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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 […]

The Everyday Sacred Giveaway with Darcy Blue – Giveaway

The Everyday Sacred Giveaway with Darcy Blue – Giveaway

Darcy is one of our amazing authors and a wonderfully talented and intuitive herbalist. I first met Darcy because I was desperate for someone with a good connection to share the spirit medicine of hawthorn in our February 2014 issue and Darcy had been a bit obsessively posting about it on Facebook. I reached out to […]

Cinnamon Herb Box Announcement

Cinnamon Herb Box Announcement

Cinnamon. Just thinking about this sweet and spicy herb brings the delightful smell to mind. When I sit and drink cinnamon tea I feel my mind relax while at the same time, my body feels invigorated. In the US we often use cinnamon in desserts. Cinnamon rolls, cinnamon sugar cookies, and gingerbread men but traditionally […]

Building your own materia medica with PDF print out

Building your own materia medica with PDF print out

DIY Materia Medica Binder A materia medica binder is where an herbalist keeps all the notes he/she acquires over the years. We all organize ours differently but I find two primary parts are key. Anatomy + Physiology (I put protocols for specific health concerns in the corresponding body system but you can have a separate […]

HerbFolk Conference – test post

HerbFolk Conference – test post

I am still on a bit of a spiritual high from the HerbFolk conference last weekend. Although I am home and getting back into routine I feel like I still have a bit of that euphoria from the conference left inside. There is something wonderful that happens when you spend a whole long weekend with kindred […]

HerbFolk Conference Recap

HerbFolk Conference Recap

I am still on a bit of a spiritual high from the HerbFolk conference last weekend. Although I am home and getting back into routine I feel like I still have a bit of that euphoria from the conference left inside. There is something wonderful that happens when you spend a whole long weekend with kindred […]

12 Must-Have Healing Herbs - A Home Materia Medica

12 Must-Have Healing Herbs

A Home Materia Medica

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