July Birth Flower

July Birth Flower The July Birth Flower is the Larkspur Meaning of the July Birth Flower: The meaning of the July Birth Flower, the Larkspur is an open heart and ardent attachment Sign of the Zodiac and Dates: Cancer - June 22 - July 22 July Birthstone: The Ruby Characteristics of Cancer : Imaginative, Sympathetic, … Continue reading July Birth Flower

Ginger’s Essences

No modern medication can rival the range and variety of therapeutic effects that can be induced by ginger. However, the full awareness of the health benefits and value of the herbal ginger remedies is rather limited because of the monopolistic health-care systems and a historically biased regulatory environment in most countries. Out of the hundreds … Continue reading Ginger’s Essences

Ginger {Zingiber officinale}

Also, Known As: African Ginger Ardraka Black Ginger Chiang Gan-jiang Ginger Nagara Race Ginger Shen-jiang Sunthi Zingiber officinale, the official name of the common ginger was coined by the famous eighteenth-century Swedish botanist and general naturalist, Carl Linnaeus. While Latinizing the name, Carl Linnaeus also derived the name Zingiber for the generic term, using the … Continue reading Ginger {Zingiber officinale}

PARTRIDGEBERRY

My botany professors first introduced me to partridgeberry, and with excitement I recognized the scientific name as a medicinal from one of my herbal books. This was back in the late 70's when the modern herbal literature was scanty, computers were not in my reality, and I still had yet to meet a herbalist in … Continue reading PARTRIDGEBERRY

The Artisan

It is the nature of the Artisan to express himself through the invention, creation, manufacture, repair, and manipulation of things. These can be artistic masterpieces, technological crafts, or mechanical devices. Virtually everything made by man which you see and use is the work of Artisans. The car you drive, the house you live in, the … Continue reading The Artisan

Mullein {Verbascum thapsus}

Also, Known As: Bunny's Ears Flannelleaf Jacobs staff Mullein The common mullein or Verbascum thapsus L. found in the United States is a biennial (thriving for two years) plant. The herb is wooly in appearance and belongs to the Scrophulariaceae family of plants. During the first year of its existence, the large and hairy leaves … Continue reading Mullein {Verbascum thapsus}