laurent, the television show Santé! The life! helps us discover and simplify in a concrete and sought-after way natural health and a way of life in harmony between head, body, spirit and nature.

Exploring Ayurveda (the medical branch of yoga), aromatic plants, essential oils and everything related to well-being, Health! the life! is a show focused on simple and effective tips for cultivating vital energy.

Cultivate to create yourself
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A way to anchor ourselves to the earth, to nourish life, to nourish our biodiversity. Download our guide to plan your medicinal garden and choose seeds that preserve the genetic heritage of our plants.