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

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

 General Principles

Thoughts on Family Herbalism

Principles of Home Herbalism

Weaving Together the Patterns of Herbs: Using Materia Medica to its Fullest Potential

Solubility in Medicine Making

The Art of Formulation

Critical Thinking for Contraindications

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

Family Herbalism

Thoughts on Family Herbalism

Birth Trauma: Healing with Herbs

Essential Herbs for Toddlers & Young Children

Indispensable Preparations for Toddlers and Young Children

Choosing Remedy Forms for Toddlers and Young Children

How to Choose Safe, Effective Herbal Remedies for Toddlers & Young Children

Medicine Making Techniques

Making Weight-to-Volume Tinctures

Oxymels: Love in the Medicine

Frozen Yogurt Infusions: Toddler Magic

Herbal Ice Pops for Sick Kids

Herbalism in the Winter: How to Choose Cold & Flu Relief Herbs that Work

Infused Herbal Oils

How to Make Herbal Teas

Infused Honey, Syrups, & Elixirs for Winter Colds

Preserving Mushroom Medicine

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

Homegrown Tea

Folkloric Tinctures and Vinegar Infusions

Iced Tea & Ice Cubes: Summer Medicines

Specific Herbs

Milky Oats Tincture: What’s the Secret?

Make Your Own Herbal Allergy Syrup

Cold & Flu Tea Recipe

Echinacea Tinctures From Your Garden

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


Lookalike Forest Plants: Solomon’s Seal & Blue Cohosh

New England Aster

Mid-Summer Wild-crafting

Wildcrafting in High Summer Meadows

Time to Dig Roots

Solstice Brew: Herbal Hot Toddy