YES! What is a Materia medica? A Materia Medica is a book you put together of herbal remedy information. In the past, a Materia Medica was hand illustrated and often filled with illuminated letters (fancy calligraphy). They were often a laborious piece of work the laboring of which extended over the adult life of their … Continue reading Should you create your own Materia Medica?
I'm an herbalist... it's what I do. (Photo credit? It's mine. I took it. yes I did.) Recipe: Lilac blossoms of course. 3 parts vodka 1 part vegetable glycerin Fill a jar well with the blossoms but do not crush the blossoms or overcrowd. Pack them in up to the top of the jar then … Continue reading Lilac tincture
Only this single green stem of leaves remains in the sea of dead twigs surrounding it. This little twig is a remnant of the lovely, larger plant I cut up to use to make a healing salve. The other day at the grocery store, I purchased three plants; thyme, rosemary, and a rose bush. The … Continue reading I love; thyme, thyme, thyme