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Herbs and Herbal Medicine

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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Plantain

Plantain

Plantain is one of those abundant herbs that 'some' consider a weed and yet it appears all over our yards for incredibly beneficial purposes. I love seeing it (and using it) as it flourished all over our 'yard'. Here is a wonderful blog entry by Barbara DuTot of Wild...

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