A Quick & Easy Way to Start Your Own Herb Garden

We’ve got something a little different for you today! This is the first guest post where we’ll be featuring friends in the community who are doing meaningful work that facilitates health for the Earth and for all of us. Our hope is to broaden what we can offer & share with you by bringing in…

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Aromatic Plants & Resins as Medicine

A little clay pot holding a single coal burns some homemade incense, wafting a rich scent of frankincense and myrrh into the dry air. I feel a sense of clearness as I take a deep breath in, feeling the herbs penetrate my lungs and pierce deep into my spirit. A sense of calm washes over me…

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Evolutionary Herbal Profile: Oregon Grape

This is one of my favorite plants that I’m so glad grows around us. This is one of the great remedies for the solar plexus- on a physical level through it’s impact on digestion and the liver, but also energetically as it operates upon the Manipura, or 3rd chakra. It’s one of my major remedies…

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Evolutionary Herbal Profile: Manzanita

I just moved to southern Oregon just a few years ago and have been around such different plants than when I lived in NW Washington! One of the most common plants that grows around here is Manzanita, a relative of the Madrone trees and the common medicinal Uva-Ursi (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi). This common urinary tract remedy is…

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Evolutionary Herbal Profile: Rosemary

Our Rosemary has been going off!! It’s been really standing out to me lately and it’s just in our backyard- so I thought I’d share a little bit about the uses and energetics of the herb as I see it. What are your uses for Rosemary? Any experiences you’d like to share? Post your comments below!

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The Wonders of Nettles (Urtica dioica)

This is one of my favorite plants, as it embodies the signatures of Mars in a very profound way- from the pharmacological level, to the plants shape, structure and morphology, to it’s organ affinities, tastes, actions, and psychological/initiatic virtues. Post a comment below- what’s your favorite thing to do with Nettles?!

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