This plant profile details the medicinal, magical and emotional uses of Chickweed (Stellaria media). It will help you know how to use it safely in the home to treat simple health problems including a recipe. This is the first herb we studied as part of the home-study course Listen.
Marigold is a herb well known for it's ability to heal the skin but it has so many more uses than that. As we realise what an important role the digestion has to play in our immunity, Marigold has more relevance than ever as a healer of the gut.
Sage is popular as a gargle for sore throats and singers but it's less known as a brain tonic. We've known for a while how important the brain is and this herb could prove helpful for avoiding diseases in the brain later in life. But who knows! Only time will tell.
Lime Blossom is a relaxing flower taken from the Lime tree in Europe. It's flavour is delicate and honey-like and it has wonderful healing properties. Not only does it help you relax it also helps treat a fever and lower blood pressure among other things. This plant profile looks at the medicinal, traditional, folklore and more of the plant.
Dandelion is one of the most well known herbs, and least liked plants. But that's just because most don't knwo how incredibly useful it is. It's rare that you can use every part of a plant but this one does just that. The leaf being useful for the kidneys, the root for the liver and more.
Hawthorn is common in the hedgrow of Britain. Famous for it's health benefits to the heart this plant profile looks at it's many other uses as well. It covers the folkelore and energetics as well as the physical and emotional properties of the plant. It also gives instruction on how you might prepare Hawthorn and how to use it medicinally.
Elderberry is an amazing anti-viral herb used to battle colds and flus. It was once used to make whistles and start fires. That's where it gets the name Elder. It comes from the Saxon name for fire; Aeld. This plant profile looks at the physical, emotional, and spiritual uses as well as the energetics and folklore of the plant.