Red Clover

By |September 26th, 2019|

Red clover (Trifolium pretense) has long been known as a blood and lymphatic cleanser, making it a great herbal remedy for lymphatic congestion, skin conditions and slow liver clearance.

TRADITIONAL USES, FOLKLORE, AND SYMBOLISM
Red clover was listed in the National Formulary as a skin remedy until 1946. Energetically, it has been said red clover has […]

Soothing Herbs for Sunburns

By |September 18th, 2019|

In my last post, I explored ways to soothe bites and stings using simple herbal remedies and household items you probably already have on hand. Unfortunately for us, however, bites and stings are only half the battle when it comes to keeping our skin happy – as anyone who has  fallen asleep in a […]

Getting Ahead of the Back-to-School Bugs

By |September 9th, 2019|

The Back-to-School Season has started and with it comes the dreaded exposure to germs, and the resulting potential for a “case of the crud.” Luckily, our plant allies are here for us! They can be of great help in getting our immune system pre-prepared.
If you are anything like me, you’ve probably spent many a […]

The 5 Best Natural Ways to Help Your Child Sleep Better

By |August 29th, 2019|

Now that school has started in most parts of the U.S., parents are getting their kids back into regular routines. While the summer doesn’t always mean unhealthy habits, some kids don’t transition well from summertime freedom into a schedule with early bedtimes and earlier mornings.
Helping a child unwind is not always as simple as […]

Soothing Herbs for Bites and Stings

By |August 20th, 2019|

From mosquitoes and black flies to wasps and bees, there are all manner of biting and stinging insects just waiting in the wings to put a damper on your summertime enjoyment. Should you happen to have an unfortunate encounter with any of the aforementioned (and if you go outside, it’s inevitable that you will), […]

An Interview With WishGarden’s Amanda Proscino

By |August 13th, 2019|

Hi Amanda, can you tell us a little about yourself and how you got involved with natural products?
Of course! As a kid, I could think of no greater joy than sloshing around ponds, befriending salamanders, and concocting stews of rainwater and wildflowers. I’m still very much that muddy-kneed little girl. My mother is a […]