Following is a selection of my writing on harvesting, making, using herbal remedies.

(None of the writing on this site is meant to diagnose or treat disease. Not all herbs are safe and appropriate for all people–please read up on any remedy you are considering taking, and consult your healthcare provider about your specific needs. Everything copyright, please do not reproduce without my permission, as written clearly throughout the site.)

 Principles & Concepts in Herbalism

Thoughts on Family Herbalism

Holism, Balance, Synergy, & Solubility: Principles of Home Herbalism

Weaving Together the Patterns of Herbs: Using Materia Medica to its Fullest Potential: organize your knowledge using a simple system so you can learn more herbs, faster

Solubility in Medicine Making: alcohol? water? vinegar? oil? HOW DO YOU PICK?!?

The Art of Formulation: putting together formulas so they work well and taste good

Critical Thinking for Contraindications: how to figure out if herbs are contraindicated or if you need to worry about an herb-drug interaction

Allyship in Herbalism: Ruminations

Bark Harvest & Ethical Wildcrafting

Bioregional Herbalism, or “Go Outside”

Why I Don’t Pick the Flowers: Leave the Spring Ephemerals Alone

The Battle Over Fire Cider

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Family Herbalism

Thoughts on Family Herbalism: on growing into the healer role

Birth Trauma: Healing with Herbs

Essential Herbs for Young Children: top herbs for young families to have on hand

Indispensable Preparations for Young Children: top ways to get medicines into kids

Choosing Remedy Forms for Young Children: how to pick which herbal remedies to reach for

How to Choose Safe, Effective Herbal Remedies for Young Children: the thought process behind deciding which herbs to use with kids

Herbal Ice Pops for Sick Kids

Frozen Yogurt Infusions: Toddler Magic

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Medicine Making Techniques

Making Weight-to-Volume Tinctures

Keeping Tinctured Herbs Submerged

Oxymels: Love in the Medicine

Infused Honey, Syrups, & Elixirs for Winter Colds

Infused Honey with Rugosa & Multiflora Rose

How to Choose Cold & Flu Relief Herbs that Work

Frozen Yogurt Infusions: Toddler Magic

Herbal Ice Pops for Sick Kids

How to Make Herbal Teas

Homegrown Tea

Infused Herbal Oils

Preserving Mushroom Medicine

Herbal Ice Cubes: Preserving Water-Soluble Magic Beyond the Growing Season

Iced Tea & Ice Cubes: Summer Medicines

Folkloric Tinctures

Infused Vinegar

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Specific Herbs

Nervines, Adaptogens, & Coping: A Holistic Perspective on Nervous System Health

Rose-Infused Honey: Rugosa & Multiflora Rose

Immune System Health as a Daily Practice

Immunity Herbal Bone Broth

Family Herbs for Respiratory Illness

Cold & Flu Tea Recipe

How to Choose Cold & Flu Relief Herbs that Work

Infused Honey, Syrups, & Elixirs for Winter Colds

Kitchen Herbalism in a Pandemic

Herbal Resources for COVID-19

Echinacea Tinctures From Your Garden

New England Aster

Japanese Knotweed for Dinner & Medicine

Nettles, Burdock, & How to Make Tinctures That Actually Work and Don’t Taste Like Death

Make Your Own Herbal Allergy Syrup

Milky Oats Tincture: What’s the Secret?

Goldenrod

Lookalike Forest Plants: Solomon’s Seal & Blue Cohosh

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Food As Medicine & Medicinal Foods

Solstice Brew: Herbal Hot Toddy

Immunity Herbal Bone Broth

Infused Vinegar

Infused Honey: Rugosa & Multiflora Rose

Herbal Ice Cubes: Preserving Water-Soluble Magic Beyond the Growing Season

Iced Tea & Ice Cubes: Summer Medicines

Preserving Mushroom Medicine

Frozen Yogurt Infusions: Toddler Magic

Japanese Knotweed for Dinner & Medicine

Quince for Perseverance, Patience, Hope

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Herbal Farmcraft

SWEETGRASS//TRUSTING THE PROCESS: on plant rematriation in the Botanical Sanctuary

American Chestnuts Bear Fruit: on impossible dreams in the Botanical Sanctuary

Starting Medicinal Plants from Seed

Create Your Own Botanical Sanctuary: Learning from the Land

Mid-Summer Wild-crafting

Wildcrafting in High Summer Meadows

Time to Dig Roots

Feeding Flowers

Growing Milky Oats

Garden Planning

Long, Cool Spring Survival

Supporting Garden Allies: Pollinators & Pests

Plant a Bug Spray Garden

Cover Crops for Herb Gardeners

Bark Harvest & Ethical Wildcrafting

Why I don’t Pick the Flowers: Leave the Spring Ephemerals Alone

Bioregional Herbalism, or “Go Outside”

Everything copyright, please do not reproduce without my permission, as written clearly throughout the site.

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