Herbalism for Beginners – 5 Books We Recommend

By |April 26th, 2021|

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 […]

Sustaining Plants for a Sustainable Future 

By |April 21st, 2021|

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 […]

Springtime is Nettle’s Time

By |March 31st, 2021|

Featured photo credit: Colorado School of Clinical Herbalism
It’s Springtime and that means our plant allies are beginning to make their appearance! The Herb of the Month for April is Urtica dioica, familiarly known as Stinging Nettle. You may also recognize other common names such as; Dwarf nettle, Nettle, Scaddie, or Herba Urticae.
The famous Stinging Nettle name […]

Herbalistas

By |March 17th, 2021|

The month of March marks Women’s History Month. This is a month to reflect on the contributions women have made to society, to celebrate womanhood, to lift the women in our lives up, to celebrate the strides we have made as a society towards equality, as well as to honor the work that still […]

A Botanical Spring Equinox

By |March 11th, 2021|

Spring is a time of rebirth and renewal, for both plants and people. This year’s spring equinox feels like a more special transition than in previous years. Over human history, many cultures have marked this transition, in some way, with ritual.
For me, I always use botanicals as a tool for marking astrological or […]

Herb Highlight: Dandelion

By |March 3rd, 2021|

“What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.” This quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson could possibly be true in the minds of those who have not studied the use of herbs for health and wellness, though, for many, a weed is a weed, with no merit other than being […]