Learn all about Natural Herbal Living

Stay in the loop and get notified by email when I release a new resource or blog post. 
You'll also receive a free e-magazine issue for joining my newsletter list.

FREE Resources

Use our free educational resources to further your herbal knowledge and help you make the most of the natural world around you.

“The Sweet Medicine” Blessing Mist – Review for Shamana Flora Apothecary

“The Sweet Medicine” Blessing Mist – Review for Shamana Flora Apothecary

Here in Colorado, our hot sunny days and increasingly cool nights signal the arrival of that special time of year: back to school time!  As an herbalism student who moonlights as a school psychologist during the work week, this is especially relevant for me.  This time of year brings the sometimes difficult transition from a […]

Multidimensional Aromatherapy by Marlaina Donato – Book Review

Multidimensional Aromatherapy by Marlaina Donato – Book Review

Multidimensional Aromatherapy by Marlaina Donato – Book Review Multidimensional Aromatherapy is a new book out written by Marlaina Donato, Clinical Aromatherapist and Certified Massage Therapist. She wrote this book to demonstrate how aromatherapy can be used by professionals and beginners alike, discussing important “square one” basics like safety, materia medica, how to properly dilute, why […]

Honey and Hemp Shampoo Bar Recipe

Honey and Hemp Shampoo Bar Recipe

Honey and Hemp Shampoo Bar Recipe by Jan Berry from The Nerdy Farm Wife This dual purpose bar includes plenty of hemp oil for a moisturizing, silky lather and jojoba oil, which is excellent at conditioning both hair and skin. Ingredients Oil Portion: 15.5 ounces Olive Oil 7.5 ounces Coconut Oil 4.5 ounces Hemp Oil 2 […]

Health Benefits of Tea – Camellia sinensis Materia Medica

Health Benefits of Tea – Camellia sinensis Materia Medica

Heath Benefits of Tea –  Camellia sinensis Materia Medica Growing up in Arizona you learn quickly to enjoy cooling drinks that are refreshing, invigorating and make you feel good. I always did love a nice huge cup of iced tea – sugar free of course. Tea has always had the ability of easing indigestion and […]

Peppermint Herb Box Announcement

Peppermint Herb Box Announcement

Peppermint is July’s herb of the month, and I placed it here because this feisty mint is dramatically cooling and a great ally in the hot summer sun. We use it to cool off in iced tea, coffee, ice cream, and as a way to relieve the pain and heat of sunburns when combined with […]

Rosemary Tea Recipe

Rosemary Tea Recipe

  One of the best ways to get to know an herb is to sit down with a nice herbal tea (known in the herbal world as a “tisane”) and enjoy the subtle flavors and nuances that you experience when drinking it. When I make an herbal infusion of rosemary tea, the light and invigorating pine-like […]

St. John's Wort Herb Box Announcement

St. John's Wort Herb Box Announcement

St. John’s Wort: Hypericum perforatum herb box announcement.  June is fast approaching and I wanted to let you know what will be in the St. John’s Wort herb box! St. John’s Wort is a popular herb, often touted for its use as an anti-depressant. There is a lot of bad and missing information out there about […]

4 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

4 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! Although every day is earth day here at Natural Herbal Living, we wanted to bring some awareness to the cause. Earth day is a day for people to stop and think about the impact they are having on the environment. Kids around the country go around and clean up the local parks […]

Lavender Herb Box Announcement

Lavender Herb Box Announcement

Oh Lovely Lavender. Your beautiful purple blossoms intoxicate my mind and soothe my soul. You give me peace and accentuate the beauty in all things. You are a true friend and teacher to us all on how to relax with sweetness, joy, and in gracious giving of gifts that, although subtle, are appreciated throughout the ages. […]

Naked Book Review

Naked Book Review

Hi I’m Amanda and I have an herb book addiction. (Hi Amanda) Are you an herb book addict too? This Naked book review is for you. Now that we have that out of the way let me introduce you to the newest herb book in my collection, Naked. Do I have your attention? Good. Naked: […]

Orange-Ginger Chocolate Truffle Recipe

Orange-Ginger Chocolate Truffle Recipe

In this months cacao herb box I wanted to send you a little extra special “something” to send the box into over the edge awesomeness but really, what is more awesome than a box full of cacao? So I scoured, searched, and experimented until I discovered this delicious the orange-ginger chocolate truffle recipe – the recipe […]

Sustainable Herbs Project

Sustainable Herbs Project

As most of you know, when I got into herbalism I started with a wonderful teacher who taught us how to sustainably and ethically harvest local abundant herbs. Because of this, and my focus on real, nutrient dense, local foods, I make it a big point to use sustainable, organic or ethically wild harvested herbs […]

12 Must-Have Healing Herbs - A Home Materia Medica

12 Must-Have Healing Herbs

A Home Materia Medica

Subscribe now to receive the free PDF. You'll also be added to our herbalism newsletter.

You have successfully subscribed. Please check your email to confirm.