Tag: Medicinal Trees

Hawthorn 101

During the month of February, when all marketing seems to center on triumphs of the heart, it’s important to remember that not every heart is celebrating Valentine’s Day; many hearts need physical and emotional nurturing. That’s when we herbalists love to sing the praises…

Medicinal Trees: Elder

Elder {Sambucus nigra} Also, Known As: Bourtree Elder Elder-berry Elder-flower European Elder Pipe Tree The plant called the elder is used to describe a bushy shrub like plant that can reach a few feet in height as shrub-like forms normally do or it may…

Medicinal Trees: Oak

Quercus alba Also, Known As: Gospel Tree Oak Tanner’s Bark The oak is a mighty and majestic tree that has the aptitude to grow up to a height of 90 feet (30 m), have a circumference of about 33 feet (10 m) and survive…

Medicinal Trees: Hawthorn

Crataegus oxyacantha or Crataegus monogyna Also, Known As: English Hawthorn Haw Hawthorn May May Blossom Maybush May Tree Quick-set Shan-cha Whitethorn The herb called the hawthorn is one of the best herbal remedies to boost the performance of the heart and the human circulatory…

Medicinal Trees: Prickly Ash

anthoxylum americanum Also, Known As: Angelica Tree Prickly Ash Suterberry Toothache Tree The prickly ash or the Zanthoxylum americanum is a tall shrub that may also be described as a small tree and usually grows up to a height of twenty feet. The shrub…

Medicinal Trees: Linden

Tilia americana or Tilia Europea or Tilia cordata Also, Known As: American Basswood American Linden Basswood Bast Tree Common Lime Limeblossom Lime Flowers Lime Tree Linden Linden Flower Spoonwood Wycopy Linden is a tree belonging to different species of the genus Tilia, also known…

SPICED HAWTHORN PEAR PERSIMMON BRANDY

Bent over the moist earth, we gathered up the crimson and golden fruit into our hungry bags, chatting about life as old friends will, with meandering topics and understood nuances. Picking through the fallen leaves and occasional thorn, our bags grew plump with the…

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