Tag Archives: Herbs

A Herbalist’s Guide to a Healthy Fall and Winter

Ready or not, fall is here and winter is fast approaching.  Daylight is beginning to dwindle in the northern hemisphere and there is an accompanying nip in the air.  Hopefully, you’ve had the opportunity to burn brightly alongside the carefree summer sun for the past few months and are ready to begin slowing down. Making the most of the fall

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Herbs ~ Harvesting, Drying, Preserving and Storing Your Herbs.

 For the heart of the medicinal herbs! Knowing how to properly harvest your medicinal herbs will increase the potency and efficacy of the preparations you create. Let’s understand the terminology used to describe the parts of herbs {plant parts} when harvesting. Berries and Seeds: These are the fruits of the plant, harvested when they are fully ripe {usually when they have

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How to Make Peaceful Sleep Sachets Using Herbs, Essential Oils, and Crystals

Folklore and ancestral wisdom tell us that the right blend of herbs, essential oils, and crystals can assist the body in experiencing restorative sleep. one of my favorite ways to incorporate each of these elements into a daily remedy is to create peaceful sleep sachets… …sleep sachets have been used for centuries. By creating a synergistic blend of herbs, essential oils,

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WOMEN AND HERBS {PART 1} and WOMEN AND HERBS {PART 2}

For centuries, women have used herbs to improve health and ease discomforts, and they have benefited in countless ways from these natural, Goddess-given gifts. Today’s modern woman is returning to an interest in knowing what herbs have to offer, and I am frequently asked, “But what can herbs do for me as a woman?” To answer this important question, I

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Lungwort

Pulmonaria Officinalis Lungwort is a perennial herb that normally grows up to a height of one feet or 30 cm. The plant bears wide oval shaped leaves at the base, while the upper leaves are relatively smaller marked with the irregular color pattern, especially white spots. The lungwort plants also bear bunches of pink-purple colored flowers. Going by the Middle

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