The Druid Herbalist

An ongoing journey with the healing power of plants

Drying rack up and running!

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So, I’m using my airing cupboard as a drying rack – here in the UK, many houses also have their hot water tank in their linen cupboard, and call it an airing cupboard. Not only great for keeping dampness and a musty smell away from your linens and towels, but also great for drying herbs in a warm, dark place! In this photo I am drying stinging nettles (Urtica dioca) and plantain (Plantago lanceolata) for use in hayfever tea.

Drying rack with Nettles and Plantain(800x435)

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Author: joannavanderhoeven

A Druid walking down the forest path...

4 thoughts on “Drying rack up and running!

  1. Stinging Nettles save me every year near spring. They are the best for hayfever. 😀

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  2. Ah, brilliant idea! Here in Ireland we call it the ‘hotpress’ and mine doubles as a fermenting closet. And now it shall triple as an herb drying closet. Thank you 🙂

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