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Materia Medica: Spanish Needle

Published on July 13, 2015 under Home
Spanish needle is a ubiquitous weed and potent plant medicine. If you live in the South, you likely have it in your yard! It's a food, medicine, and amazing pollinator food. Learn more about the…
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Materia Medica: Goldenrod

Published on February 1, 2015 under Home
Goldenrod is beginning to bloom in parts of Central Florida. Watch this week's video to learn more about this local plant ally. How do YOU use Goldenrod? Share with us in the comments below!
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Materia Medica: Camphor

Published on January 25, 2015 under Home
Learn more about the ubiquitous Central Florida invasive tree, Camphor, in this week's Materia Medica video. How do YOU use Camphor? Let us know in the comments below!
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Materia Medica: Feverfew

Published on November 16, 2014 under Home
Today's Materia Medica introduces Feverfew, an herbaceous medicinal known for preventing headaches. Have you worked with Feverfew before? What was your experience? Leave us your feedback in the comments below.
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Materia Medica: Pine

Published on November 9, 2014 under Materia Medica
Just in time for cold and flu season, comes a delightful herb from your backyard chock full of Vitamin C, an important nutrient for our immune health. Learn more about this coniferous ally, the Pine…
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Materia Medica: Papaya

Published on November 3, 2014 under Materia Medica
Papaya, or Carica papaya, is a commonly known fruit that also offers lots of healing benefits. Check out more at the link above. How have YOU used Papaya? Let us know in the comments below.
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Materia Medica: Vitex

Published on October 27, 2014 under Materia Medica
Vitex or Chaste Tree, latin name Vitex agnus-castus, is a gentle yet powerful balancing herb for the endocrine system - aka your hormones. As one of the herbs we meet and discuss in our Roots…
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