Tag: materia medica

the food and medicine of lemon balm

Meet the Plants | Lemon Balm Benefits & Uses

For such a soft, light green herb that grows like a weed, the food and medicine of lemon balm is pretty mighty. It’s a powerful mood-elevating herb, a serious antiviral, and a incredibly versatile culinary ingredient. Like salt and pepper, […]

dandelion flower in bloom

Meet the Plants | Dandelion Benefits & Uses

Dandelions are probably one of the first flowers children come to recognize. They’re distinct and easy to spot and it’s hard to forget the magic in blowing your first poof of wishes out into the world. I, however, remember dandelions a little differently, but you know how funny memory can be, especially as a child.