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Fun with Herbs n'Words

I came across a darling pamphlet last fall and it was filled with poems and other wordsmithing about herbs. I wanted to share a few with you and talk about what they mean. 694 more words


Your Apothecary Cabinet: Herbal First Aid Kit...

Being prepared with my favorite remedies gives me peace of mind on the road or trail, and keeps me from having to search out herbal products in an unfamiliar town — or from having to resort to padding my heels with mullein leaves to ease the agony of a broken blister while on a backpacking trip. 1,594 more words


April Workshops Scheduled

Free Medicinal Plant Walk

Celebrate Earth Day with a calm amble to meet the medicinal weeds of spring in Brattleboro.  We will discuss how to find them, medicinal uses, and safety concerns.  118 more words

Herbal Medicine

Plant Profile: Prickly Ash — Crooked Bear Creek Organic Herbs

Zanthoxylum americanum Also, Known As: Angelica Tree Prickly Ash Suterberry Toothache Tree The prickly ash or the Zanthoxylum americanum is a tall shrub that may also be described as a small tree and usually grows up to a height of twenty feet.

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Plant Profile: Sheep Sorrel — Crooked Bear Creek Organic Herbs

A Rich Source of Vitamin C, E, Beta-Carotene, and Other Carotenoids Sheep sorrel (Rumex acetosella) is a herb that many Americans consider to be just a common weed, particularly in areas where blueberries grow.

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Plant Profile: Chaparral ~ Crooked Bear Creek Organic Herbs

One of the most powerful antioxidants in nature. If you’ve ever been to the Southwest, you’ve probably seen chaparral at some point. Indigenous to the Southwest area of the USA and the desert areas of Mexico, chaparral may be one of the most potent herbal antioxidants.

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What Is ‘Wormwood’ and The Health Benefits of Wormwood — Crooked Bear Creek Organic Herbs

Wormwood {Artemisia absinthium} Also, Known As: Absinthe Absinthium Ajenjo Common Wormwood Green Ginger Madderwort Old woman Wormwood Primarily native to Europe, wormwood is a perennial shrub-like herb that has greyish-white colored stems wrapped with delicate and glossy hairs.

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