Red clover (Trifolium pratense) is a well-known “weed” introduced to North America by European colonists and is now commonly found in fields, roadsides, and in yards from May until September. This herbal perennial in the pea family (Fabaceae, also known as Leguminosae) roots itself with a long taproot and rises up with a slender, hollow, […]
What is our primary goal in practicing herbalism in response to allergy season? Essentially, as herbalists we aim to nourish the body with herbs and food that lessen the severity of the symptoms and even eliminate the underlying cause of the reaction itself. Here are some suggestions that may benefit you as you respond to […]
Don’t spray poison – EAT YOUR WEEDS instead! Violet is one of the first happy blooms of spring, but did you know that it is more than a lovely flower – it is also edible, nutritious and useful for your skin? Learn more!