Tag: Chickweed
LET’S TALK ABOUT: HERBAL RELIEF FOR BARTHOLIN CYSTS from PixiesPocket.com

Herbal Relief for Bartholin Cysts

It is easy to get upset when something is wrong with our most tender, personal bits. Imagine the panic when you wake up and discover that something is awry with your labia, that there is one side swollen up, bigger than the other! Exploration with a mirror yields a hard pea-sized swelling that hurts a bit. ...

Freezing Chickweed for Later

Late winter and early spring is the most glorious season for Chickweed! The freezing temperatures don't seem to deter this hardy weed. Her bright green clumps can be found pulsing with life, tucked away under the last blankets of snow. She's one of the first spring greens that everyone wants to eat; people, livestock, ...

Wild Greens Pesto Recipe on pixiespocket.com

Recipe Box: Wild Greens Pesto

The other day, I was seeking out recipes where I could use my newly finished Fermented Citrus and I came across this delicious Grilled Bread with Thyme Pesto and Preserved Lemon Cream on Food52.  Wow!  That sounded so delicious that I immediately set out to not make that recipe at all, and instead to make some pesto ...

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Things I Love: Lazy Christmas

Meowy Yuletide! The Hollydaze are quiet around the Pixi household. With all the time off from the day job, I've been tidying the kitchen and checking in on various projects. There's also been many extra cups of coffee (many with eggnog and brandy!) and other warm beverages, curled up with a blanket and a book. ...

LET’S TALK ABOUT VIOLET HERBAL REMEDIES by pixie's pocket - learn about foraging and using this delightful, edible spring "weed"

Foraging and Creating Violet Herbal Remedies

Well folks, now that I've shaken winter off like I shake sand crabs off my toes at the beach, I'm ready to share what's been keeping me busy all spring long! Springtime is alternately cold and warm, and definitely wet. The past week has seen rain and snow and sunny days one after another - deep, soaking ...

Chickweed as an Herbal Ally

Poor Little Chickweed Hush now, don't tell! I'm harboring a fugitive. She is constantly under attack by my neighbors for being a pest - they try to poison her, stab her, slash her, cover her in mulch and choke her out...but don't you worry. She's safe in my backyard, for now, poor thing. Her name is Stellaria Media, ...

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