Traditionally harvested as a vegetable, chickweed has earned a spot in the heart of many herbalists and self-healers. Chickweed is best known for its ability to cool inflammation and speed healing for internal or external flare-ups.
Our planet is constantly evolving and that means many plants have become extinct over the eons. Many more will follow. Instead of fighting against nature, we should be working with it in order to better sustain local ecosystems.
Foragers and outdoor enthusiasts who appreciate nature can learn about plants even in the winter months. Winter weed identification makes getting out in the colder months fun, and it can be beneficial to those who enjoy learning about plants.
Hawthorn leaves, flowers, and berries have been praised for centuries due to their heart elevating properties. Whether they are used in herbal preparations or in the kitchen as a valuable food source, the hawthorn is a win-win.
When fresh, nutrient-dense produce is not available then it only makes sense to sprout your nutrition! Sprouting is easy, inexpensive and fast. Alfalfa sprouts are one of the most nourishing foods we can eat and the health benefits of these, and all sprouts, make it well-worth having
Bathing in warm water infused with the healing properties of wild plants, herbs, essential oils, organic apple cider vinegar, and salts create a calm, healing way to care for yourself. The best part of all is you can make herbal delights with foraged plants that are best suited for yo
Our world of “information on demand” has clouded over the necessity of being patient when it comes to foraging safety, especially mushrooms. This article is a great start on learning how to properly identify mushrooms.