Field Notes: A Simple Approach to Herbalism

While most herbal remedies are a combination of different plants, the simple approach is something everyone who uses herbs should be familiar with. The other day when I was at the herb shop I apprentice at, a woman walked in looking for a specific herb to treat her lyme disease. It was something quite rare [...]

Field Notes: Herbs for Beating Summer Heat

Summer can be a brutal time of year for your body, especially if you're not a fan of the heat. Here is a list of some of my favorite herbs to help me get through to hottest months of the year. Aloe vera (Aloe vera) For soothing sunburns. If you're like me one of your favorite [...]