The Benefits Of ElderBerry

By |January 3rd, 2021|

Elderberry is our herb of the month for January, a fitting time for this delicious, highly nutritive little berry and its health supportive properties.
Botany, Growth & Habitat
European Elder, also known as, Sambucus nigra L., is a member of the Caprifoliaceae family of plants and is native to Europe, Northern Africa and Central Asia.  There […]

Men’s Health: Maintaining Emotional Well-Being

By |December 27th, 2020|

At WishGarden we are continuing our focus on International Men’s Day, which was celebrated on November 19th. This is our second blog in a three-part series focused on men’s health.  The first post emphasized the importance of diet and nutrition and the need to encourage men to improve and optimize the physical aspect of […]

A Mincemeat Recipe For The Holidays

By |December 21st, 2020|

It’s late December and the snow is again swirling by the windows, and so I am feeling Christmassy. Tree is up, garland is hung, flickering candles are strategically arranged around the room. I could work on writing my cards, or gift hunting for those last few hard-to-shop-for people (why is it so hard to […]

Natural Gift Ideas

By |December 15th, 2020|

The holiday season is upon us and it’s time to start (or finish!) that list of gifts to give. Instead of opting for the same old items, consider these natural gifts for the friends and family on your list.
Whomever you’re giving to, there’s something great on this list for everyone.
Give The Gift Of Herbal […]

Coping With Holiday Stress

By |December 7th, 2020|

The holiday season is a time to gather with loved ones to celebrate and connect, but it’s also a time of anxiety and stress for many. Most of us know the familiar feeling of pressure to get the right gifts, make the perfect meal, and attend every event.
But it doesn’t have to be […]

Yerba Mansa

By |November 30th, 2020|

For our Herb of the Month for December, we are featuring a plant which grows natively in the American Southwest, yerba mansa (Anemopsis californica).
Botany, Growth and Habitat
Yerba mansa is a member of the Saururaceae or Lizard’s Tail family of plants.  This perennial plant has waxy, green basal leaves which lay low to the ground.  […]