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Materia Medica: Anamu

Published on July 11, 2016 under Garden
Materia Medica: Anamu
Anamu Petiveria alliacea is an herbaceous perennial that grows up to 1m in height. Indigenous to the Amazon rainforest and tropical areas of Central and South America, the Caribbean and Africa. Anamu, aka Guinea Hen…
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Materia Medica: Yarrow

Published on July 11, 2016 under Garden
Materia Medica: Yarrow
Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) is a well-known plant ally throughout the United States and Europe. Yarrow is a flowering perennial, common in North America but also native to Europe and Asia. Its leaves are soft and…
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Materia Medica: Vetiver

Published on July 11, 2016 under Garden
Materia Medica: Vetiver
Vetiver grass is used both as a hedge against erosion in permaculture colonies, and also a medicinal herb! It forms narrow, dense hedges when planted along the contours of sloping land, slowing down run-off and…
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Materia Medica: Black Cohosh

Published on January 15, 2016 under Home
In this week's blog post we take a visit to Rosemary Gladstar's Sage Mountain Herbal Center in Vermont from Summer 2015 and visit one of our northern plant allies, Black Cohosh (Cimcifuga racemosa)   More…
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Herbal Holiday Gifts

Published on October 27, 2015 under Home
The holidays are fast approaching, and it's a great time to get busy in the kitchen apothecary! Herbal holiday gifts are a great way to share personalized presents with loved ones that will support their…
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