Tagged with plant medicine

Big-berry Manzanita, Forage & Craft

It has been awhile since I last wrote a blog post. Mostly, the reason is that WordPress shifted the tools for creating a blog post and I was disgruntled to have to figure it out. Sigh. I tend to be really resistant to change when it comes to technology. Grumble. Grumble. Grumble. Anyway. Now that … Continue reading

Basics of Western Herbal Medicine

This is a handout that I like to give my students at workshops and courses.  I hope that this information helps you navigate the plant world safely! “Plants are the placenta of animal life… Every carbon atom in our bodies has at one time passed through the chloroplast membrane of a plant.” ~ Dale Pentall, … Continue reading

St. John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum)

St. John’s Wort is a beautiful weed that spread from Europe to the Americas with the settlers.  This plant is energetically associated with sunlight and is able to cast light in dark places.  The flower essence serves as an aid for the very emotional and light-sensitive ones. Hypericum perforatum blooms around the Summer Solstice — … Continue reading