I think one of the most important questions we can ask ourselves as herbalists and healers is “why do we get sick?” This is the big question pondered by healers, physicians,
How can herbalists use plant medicine to support children who have, in conventional medicine, been diagnosed with ADD or ADHD? Unfortunately, there can be some detrimental effects, not only from the
As Ayurveda has become popular, interest in eating according to your constitutional type has grown. Over the last few years we've seen this dynamic of eating and tailoring your diet
If you are studying Western herbalism, it's helpful to understand your plants in terms of their medicinal actions, their energetics, their organ system affinities, and so on. So where do you start? How do you figure that stuff out?
On this week’s episode of The Plant Path, Whitney is joined by herbalist Rosalee de la Forêt. They have a discussion around wildcrafting practices; how to build relationships with the plants that grow around you by learning how to honorably harvest, tend, and care for land in your bioregion; how to work with the wild plants around you for food, medicine, and healing; and much more.
https://youtu.be/ZfqLMYoCblU Today, I want to talk a little bit more about the holistic model that I've been sharing over the last few weeks in regards to medical astrology and its connection
One of the most powerful things about alchemy is that it allows us to draw on energetics. We can look at the planets and plants and see what their energetic
https://youtu.be/ijIXM-KgkzE What Does “Holistic” Really Mean? The term “holistic” is used a lot in the alternative medicine field. When we look at the “holistic” orientation from some of our traditional Western esoteric
When we talk about herbalism and alchemy, it can often seem like we talk only about the past. We know herbalism and alchemy have been used throughout history by every
December 21st will mark the shortest day of the year here in the northern hemisphere, a time where we celebrate the winter solstice. The etymology of the word means sol