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)… [read more]
Ayurveda is best understood as a way of life. But that does not prevent us from applying its basic principles to your everyday life, in order to benefit from them. Each and every herb in… [read more]
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… [read more]
Oftentimes when we’re faced with an abundance of an herb (like stinging nettles in spring), it’s hard to think of how to use it all up beyond the usual teas, tinctures, and salves. My new… [read more]
Generation after generation knowledge and experiences with herbs and other beings have been passed down. Thousands of years of learning and observing. The application of these teachings and what has yet to be learned, on a person to person basis, can come from ones own experiences and use of the senses.
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… [read more]