Fresh Herb Salts!

When I’m teaching my apprentices, a thread that continues throughout the programs is to get the medicine to the people in a way that they will enjoy taking. There are times when an alcohol tincture can’t or won’t be ingested for a variety of reasons. Alcoholism, religious beliefs, taste, etc. are among the many reasons that people may shy away from alcohol. People may not like the taste of herbal teas if they’re used to coffee, soda, energy drinks and such. ...

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Plant Medicine for the Herbal Reluctant

chivesThe lushness of late spring/early summer is breathtaking here in the Pacific Northwest! The leaves of our plants are completely unfurled and full grown, flowers abound, and the rapid plant growth is astounding. Stand back, or you might get bowled over! Where there was once dead sticks, leaves, and dirt, there is now a veritable plethora of beauty and medicine.

Today, we’re going to ...

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