Herbalism

Definition of Herbology:

The study and collection of medicinal herbs for the purpose of preventing, treating, and healing illnesses or pain; especially as a hobby.

Shining True with Goldenrod

Research shows that the color yellow is the happiest color, and I completely agree! The warm, stimulating effect of golden ...
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Super Simple All-Purpose Healing Salve

Have you ever been attacked by mosquitoes? I'm not talking about one or two or even ten of them. I ...
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Healing Home Remedies for Summer Skin Chafing

The excitement of summertime can quickly be squashed by annoying (and often embarrassing) chafed skin. Those of us that deal ...
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Celebrating St. John’s Wort

Summer is here, and that means the days will gradually be growing shorter again. Seems rather odd, but I’m thinking ...
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Admiring the Abundance of Red Clover

To be "in clover" still means to have abundance. I sometimes forget my manners when given plenty of something. I ...
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Self Heal Oil for First-Aid

It's the perfect time of year to be foraging for herbal first-aid helpers. Many of the most effective plant healers ...
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Self Heal’s Lesson in Self Confidence

I struggle with self-confidence. I always have, and probably always will. When I am in my element (gardening, studying herbs, ...
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Making a Healing Plantain Oil

Summer is nearly here and the thought of farmer's market melons and sweet corn is making my mouth water. I ...
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Keeping it Simple with the Power of Plantain

I first encountered plantain as a child. I picked the broad leaves from my grandparents’ yard to feed their rabbits ...
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Capturing Spring Beauty-Sweet Violets

Life’s smallest details are often the most intriguing. A soft smile. The taking of one’s hand into another. Homemade cards ...
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