Top 10 Herbs

I’ve been getting some inquiries from folks just starting to investigate herbs about which ones they should start with. My usual reply is “start with solving a problem you currently have and then build from there”. However...

Herbal Dental Care

I just got back from having my teeth cleaned. While it’s not on my top-100 list of favorite things to do, it seems to be one of those necessary evils. However, the last two cleanings have been short and, while not pleasant, weren’t...

Seasonal Thoughts

Now that Samhain is over, according to retailers (as I mentioned in another post), we’re officially into the Christmas season. But not for everyone! My school, American College of Healthcare Sciences just posted on Facebook about how they...

‘Tis the Season – Already

I read several blogs every day … keeping up with what’s happening outside my small world. One I read echoed my sentiments almost exactly. Rue was bemoaning the fact that the day after Samhain/Hallowe’en, Walmart is...

Fenugreek

Awhile back, I mentioned that I tried a paste of Fenugreek seeds and milk to get rid of the dark circles under my eyes.  The experiment failed and now I have a goodly supply of Fenugreek seeds … but what to do with them? Fenugreek...

Honey

I was doing some meditating on one of my totems, the bear, and got to thinking about his/her stereotypical favorite food – honey (or as Winnie the Pooh would say, “hunny”).   OK, I’ll admit.  Honey isn’t exactly...