What is Glycerin?
Glycerin, also known as glycerine or glycerol, is a sugar alcohol, with a backbone of 3 carbons, 5 hydrogensand 3 alcohol groups. The word glycerine comes from the Greek word glukeros, meaning sweet. And indeed, glycerin, being a sugar alcohol, has a mild to moderately sweet taste. It is well absorbed in […]
What is Glycerin?
Summer will be here shortly and along with it is the flowering and fruiting of berries. Today, I’m here to talk about the benefits of the red raspberry leaf (Rubus idaeus) specifically in pregnancy and midwifery. Red raspberry leaves have been used throughout the centuries to assist in aspects of health, from supporting digestion, […]
Entering into the world of herbalism is a rewarding endeavor, but it can be difficult to know where to begin.
If you’re looking to start learning and practicing, but aren’t sure where to start, we encourage you to read a herbalism book written especially for beginners.
But, even the process of choosing a beginner-friendly book can […]
There are many reasons to be paying attention to our plant allies’ sustainability and the state of biodiversity in today’s world. Sustainability is important to having healthy communities, natural resources, and simply to have a non-toxic environment to live in. It doesn’t matter if you live in the city or in the mountains; we […]
While we love spring and everything that it entails, we don’t love the sneezing, itchy eyes, and dry throats that come along with the season.
If you struggle with seasonal allergies, you’re not alone! Nearly 50 million Americans have symptomatic allergies that present themselves as soon as the pollen count begins to rise.
There are A […]
Are you feeling the excitement of this Seasonal change? Springtime brings us renewed energy and new projects to do! It’s no coincidence that our most beloved spring project utilizes eggs because eggs symbolize new life and we are celebrating the season in which vegetation begins to appear.
We include our plant friends in […]