Herbalism

Motherwort and Lemon Balm Brew: One Gallon Recipe

Man...is this brew ever a winner! I'm going to make an annual batch every single fall to help carry me through the grim and grey February and March...

DIY Yoni Steam

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Yarrow for Fever and Flu

Yarrow for Fever and Flu It seems rather innocuous, this lovely white flower, but yarrow has earned many expressive titles: staunchwort, wound wort, nosebleed, knight’s...

Yoni Steaming: An act of self love

Perhaps you’ve heard of using steam for health and beauty. There are many ways to use steam therapy, from saunas to herbal steams for the face and sinuses....

Dreaming of Spring: A Bitter Tonic Tea

But as the new year begins and the days begin to offer more light, we turn towards the sun and stretch like seedlings! A deep-seated...

Valerian Mint Cordial

Valerian Mint Cordial or as it is called in my home: "Shut Up and Go To Sleep!" No matter how hard I try to maintain a good...

Herbal Vinegar Hair Rinses

My newest post on the Herbal Academy of New England site is live! Herbal Vinegar Hair Rinses Every season provides a new way to strain...

How to make Ginger Tea

There are a few teas that I make as often as I make Ginger Tea.  From the moment I put the cup to my lips...

Let’s Talk About: How to use Lavender

How to use Lavender? When I think of lavender, I think of soap. Specifically, the little, purple, seashell-shaped soaps that lived in my grandmother's soap...

Herbs to Prevent and Treat Urinary Tract Infections

Ouch. Uh-oh. I know that small, pinching burning pain. I've felt that before. If you've ever had to live with urinary tract infections, that small...

Recipe Box: Honeysuckle Infused Sugar

May is rolling out and June is rolling in - wild roses and irises are blooming their last and the berries are starting to form green on...

The Herbarium!

The Herbal Academy of New England has announced their new offering: The Herbarium! I love the HANE, and their Introductory and Intermediate Herbalism courses offer...

Poem: Harvesting Goldenrod

Harvesting Goldenrod While my hand was draped in gold and my whole self consumed with the scent of Solidago, he attacked in the gloaming, in...

Dandelion Flower Infusion and Syrup

Infusion first, syrup second! There are only a few dandelions in my yard this year, which is the opposite of a problem...

Soapwort Recipes: Green Cleaning from your Garden!

Soapwort is a versatile plant is easy to grow, harvest, and use around the home. It will clean skin, lace, quilts, hair, bodies, even household cleaning can...