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Where do you think it should be added?
 
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I'm noticing that a LOT of these BB's still don't have threads. Do y'all still need help making BB threads for ones that aren't up yet?
 
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We do need help! PEP/SKIP is volunteer run, so we all try to do as much as we can in what spare time we have. We'd love to have you on the team!

Here's a quick overview on How to make a BB thread. You don't need to do it perfectly! In fact, most of us make a BB, and then someone with a bit more knoweldge comes along and tweaks it to fit Paul's vision. That's perfectly normal! But getting the BB made, you've really, really helped!

Once you make a BB thread, post a link to it here: PEPpers in Action, and someone will come along and look over it for you and make any tweaks that might be necessary.

Here's a good example of a Natural Medicine Badge Bit thread: Stinging Nettle Decoction. The format is good, though it looks like the journal entry proof no longer needs to be a part of each Natural Medicine BB's requirements.

What I usually do is click the quote button on a BB's first post and just copy the whole thing, and then I go and change the words and links, etc, to match the BB I'm working on.

I hope that helps! And thank YOU for helping with this!!!

 
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I'll get to work then! Y'all are helping me learn so much, I'm glad to be able to give back. I have a lot of free time lately, so I'll do what I can.
 
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Applying for my natural medicine sand badge. Here are the bits:

Dry mullein leaf for a tea, infusion or decoction - https://permies.com/p/1284141
Create an infusion of horsetail - https://permies.com/p/1290671
Make arnica infused oil - https://permies.com/p/1290663
Make garlic infused vinegar - https://permies.com/p/1290667
Make a St. John’s Wort blossom tincture - https://permies.com/p/1285697
Make an Arnica Salve - https://permies.com/p/1292266
Make a ginger root decoction - https://permies.com/p/1291393
Make a Comfrey Leaf Poultice - https://permies.com/p/1290677


 
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Did I understand this right?
To receive a sand badge in natural medicine, I have to:
harvest, dry and store (at least) one of the herbs mentioned. And then create (at least) one infusion, one decoction, one tincture, one vinegar infusion, one oil infusion, one bottle of syrup or some gummies, a salve and a poultice.
 
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For the straw badge, one of the requirements is “ Complete 40 new BBs from the sand badge”. Do I keep submitting for BBs under Sand and then post the links to approved Sand BBs under straw when I hit 40, or do you want it done in some other manner?
 
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Should "Harvest, dry, and store one of the following for a tea, ..." include fireweed like the "Make a cup of tea" BB does?
 
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Chamomile is listed in salve section but not in the oil section. Also, how do the links become active?
 
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Shannon Lawrence wrote:Chamomile is listed in salve section but not in the oil section. Also, how do the links become active?


Hi Shannon,
The links become active by volunteers, like yourself(?) that make the BB pages. You can take a look at Nicole’s post above for more information on how. I just built two poultice BB pages today and posted them to the peppers in action thread for review. I know I’m staff now but I started making BB pages last fall when I had only earned about 20 BBs so if there’s is a BB you want to submit, then feel free to create the BB page.

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