The Benefits of Yarrow

Yarrow, aka Achillea millefolium, is one of many natural herbs with a multitude of uses which makes it an essential for every home. This common “weed” is a member of the sunflower family and grows wild all over temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. This herb has a…

Wild Foraging for Edibles and Herbs: Sustainable and Safe Practices

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There’s something to be said for going out into the woods and foraging personally for herbs. It’s almost magical in a way, and it’s a practice that reconnects us with our ancestors. In our modern world, the practices of old are often forgotten about….

Elderberry – Benefits and How to Use It

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Elderberry (Sambucus) is one of the most commonly used medicinal plants in the world. Natives of North America used it traditionally to treat infections, while in ancient Egypt it was prized for its cosmetic value and for healing burns. It’s still valued for use…

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