So many credible books on native North American flora often share the same story about Joe Pye yet seldom provide sourced information. Was Joe Pye a real person and if so, who was he?
Many websites and books refer to Joe Pye as being a Native medicine man from Salem, Massachusetts
This is a guest blog written by Sharon Falsetto.
As an aromatherapist, I have a natural affiliation with plants and the variety of benefits that they can give us. Although you might be familiar with several plants as food sources, you might not necessarily be as familiar with the
Wild grapes can be found growing in almost every climate. There are so many different varieties located in the far north, tropical areas and apparently, even the desert. Wild grape vines ‘grow like weeds’, therefore they can be easily trained to grow on a fence or any structure for t
Vitamin B 17 is a naturally occurring nutrient that has numerous (independent) scientific studies indicating that it may prevent cancer, significantly reducing arthritic pain and even lowering high blood pressure.
B 17 (also known as amydalin) was removed from the American market b
Plants in autumn provide windows of wildcrafting opportunity for the fervent forager. Pickings are getting slim, but depending on where you live, there are still ample opportunities to collect autumn weeds before the frost hits.
Where I live, September brought some amazing temperat
There is and has been no shortage of negative news headlines when it comes to the lack of proper nutrition and poor health. Every nutritional angle imaginable has been covered from obesity to diseases, but one thing is for sure, for a country that boasts great food choices we sure are