Oats

Okay, really a grain but herbalists love it! In crazy, stressful times I turn to oats for solace. Oats are nourishing, calming, and fortifying. They […]

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Juniper

Juniper

Juniper has been used since ancient times for its cleansing properties. Used to purify temples and protect from witches, today the smoke from juniper branches […]

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Mint

Mint is one of those plants that enable a love/hate relationship. As a cook I love it, as a gardener, mint is usually pushing the […]

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Parsley

Parsley

Herb of the Month – Parsley Parsley is a wonderful little plant. It is one of the most adaptable of the culinary herbs. Used with […]

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Cayenne

Herb of the Month – Cayenne My first intimate encounter with cayenne came when, as a budding herbalist, I found an article that recommended sniffing […]

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Nasturtium

Nasturtium Nasturtiums are one of my favorite edible flowers. This easy to grow, fragrant and tasty little plant is a must for every sunny garden. […]

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Herb of the Month – Basil – Ocimum sp.

Basil – Ocimum sp.

Basil, Ocimum basilicum, is an annual herb originally from India. Delicious with any cuisine it is usually affiliated with Italian cooking. There are dozens of […]

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chickweed salad

Chickweed Salad

Chickweed Salad Chickweed leaves and flowers are a tasty edible plant, full of B complex vitamins, iron, calcium, and vitamins A and C. It is […]

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