The Benefits of Osha Root & How To Prepare Your Own Recipe

The Benefits of Osha Root & How To Prepare Your Own Recipe

by Rachelle Robinett

By Rachelle Robinett

Osha root is also known as loveageloveroot or bear medicine because bears, after chewing it for health reasons, are side-affected by its “lovage” properties and take to nuzzling each other. Learn to make a delicious tea and latte using Osha. 

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5 Ways to Catch the Spirit of a Plant

5 Ways to Catch the Spirit of a Plant

by Ashley Litecky Elenbaas

by Ashley Litecky Elenbaas, MS, RH(AHG)

Plant spirits are tricky.  Like catching fireflies, their magic quickly fades once you try to place them in a bottle, jar, or pocket (we all make mistakes). So, how do we catch this elusive spirit of a plant?

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Preserving Beauty like an Egyptian

Preserving Beauty like an Egyptian

by Faye Sakellaridis

By Faye Sakellaridis

Illuminate your complexion with elderflower, a beautiful, aromatic white herb used by ancient Egyptians to treat skin and preserve beauty. 

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A Featherweight’s Guide to Coffee

A Featherweight’s Guide to Coffee

by Jonathan Edwards

By Jonathan H. Edwards

The trouble of course for us lightweights is that coffee is as ubiquitous as it is delicious. And it’s nice to be able to indulge once in a while without ruining the next 3 days. Here, then, is my Featherweight’s Guide to Caffeine Consumption. 

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Adventures in Herbal Home Brewing

Adventures in Herbal Home Brewing

by Faye Sakellaridis

By Faye Sakellaridis

Home-brewed beer is delicious and unique to its maker. For longtime home-brewer Kori of Mountain Rose Blog, the joy is in creating beverages that aren’t available anywhere else.

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Who’s Your Goddess Helper Plant? 
Three Sacred Herbs for Health, Love, and Wealth

Who’s Your Goddess Helper Plant? 
Three Sacred Herbs for Health, Love, and Wealth

by Ashley Litecky Elenbaas

By Ashley Litecky Elenbaas, MS, (RH)AHG

Ancient myths from around the world are ripe with stories of famous goddesses using herbs for magic, love, and for healing. Here are three herbs you can use to connect to the rituals and medicines of these plant loving goddesses.

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What Does Your Dream Medicinal Herb Garden Look Like?

What Does Your Dream Medicinal Herb Garden Look Like?

by Faye Sakellaridis

By Faye Sakellaridis

This carefully selected list of top medicinal garden herbs will inspire you to create a medicinal herb garden uniquely crafted just for you.

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Treating Poison Ivy with Herbs

Treating Poison Ivy with Herbs

by Faye Sakellaridis

By Faye Sakellaridis

Poison ivy is ubiquitous, and can easily sap the fun from enjoying the outdoors on a sunny day. If you get afflicted with this persistent rash, don’t fret — certain herbs are great for soothing this irritating rash.

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The Moccasin Flower’s Challenge to Our Ego

The Moccasin Flower’s Challenge to Our Ego

by Richard Mandelbaum

By Richard Mandelbuam

Many people do not realize that wild orchids grow in North America.   Not only are our native orchids among our most beautiful wildflowers, they offer profound lessons for us about who we are as a species and as individuals.

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7 DIY Herbal Remedies

7 DIY Herbal Remedies

by Faye Sakellaridis

By Faye Sakellaridis

 

Sickness can strike at any time — here are seven easy-to-prepare herbal remedies to have on hand for when you need it.

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Water and its Role in Consciousness, Healing and Evolution

Water and its Role in Consciousness, Healing and Evolution

by Tracy Sailors

By Dr. Bill Kalatsky


Dr. Masaru Emoto, the renowned Japanese philosopher and scientist, spent a lifetime studying the molecular structure of water from sources around the world. It is his work that has inspired an emerging worldview that water is not simply an essential hydrator and solvent, but is deeply associated with our individual and collective consciousness.

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Know Your Plants

Know Your Plants

by The Alchemist's Kitchen

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