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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 […]

Chickweed Herb Box Announcement

Chickweed Herb Box Announcement

Hello there! Here in Colorado weather has been oscilating between 70 and sunny and 30 and snowing over the last few weeks. This is a sign that spring is in the air! The trees are budding, the garlic is sprouting, and I spotted some baby mustard plants starting to grow in the yard. Spring and […]

Pine Word Search

Pine Word Search

Are you looking for a fun activity to do to help enhance your uptake of the information in the pine issue? Try this fun word search! V Q F N P O Y Y Y J O M R K C G W U E L I U Y N L B D K O […]

Pine Herbal Monograph

Pine Herbal Monograph

This is a monograph originally published in Natural Herbal Living Magazine’s January 2015 issue on Pine which you can purchase HERE. Pine Herbal Monograph Amanda Klenner Latin Name: Pinus spp. (including: P. edulis, P. ponderosa, P. aristata, P. strobus, P. contorta, P. strobus, P. sylvestris) Common Name: Pine Parts Used: needles, seeds, bark, resin, pollen, […]

Reviving the Spirit of Incense Through Personal Ritual – by Evan Purcell

Reviving the Spirit of Incense Through Personal Ritual – by Evan Purcell

In the western world, there is a great lack of sacredness surrounding the use of incense. Over the past few decades the popularity of incense has grown substantially in the US, mostly as a consumer product and not so much as a sacred and ceremonial tool. The traditional use of herbal incense is deeply rooted […]

The Herbarium – Herbal Academy of New England Review and Giveaway

The Herbarium – Herbal Academy of New England Review and Giveaway

Welcome to the Green Resolution Giveaway Hop, hosted by Happy Mothering, Easy Green Mom and Brittleby’s Corner through the Green Moms Network! We want to help encourage you to make resolutions to live healthier and more eco-friendly lives this New Year!  After entering my giveaway, be sure to hop around and enter all of the other giveaways listed on the linky at […]

Higher Mind Incense Giveaway

Higher Mind Incense Giveaway

I absolutely love seeing what other herbalists are doing out there in the world. Herbalists are such a unique bunch, and no two of us are quite the same, but we all have one thing in common – a passion, desire, love and need to connect the plants with the people. To help build relationships […]

Cacao Herb Box Announcement

Cacao Herb Box Announcement

Oh chocolate how I love thee, let me count the ways. Theobroma cacao is an “herb” that we have all used, and probably abused in our lifetime. Who doesn’t love a nice piece of chocolate when they have had a bad day? I know the rare few people who hate cocoa and they boggle the […]

12 Must-Have Healing Herbs - A Home Materia Medica

12 Must-Have Healing Herbs

A Home Materia Medica

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