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ASHWAGANDA Species: Withania somnifera Common names: Ashwaganda Root, Indian Ginseng, Winter cherry History/Folklore: Ashwaganda root has been used for over three thousand in Ayuverdic medicine as a general tonic and to help stabilize moods. It is a member of the … Continue reading
Species: Artemisia pontica Common names: Petite Wormwood, Small Absinthe History/Folklore: Believed to have been brought to the Americas in the 17th century, Roman Wormwood was favored in the making of Vermouth because its taste was less bitter that A. Absinthium. … Continue reading
Species: Artemisia abrotanum Common names: Southernwood, Lad’s Love, Boy’s Love, Old Man’s Beard, Garderobe (clothes protector) History/Folklore: Originating in Spain and Italy it was brought to the UK around 1550. In the US it is mainly used as an … Continue reading
Sweet Cicely (Myrrhis odorata), not to be confused with American Sweet Cicely (Osmorhiza longistylis), is a hardy perennial (zones 3-7) that emerges in early spring. The leaves have a beautiful fern like appearance followed by tiny white flowers in the … Continue reading
This year, instead of one specific herb species, the Herb of the year is an entire Genus. Artemisia is a large, diverse genus of plants with between 200 and 400 species belonging to the daisy family Asteraceae. Some of the … Continue reading
The beginning of fall brings with it change. Preparing yourself for the cold months ahead is just as important as the more commonly known Spring cleanse. During the fall season it is all about building your immune system, nourishing yourself … Continue reading
Feeling the need to exercise, clean up your diet or meditate? Want to be more creative, get out and meet people, enjoy the outdoors, and slow down? There’s one activity in which you can accomplish all of these objectives: gardening. … Continue reading