For thousands of years, hibiscus, also commonly called roselle, has long been loved as both a food and medicine in many parts of the world. And today, summertime just wouldn’t be the same without some bright, ruby-red, tart, and tangy […]
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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Detox diets perhaps don’t work the way we think they do. We can’t trick our bodies to do anything they aren’t already doing on their own. But what we can do is to help our bodies do what they do […]
Herbal teas are one of the oldest herbal preparations on the planet! They also happen to be one of the easiest, most accessible, and most economical ways to get the nutritive and medicinal benefits of herbs into your every day. […]
After water, coffee is one of the most universally consumed beverages in the entire world. It’s such a significant part of our everyday that it’s easy to forget that coffee, too, is a medicinal plant. However, as wonderfully beneficial as […]
Loved for its sweet fragrance and beauty, and un-ironically named for the color of its blooms, lavender is an herb of great culinary and medicinal versatility. The benefits of lavender range from its potential to help us sleep better and […]
The bitter flavor, one of the 5 basic flavors we can taste that include sour, salty, sweet, and umami, is essential to healthy digestion. And yet interestingly so, we’ve taken bitter foods nearly entirely out of our cuisine, especially so […]