Self-heal, aka all-heal or heals all, Prunella vulgaris, is a wonderful plant with many medicinal properties, but is underused for the most part in western herbal medicine. This plant is rarely cultivated, but is easily grown from seed or by root division. As a member of the mint family, it can be invasive, but I [...]
A lovely holiday-time remedy.
Tasty AND Medicinal!
A simpler way to measure.
I have a 20% OFF SALE going on over on my Etsy shop through the month of November. All orders also get FREE SHIPPING! I will be doing some revamping and cleaning house with my shop come 2022, which will include discontinuing some items. If you have a favorite, or something you have wanted to [...]
Elder, Sambucus nigra or S. canadensis, is probably one of the most well known medicinal herbs, even in allopathic medicine. It is a godsend during cold and flu season, and Sambucol, a homeopathic remedy, is highly sought after even by those who know nothing about homeopathy or herbalism. My general area of study deals with [...]
A subscriber requested beauty with many health benefits.
One of my favorite plants.
American Beauty Berry, Callicarpa americana, is a nifty little bush that I actually came across growing outside of my office window. Like most of the plants I talk about, after figuring out that this bush that I almost cut down was useful, I dove down the research rabbit hole. Once you learn to recognize plants [...]
Helpful plants to keep the bugs away!