Earth Mama’s Herbal First Aid Kit
Ever wonder what was in your foremother's first aid kit? We imagine her with a full array of roots and berries, herbs and oils tucked into her trusty animal-skin pouch. What did she keep around for cave boo-boos: the odd singe from the cooking fire, skinned knees from outrunning woolly beasts, or a massive splinter [...]
Motherwort: The Lion-Hearted One Infographic
Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca) is a powerful, essential herb that inspires fierce devotion in so many herbalists and herb enthusiasts.
Lilac: The Fragrant Vernal Flower Infographic
Lilac (Syringa vulgaris) the purple, perfumed harbingers of spring! Here in the northeastern U.S., Lilacs are among the first shrubs to bloom.
Herbarium: Magical and Medicinal Uses of Aloe
Folk Names: Burn Plant, Medicine Plant Gender: Feminine Planet: Moon Element: Water Powers: Luck, Protection Magical Uses and History: Aloe is one of the most commonly used plants across the globe, and is found in many homes. Almost everyone recognizes it for its healing abilities, especially for burns, but it is also a protective plant. Growing aloe in your home protects against accidents, particularly burns. Originating in Africa, aloe is hung over doors to protect against evil and bring…
Wood Betony: The Incarnative “Life Plant”
Though Wood Betony (Stachys officinalis) is less common in today’s apothecaries, it was one of Old World Europe’s most revered herbs.
Herbs for Sleep & Stress | The Alchemist's Kitchen
During times of stress, it can be difficult to sleep as much as we need to. Learn about these five potent herbs that mat help you get enough shut-eye.
A Time to Purify: Herbs for Imbolc -- Wheel of the Year
Imbolc is a time of purification and clearing away all that doesn’t serve you in preparation for the bounty of future harvests. -- Herbs for Imbolc