Does anyone else have gloriously disorganized bookshelves? I’m a stickler for keeping my herbal extracts and supplies organized, but my books. . . not so much. I have a quick eye to find whatever book […]
Adaptogens have a reputation for being exotic and difficult to procure, but there are actually several that are super simple to grow at home. Let’s take a look at the needs of 3 adaptogens that are […]
Herbal trees and shrubs really stand out as being easy to grow once they are established and they make useful additions around your yard or homestead. Of course, trees and shrubs do require more planning […]
Welcome to Day 35 of the 40 Day Herbalist Challenge! We’ve been focused on herbal first aid all week, and you can’t really talk about herbs and first aid without at least mentioning an herbalist’s […]
Although it’s easy enough to find information on yarrow, plantain, and even comfrey for herbal first aid uses, there are several other plants that are nice to have on hand after traumatic injuries like sprains, […]
You’ve probably seen lists like “Top (you name the number) Antibiotic Herbs” or “X Number of Natural Alternatives to Antibiotics” in magazines and online that talk about the antibiotic properties of plants. I hate […]
Mullein, valerian, dandelion, plantain, and calendula are five excellent first aid herbs to become familiar with. Let’s take a look at each along with their herbal actions. Mullein Verbascum thapsus Mullein is well known as […]
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