Rosemary Gladstar’s Iron Syrup

This recipe is from my well loved copy of Herbal Healing for Women published in 1993. Rosemary calls it Iron-Plus Syrup. The ‘plus’, is the addition of vitamin C and other mineral rich herbs that help the body iron absorption. * Read my commentary at the bottom. Ingredients: 3 parts nettle 3 parts dandelion leaf…

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Cold & Flu Video Tutorial

Hello Beautiful World! I’m trying to put out a series of videos to address the common questions I get asked time and time again. Here in Canada, we’re in the depths of winter. In fact, I haven’t been able to leave my house for three days! Cabin fever has me finally sitting down to record this free video for you.

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Simple Aloe Vera Skin Spray

While I don’t really burn when exposed to the sun, many members of my friends and family do. I wish I could credit who I learned this recipe from – It might be that I read a version of this from Rosemary Gladstar or James Green decades ago. Nonetheless, this is a simple recipe I…

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Medicine of Rose: Honey, Vinegar & Heavenly Elixir

Rose Medicine, Herbal Medicine Online, Plant medicine

With their sweet fragrance and complex flavour, roses teach us about love and boundaries. You may admire the beauty of the bloom, but then, approach carefully and thoughtfully—or else. There are over 2,800 plants in the rose family Rosaceae. Some of the most  recognizable members are peaches, plums, almonds, apricots, cherries, strawberries, quince, hawthorn, rowan,…

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