November 6, 2018
Yarrow Achillea millifolium

Regal Yarrow: An herbal remedy with heroic qualities

A lovely addition to any flower garden, Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) also plays an essential role for every herbal apothecary. The benefits of this time-honored plant could […]
September 10, 2018
Plantain, the natural remedy for skin irritation

Plentiful Plantain: A healing herb with many benefits

A prolific plant the world over, the many species of plantain (Plantago) appear on every continent but Antarctica, and to the untrained gardener it is all […]
October 19, 2015
Lavender Oil

Lavender Oil: Power to the Purple

It’s three in the morning, and you jolt awake from a nightmare involving  clowns and people with creepy mustaches. Your head is pounding, which prevents you […]
October 12, 2015
Rosemary

Rosemary: Smile for me

Our previous blog post about the virtues of lavender got me to thinking. (Stimulation of the synapses is among the effects of lavender essence, after all.) […]