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Herbals

The Art of Herbal Tea

The Art of Herbal Tea
The cold weather is here, and with it, tea season. Learn the basics of making a delicious, health-supporting herbal tea.

Nervines: Herbs for Relaxation + Restoration

Nervines: Herbs for Relaxation + Restoration
Lately, so many people I talk to seem to be feeling anxious/down/worried/sleepless that I decided it might be a good time to share a little bit about nervines, plants that act on the nervous system to keep us calm and balanced. I think we could all benefit from having these plant allies in our lives, especially during tough times.

Lughnasadh

Lughnasadh
August is nearly here, a month of cricket-song and warm, hazy nights. Yet, just as summer is at its richest, we sense the shadows of autumn fallin...

Why Wildcraft?

Why Wildcraft?
Outside there is still a layer of snow and ice on the land. The kind that forms only late in the winter, when the sun is just warm enough to melt ...

Hibernation

Hibernation

Let's talk about rest.

Real, deep rest.

 

Herbs for the Respiratory System

Herbs for the Respiratory System
The arrival of late autumn brings beautiful, crisp mornings, the first frost, and...that first tickle at the back of your throat.

Elder Medicine

Elder Medicine
Elder is a plant of the edges. A sentinal, a guardian, growing where the woods meet the fields, where the land meets the water. A gate keeper of t...

Cool Herbs for Hot Days

Cool Herbs for Hot Days
Two words: Heat. Dome. As I'm sure many of you already know, the high temperatures throughout the northern hemisphere this summer are absolutely u...

Why Herbs Don't Work

Why Herbs Don't Work
A lot of people get the wrong idea about herbs because they just aren't using them correctly. Here are a few common mistakes to avoid.

Why I Don't Have a Lawn

Why I Don't Have a Lawn
I have a confession to make: I don't mow my lawn.

Rose Medicine

Rose Medicine
Roses became a symbol of love during Victorian times, when something called floriography, or the language of flowers, was a popular way to communicate feelings and messages. To this day roses are associated with matters of heart -  which is very fitting considering how they're used in herbal medicine.

Dreaming of the Sun: How to Start a Herb Garden

Dreaming of the Sun: How to Start a Herb Garden
Winter is the perfect time to start dreaming about your summer garden.