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Herbs and Herbal Medicine

Cooling Summertime Teas

Cooling Summertime Teas

Hot days call for cool herbs. In the heat of the summer there are many plant allies, some that may be growing near you, that can be utilized to cool us down. Let’s discuss a few of them. Mint Mint (Mentha spp.) may be the first that comes to mind for many. Whether...

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Violet

Violet

Written by: Lindsey Feldpausch Latin name: Viola spp. Family: Violacaeae Energetics: Cooling, moistening Taste: Sweet, mucilaginous, cool, minerally The Violet by Jane Taylor Down in a green and shady bed, A modest violet grew; Its stalk was bent, it hung its head As...

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Cottonwood Herbal Oil

Cottonwood Herbal Oil

Cottonwood Populus balsamifera This is one of my all time favorite resin buds to infuse. The infused oil smells incredible and is highly beneficial in salves, gels, or massage oils for its anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties.  Can be used at a 10 - 25% dilution...

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