Goldenrod (Solidago) ‘To Make Whole’

Goldenrod (Solidago) ‘To Make Whole’

Goldenrod, Solidago spp. In early January I decanted a Goldenrod tincture that I began macerating in late September. A perfect time to get Goldenrod ready for consumption in case of cold symptoms. As an astringent, Goldenrod can help dry up a moistened composition if...
Wintertime Energizing Pine Needle Tea

Wintertime Energizing Pine Needle Tea

Wintertime Energizing Tea with Pine Needles Making pine needle tea is easy and fun! Pine trees are located throughout the northern hemisphere and in some locations in the southern hemisphere. They are likely growing near you. The aroma of pine trees invigorates the...
Herbs for Grief & Loss

Herbs for Grief & Loss

Losing a loved one changes you. For me, it’s as though a piece of my heart is missing, and this causes physical pain. Sometimes it’s difficult to breathe. After my beautiful daughter, Christina, died, one of my lungs collapsed. I often wonder if the heartache and...
Profound Healing Effects of an Herbal Bath

Profound Healing Effects of an Herbal Bath

Ahhh… a warm relaxing bath before bedtime is just what the body needs to promote restful deep sleep. Water, one of the five elements of nature, benefits emotional and physical well-being. Profound Healing Effects of an Herbal Bath Therapeutic benefits from bathing are...
Elderberry & Elderflower (not just for cold & flu)

Elderberry & Elderflower (not just for cold & flu)

Elder (Sambucus nigra, S. canadensis)   This ancient herbal ally has powerful constituents which support the body during cold and flu season. But its benefits don’t stop there. I can’t wait to tell you about this beauty. As I learn more and more about this herbal...

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