What is Vitex Vitex agnus-castus, also known as Chaste berry, is an aromatic shrub in the Lamiacae (mint family) formerly of the Verbanacae (vervain family) and is native to the dry, rocky slopes of the… [Continue Reading]
As I’ve been completing my studies with The Herbal Academy, my knowledge of herbs and repertoire of herbal recipes are ever expanding. Comfrey (as well as plantain, but more on that in a later post)… [Continue Reading]
As kids we probably all remember running through the grass and stopping to pick the little yellow flowers in spring that by summer’s end became magical wish filled puffs of white. Yep I’m talking about… [Continue Reading]
In my “neck of the woods” (the California foothills of the southern Sierra Nevada Mountain Range), I know spring is right around the corner when tiny nettle leaves start sprouting up through the snow. They’re… [Continue Reading]
By keeping up with “housekeeping” we maintain a certain level of wellness, and potentially reduce the impact, ability to recover, and the severity of major issues that life may throw at us.
So the federal government in Canada is announcing its plans in the next 2 weeks for the legalization of recreational cannabis and here, in British Columbia, dispensaries have been serving communities for the last few… [Continue Reading]