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Reproductive Transitions

By |February 17th, 2021|

March brings us Women’s History Month, a time to reflect on the impact we as women have on our world and to raise awareness of the issues we are facing throughout modern society. Let’s explore reproductive health and how plants have been our allies throughout the ongoing journey for the protection of reproductive rights.
When […]

3 Delicious Hawthorn Mocktail and Cocktail Recipes

By |February 12th, 2021|

We’ve already discussed the many health benefits of Hawthorn for the heart, for breathing, for blood circulation, and more. 

Many of WishGarden’s remedies include Hawthorn and can be easily taken with water. But… It’s 5 o’clock somewhere, so we thought we’d take it up a notch and provide some recipes for some delicious Hawthorn mocktails […]

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    Love and Connection: How to Support a Healthy Love Life with Herbs

Love and Connection: How to Support a Healthy Love Life with Herbs

By |February 8th, 2021|

“What is love, oh baby don’t hurt me, don’t hurt me, no more.”
Who remembers this classic line from the song by Haddaway, released in 1993?  I was just a teenager back then, experiencing those first ecstatic feelings of fledgling love for another person that wasn’t the love you have for a family member.  The […]

Hawthorn: Berry of the Heart

By |February 1st, 2021|

Crataegus monogyna (Rosaceae), is otherwise known by the common names of Hawthorn, Red Haw, Whitethorn, Maybush, & Hedgethorn.

Botany, Growth, and Habitat
Hawthorn belongs to the Rosaceae, or Rose family, in the Almond Subfamily of Amygdaloidea or the Apple group. Like most rose family berries; Hawthorn will sweeten a bit after the first frost and […]

Three Small Dietary Changes That Make a Big Difference

By |January 20th, 2021|

With its clean slate and opportunities for fresh beginnings, the start of a new year is the perfect time to put in place the types of habits you’d like like to establish for the months ahead. Whether you’d like to exercise more, spend less time looking at screens or give up something you know […]

Regaining Balance In 2021

By |January 8th, 2021|

If you’re feeling off-kilter in the wake of 2020, you’re certainly not alone. The beginning of a new calendar year presents a time to refocus on what we want in our lives. We can choose for it to be a time to regain the balance that may have slipped away in the previous 12 […]