Herbals

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.

Five Things to Forage in Winter

Five Things to Forage in Winter
It may be winter, but you can still get outside and find some tasty things!

Creating an Herbal Apothecary at Home

Creating an Herbal Apothecary at Home
Now is the time to burrow in, to shore up, to make your home a space to rest and shelter in. Why not think about setting up an herbal apothecary in your home?

Root Medicine

Root Medicine
The rich green of the summer forest has died away here, replaced with a riot of color; bright gold, sun-orange, scarlet leaves drifting on the sur...

Herbs for Restful Sleep

Herbs for Restful Sleep
Here are some fantastic herbal allies who can help us calm our nervous systems and bodies down, quiet our spinning thoughts, and help us get a good night of sleep.