I introduced myself and sat down to hear Gloria's story. The advantage of being an older woman is that young people see you as a trusted, matronly figure and share the emotional history that they do not share with younger herbalists. As Gloria spoke, it was clear that the stress of her life was wearing a hole in her.
Today, we talked about a selection of Oxymels we made using Rosalee's recipe for Thyme Oxymel from Alchemy of Herbs.
The Path into Herbalism can be a gentle one but often it begins with a dramatic initiation or a calling so intense, it cannot be ignored. Herbalists emerging from such a crucible carry with them a particularly magical way of combining herbs and healing.
Nettle, aka Urtica dioica or Urtica urens, is a mainstay of modern herbal medicine. In part, that's because nettles are pretty much a robust multi-vitamin in plant form. They're often described as sweet and salty. The salty taste is because…
When it comes to tasting coffee, there's no better expert than our special guest, Okon Udosenata. He stopped by to show share one of his favorite beans with us, talk cupping and pouring, and offer a few suggestions on how to choose and brew the best roast.
Often, we think of medicine as being bitter and unpleasant–A bit of a chore, actually. What if we told you it doesn't have to be?
What if we told you your daily medicine can actually be a sensual treat?