Herbal infusions and decoctions are some of the easiest, most accessible, and most economical ways to enjoy and reap the benefits of nutritive and medicinal herbs. These water-based herbal extractions also happen to be incredibly versatile and are a not-to-be-missed […]
Beginner-Friendly Herbal Education:
Deeper Dives into the Medicine & Magic of the Plants
Get to know the plants better & make friends, because we’re in it together for the long haul!
Much of the magic of the plants is shrouded in mystery, but that wasn’t always the case. For eons, plants & humans have evolved together on this beautiful planet that we share, but our relationship with the natural world has become increasingly strained & in some cases, nearly nonexistent.
Our hyper-industrialized modern world has led us away from the earth in so many ways. And in stepping away from the earth, we’ve walked away from the plants, throwing a huge stick into the spokes of our true wellness.
But we can have both! We can enjoy the many conveniences of the modern world in harmony & reciprocity with the natural world.
It’s time to reconnect!
Here you’ll find easy-to-digest, beginner-friendly herbal education. There are recipes for simple herbal remedies, how-to guides on many herbal preparations, & materia medica on some of the most common culinary and medicinal herbs.
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If you’re just starting down the path of herbalism and herbal wellness, you’ll quickly learn that herbalism has its own language. And a key part of that language is being able to communicate how herbs work. Herbal actions are categories […]
With nicknames like “Queen of the Herbs,” “Incomparable One,” and “Mother Medicine of Nature,” holy basil (tulsi) is an herb for all reasons and seasons. It’s one of India’s most revered plants spanning cultural, social, religious, and medicinal roles. Modern […]
Are you interested in taking charge of your health and well-being in a way that’s DIY, easy, and accessible? That’s why you’re here, right? If so, you also likely want to feel empowered and confident in using medicinal herbs. Perhaps […]
Stressed and anxious? How about this intoxicating pepper?! Kava kava (or kava for short) is a tropical plant steeped centuries deep in the social, cultural, and medicinal traditions of the South Pacific. Well-known for its ability to ease anxiety and […]
Let’s face it; our youthful, plump, rosy skin doesn’t last forever, no matter what we do. And besides, the natural aging process can be such a beautiful part of the human experience. Nonetheless, we live in a world that sometimes […]