For many herbalists, hawthorn is the first herb they think of for the heart. This hawthorn cordial recipe combines the nourishing qualities of hawthorn with delicious spices that help digestion.
Herbalist Rosemary Gladstar shows you how to make her famous homemade root beer. It’s so simple you can get a batch going today.
There are so many ways to get kids excited about herbs and herbal medicine. Here are six fun ways to introduce herbalism for kids, shared by Kristine Brown of Herbal Roots Zine.
Spring is emerging! Is there a more exciting season? The days are getting longer, the birds are returning and Oh, the plants! The plants are beginning to peek out of their winter resting places. Every day feels like a new adventure in plant sightings. Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica) Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica), often simply called…
Sweet, chewy and crumbly in that quintessential soda bread way, this soda bread recipe marries the sweetness of figs with the aromatic and carminative loveliness of fennel seeds.
This is a super simple recipe to make, but one that is incredibly beneficial for immune system health. It’s also delicious and the perfect thing to curl up with in the winter. This can be drank as a morning beverage, or eaten as a simple soup before a meal.
Brr! During the cold winter months, it’s not always enough to wrap yourself in a blanket. You need to warm your body from the inside out. Warming herbs and spices can help beat the chill by getting your circulation moving along with promoting good digestion, supporting the immune system, and more.
With this recipe you can bring a bit of the forest inside. This simple salt scrub will leave your skin feeling super soft and deeply moisturized. This is a wonderful way to protect your skin from that dry and harsh winter weather.
This simple recipe makes a delicious evening dessert or a yummy breakfast. Make it in the evening for breakfast the next day or in the morning for dessert that night. I like to serve it by adding sliced bananas or berries in a small bowl and then adding the chia seed pudding over it. For breakfast it goes well with granola.
Henriette Kress has been generously sharing practical herbal information since 1995. Her latest project is a series of herb cards entitled Practical Herb Cards. Rosalee spoke with Henriette to learn more about these cards, what inspired them, and how people can use them.