Herb in the Spotlight – Lemon Balm

HERB IN THE SPOTLIGHTLemon Balm (Melissa officinalis)Parts Used: LeafPreparation: Herb, Infusion, Tincture, Powder, OilLife Cycle: PerennialProperties: Uplifting, Calming, Longevity

Herb in the Spotlight – Hops

HERB IN THE SPOTLIGHTHops (Humulus lupulus)Parts Used: Strobiles (Cone Shaped Flowering Heads)Preparation: Beer, Tincture, InfusionLife Cycle: PerennialProperties: Sedative The first thing that usually comes to someone’s mind when they read or hear about hops is beer, and rightfully so; hops are an integral part of the beer making process in an industry that remains vastly…

Herb in the Spotlight – Peppermint

HERB IN THE SPOTLIGHT Peppermint (Mentha x piperita) Parts Used: Leaf and Flower Preparation: Fresh Herb, Tea, Tincture, Powder, Oil Life Cycle: Perennial

Top Three Books on Herbalism

Building a substantial resource library takes time! That’s why I am sharing my top three books on herbalism for any experience level. Of course, there are still so many books on herbalism that I would love to own, so naturally my top favorites may change over time, as there is always something new to learn!

Four Ingredient Pumpkin Purée Face Mask

Pumpkin Pie, Pumpkin Lattes, Pumpkin Carvings, Pumpkin Decor, Pumpkins EVERYWHERE! To add to the Pumpkin craze I have included a quick and simple face mask recipe that will nourish your skin during the transition into cooler months.

Herb in the Spotlight – Calendula

HERB IN THE SPOTLIGHT Calendula (Calendula officinalis) Parts Used: Flower Preparation: Poultice, Salves, Tea, Tincture Life Cycle: Annual Best For: All Skin Types

The Enchanted Lore of Herbalism

Have you ever wondered the magnetic pull so many people have to herbs? Is there a particular herb that readily grabs your attention? Are you gravitated towards a particular plant, or head-over-heels in love with the scent of a particular flower? It is believed that plants hold a sacred wisdom that they openly communicate with…