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Sage Herbal Medicine, Energetics For Common And Red Sage

Sage Herbal Medicine, Energetics for Common and Red Sage

Herbal Nerd Society Exclusive Article. "A leaf of Sage a day will keep the Alzheimer's away" could be the modern motto for our beloved common Sage, or Salvia officinalis. Common Sage and Red Sage, aka Dan Shen or S. miltiorrhiza, both improve thought patterns and have long been associated with the kind of calm, Sage wisdom we've sought in our Elders.
Let’s Talk Series: Plant Dietas With Ashley Litecky-Ellenbas

Let’s Talk Series: Plant Dietas with Ashley Litecky-Ellenbas

As with any healing modality that gains popularity in the main stream, there is always the danger of misinterpretation and misuse. Ashley Leiteky-Ellenbas shares her knowledge of plant dietas and how to include herbal medicine in this potent modality.
Spearmint – Western Clinical Formulas

Spearmint – Western Clinical Formulas

Herbal Nerd Society Exclusive Article Spearmint (Mentha spicata) is an herb that is often underused in Western herbalism. Like many of the members of the mint family, it is added…

Treat Stomach Ulcers Naturally

Treat Stomach Ulcers Naturally

Stomach ulcers, also called Peptic Ulcers, are no joke to those who suffer from them. Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) bacteria and long-term use of aspirin and painkillers such as ibuprofen…

Show 64: Adaptogen Herbs With Maria Noël Groves

Show 64: Adaptogen Herbs with Maria Noël Groves

As herbalists, we often talk about our favorite plant friend for specific conditions, like Crohn's or Alzheimer's diseases. One class of herbs often helps bring balance to all the body's systems: The Adaptogens.
Herbs For Cold And Flu Season: Class Notes

Herbs for Cold and Flu Season: Class Notes

According to the US Center for Disease Control (CDC), flu and cold season typically covers October through May with its peak somewhere in December to February. In the Pacific Northwest,…

Arthritis Formula For Dogs

Arthritis Formula for Dogs

I formulated this glycerite blend for a friend's dog who had crippling arthritis in his hips. He was a retriever and, sadly, hip problems are a genetic problem for this…

Herbal Celebrities

Herbal Celebrities

In honor of April Fool's Day, the Practical Herbalist presents.... Herbal Celebrities! Although we love Ginger Rogers, we wanted more names. Below is a list of botanical wonders that have…

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