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Good News to Share

Good News to Share

I am so excited to share that two of my articles were published in the March-April 2024 issue of The Essential Herbal! This is so meaningful to me and I wanted to share. If you have little bitty hamsters or gerbils, I wrote about foraging herbs that are safe for them. I also wrote a Spring Revival Herbal Tisane recipe that I think you will enjoy.

Beef Soup With Herbs

Beef Soup With Herbs

Beef Soup with Herbs is the perfect meal to help everyone feel better. It’s that time of year, make this easy-to-cook soup, and enjoy a wholesome meal.

Parsley

Parsley

parsley often plays a humble backdrop to more flamboyant characters. Yet, this culinary staple, with its bright green leaves and clean, peppery flavor, deserves its moment in the sun. Beyond its role as a garnish, parsley is a versatile and nutritious herb that has been valued for centuries in cuisines and healing traditions around the world.

Using Your Herbal Stash

Using Your Herbal Stash

An herbal stash is only as good as the things you use it for. Let’s look at some ideas to get you started.

Rosemary

Rosemary

Rosemary, scientifically known as Rosmarinus officinalis, is not just a culinary staple but a plant steeped in history and lore. Originating from the Mediterranean region, this perennial herb is celebrated for its needle-like leaves and woody aroma, evoking memories of garden freshness and culinary delight. 

Herbs for Allergy Relief

Herbs for Allergy Relief

Navigating through allergy season can be a daunting task for many. The sneezing, watery eyes, and constant itch can drive anyone to distraction. Fortunately, Mother Nature offers a bounty of herbs that can help alleviate these symptoms. Today, let’s talk about some herbs for allergy relief like Nettle, Rosemary, Pearly Everlasting, Goldenrod, and a few others that are not only effective but can also thrive in your garden or the wild.

Shepherd’s Purse

Shepherd’s Purse

Shepherd’s Purse (Capsella bursa-pastoris) is a fascinating herb that doesn’t always get the spotlight it deserves in the world of herbal remedies. This humble plant, easily recognized by its heart-shaped seed pods resembling a shepherd’s pouch, is a powerhouse of benefits waiting to be explored.

Nettle

Nettle

Nettle, often overlooked and undervalued, is a treasure trove of health benefits and culinary potential. As a fervent advocate for the wonders of plants, I want to share why nettle has captured my heart

Thyme

Thyme

Thyme (Thymus vulgaris) is not just your average herb. With roots deeply entrenched in the Mediterranean soil, it has journeyed through centuries, from ancient Egypt to Roman baths, and now to our modern kitchens and medicine cabinets. Its rich history is matched only by its complex flavor profile, making it a staple in culinary and herbal traditions around the world.

Yarrow

Yarrow

Yarrow, known scientifically as Achillea millefolium, is a versatile and resilient herb, celebrated for its myriad of uses in traditional herbalism, gardening, and even in folklore.