Find Center

Find your center. Cosco. Manipura. Third Chakra. The place of right action. Nourish and tend that inner fire of creation, abundance, fertility and gut knowing/intuition. Plant Spirit Essences for the Center Pumpkin Pumpkin essence is a strong presence, and is full, vigourous and downright sexy at times, be prepared to get in touch with your … Continue reading Find Center

Summer Tea for Chilling Out and Cooling Down

Stressed out, hot and bothered, summer Blues, overwhelmed by the intensity? 1/4 c fresh wild rose petals & leaves 1/4 c fresh elder blossoms 1 sprig fresh holy basil Honey to taste 1 quart hot water Ice Steep the herbs in hot water for 30 min, pour over ice. Go sit in the porch and … Continue reading Summer Tea for Chilling Out and Cooling Down

My top 10 Must Have Herbs at Home

My top 10 Must Have Herbs at Home Every herbalist has their favorite plant friends that they keep around the house and office at all times, both because they use them so often and because they offer relief, comfort, joy and versatility.  It is hand to keep tinctures of a few favorites around at all … Continue reading My top 10 Must Have Herbs at Home

Fireworks Flowers- Bee Balm (Monarda spp)

Celebration of summers fullness - bee balm blooms in July, around my birthday, in the fullest and most abundant moment of summer. Celebrating beauty, abundance, spicy life, and healing. Turning these spicy flowers into infused honey for winter months, and yet more into tincture for all kinds of infections. Blessed by the medicine. My favorite … Continue reading Fireworks Flowers- Bee Balm (Monarda spp)

What do you FEEL? Sensing the Plants Exersize

So we did this little practice in the Plant Whisperer Journey Community this week, even though we haven't quite started officially, we're getting our hearts and bodies and minds ready to be connecting with the plants in a few weeks.  Look at this plant, don't worry about if you know, or not, anything about it. … Continue reading What do you FEEL? Sensing the Plants Exersize

Salty kefir lassi with fresh herbs, lemon and chile

I've never been much for exceedingly sweet breakfast, even smoothies with lots of fruit can overdo me. This summer, on urgings from my body, I've been making a lighter, probiotic breakfast of kefir I've been making at home. Sometimes I add a little fruit, plus herbs and spices, sometimes cucumbers and other veggies, tomorrow I … Continue reading Salty kefir lassi with fresh herbs, lemon and chile