Having fun talking about tea for the bum

I was in a closed facebook group for entrepreneurs just practicing doing a live video. Well I think it went pretty good and gave me a bit of a chuckle watching the replay. So might as well share it with the world hahaha!!! The herbal tip is about a a tea that eases...

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What if there were Plant Priestesses?

What if there were Plant Priestesses? Bringing the sacredness of plants back to humans. Guarding plant communities for the good of humanity, for the good of the natural systems of the world. Advocating for them to live because they are medicine - heart, soul, mind,...

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Calming herbs: milky oat tops

milky oat tops Avena sativa  The same oats eaten for oatmeal are also used as a medicinal too.  Every heard someone say grass is only for bunnies? Nope. Humans eat grasses too. Oats are one of them. The best part of an oat plant to use is the seed at milky stage and...

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Learning herbalism made me dig deep and not just in the soil

Learning herbalism made me dig deep and not just in the soil Don’t have enough time or energy to study herbalism? I hear ya. Here’s how I did it. Taking a year-long intensive Master Herbalism Program (MHP) seemed manageable considering I had some of the requirements...

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How I overcame self-doubt in becoming an herbalist

Once upon a time I wanted to be an herbalist. Then I talked myself out of it . . . over and over and over. I convinced myself not to be an herbalist for so many years. I tried to ignore it and rationalize it away. But, it didn’t go away. The pull to connect with...

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Mini MM – Crampbark (Viburnum opulus L. var. americanum)

This is the start of my series called "Mini MM" which stands for Mini Materia Medica. Materia Medica is a collection of remedies and in this case, herbal information. Crampbark is a common ornamental shrub in my neck of the woods - Wisconsin. After years of seeing it...

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Mini MM – White Pine (Pinus strobus)

This is the start of my serios called "Mini MM" which stands for Mini Materia Medica.  Materia Medica is a collection of remedies and in this case, herbal information. I love the way white pine sounds when the wind moves through the needles. It's a soft gentle sound -...

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Herbal Retreat Time! Celebrating Plants & Honoring Teachers

I was so relaxed after I left the "Herbal Traditions Retreat with Rosemary Gladstar and Friends". Nature, good food, singing, ceremonies, and new friends will do that to you. I stayed in a cabin right on the grounds of the conference site at Camp Helen Brachman in...

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