Healing Grief: Natrum Muriaticum I share the following personal story so you can learn how, and when, to use this remedy yourself. Keep it close at hand. The times we’re in call for it. When I was 21 years old, my father unexpectedly died 10 days after my birthday. He was 47. Death is strange;…

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As we near the spring Equinox and the pagan holiday Ostara the nettles beckon me from the field behind my home. Ostara, or spring equinox, is the holiday celebrating birth and renewal as the sun warms the earth and coaxes the plants upward towards the sun to receive nourishment. Out of the dark, rich, black…

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Many decades ago, renowned herbalist Rosemary Gladstar coined the term “Fire Cider” for the delicious respiratory tonic made from easy to find kitchen ingredients macerated in apple cider vinegar. When I was in herbal school in the late 1990’s, I learned it as Professor’s Blend.  No matter the name you call it by, this is…

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Naturally fermented (aka cultured) pickles produce the most delicious sour flavour thanks to the naturally occurring good bacteria.  The pickles float in a cloudy brine that is delicious. Many are known to drink this brine for the flavour and beneficial bacteria. When we had sore stomach’s as kids, my mom or grandmother would have us…

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