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Indefinitely Wild Series: Comfrey {Symphytum officinale}

Also, Known As: Ass-ear Blackwort Bruisewort Comfrey Consormol Knitback Knitbone Comfrey (scientific name Symphytum officinale L.) is also known as knitbone or common comfrey and belongs to the Boraginaceae family. It is a perennial herb having black roots resembling turnips and bears broad leaves with bristles. The herb is indigenous to Europe and grows in soggy and lush green areas, especially along the river

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We Are Making An Arnica Tincture

Arnica montana  Also, Known As: Arnica Arnica Flowers Arnica Root Common Arnica Leopard’s Bane Mountain Arnica Mountain Daisy Mountain Tobacco Wolfsbane The herb known as the arnica is characterized by a creeping rhizome; arnica is an aromatic and perennial plant, which gives out a basal rosette of four to eight downy leaves which reach a length of about one and

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Lunar Tinctures

Making your tinctures following the phases of the moon allows the powerful gravitational pull of the moon to draw out the properties in the plant and also adds a bit of ancient wisdom to your mixture. Just as the gravitational pull of the moon affects many things in nature and our lives, it’s thought that this very same phenomenon affects

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Spring is Here…

It’s officially Spring. Though it was official according to the calendar about a month ago, Nature has now spoken in southeastern Utah. Here are three plants that signal spring to me: The first coltsfoot flowers are up – bright yellow sunshine that can be turned into a beautiful tincture. Coltsfoot Flower Tincture Coltsfoot flowers, freshly gathered Vodka or Brandy Gather

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Desert Tortoise Botanical – DesertTortoiseBotanicals.com

DesertTortoiseBotanicals.com Source: Desert Tortoise Botanical – DesertTortoiseBotanicals.com Handcrafted – The Indigenous Peoples of the Sonoran desert taught the making of effective remedies through the combination of specific herbs and emotional intent.  Additionally, waste was never allowed so they made them in small batches.  Today, we honor their teachings by following their traditional methods of making remedies in the same manner, one small

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