So you’ve done your research, read all the ingredients – everything is USDA organic, GMO free, and plant based in your diet, beauty routine, cleaning closet – whatever. Your life style is totally green, right? Not exactly.
Every year the New York Botanical Garden plays host to a gallery of enchanting epiphytes and other flowering tropical flora.
If you like medicinal mushrooms and chocolate and don’t already know about this, get ready to read about your new cold-weather go to brew. Continue reading “Homebrew: Reishi Hot Cocoa”
Tinctures are herbal medicines that are easy and cheap to make yourself – and more convenient than teas or infusions!
Oils are used in many beauty products from facial moisturizers to botanical perfumes and body scrubs – but they’re not all created equal.
Together, the oils call to the mind a scent of an old growth forest of towering trees and strange bird calls, blanketed in moss and dusted with powdery snow – very appropriate for the colder seasons.
TYPE: FACIAL / BODY SCRUB.
HERBS: MYRHH, CYPRESS, PEPPERMINT, CEDAR
USES: EXFOLIATION, AROMATHERAPY.
While many birds survive and thrive in the city, it’s full of man-made hazards evolution didn’t prepare them for – and when they get hurt, if they’re lucky this is where the wind up.