Tag Archives: Herbalism

Herb of the Week: Apothecary’s Rose


Species: Rosa gallica var. officinalis Common names: The Apothecary’s Rose, Rose of Lancaster, Provins Rose History/Folklore: Rosa gallica was beloved to have originated in Persia and was brought to Europe by the Crusaders. There is mention of monks growing and … Continue reading

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Artemisia of the Week- Mugwort


Species: Artemisia vulgaris Common names: Mugwort, Common Mugwort, Motherwort, Old Woman (Aldy Fraw), Felon Herb History/Folklore: Believed to be the first of the nine sacred herbs given to the world by Odin as an antidote for poison and to heal … Continue reading

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Herb of the Week: Self Heal


Species: Prunella vulgaris Common names: Prunella, All-Heal, Hook-Heal, Touch and Heal, Brunella, Heart of the Earth, Blue Curls History/Folklore: Self-heal’s use has been noted in Chinese medicine as early as 206 BC. It has been used quite commonly in Europe … Continue reading

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Herb of the Week: Sweet Cicely


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

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Herb of the Year for 2014: Artemisia Spp.


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

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Herbal Bouquets for Summer


Summer offers so many flowers & beautiful greenery for fresh bouquets. At Airmeith Naturals, we like to use some unconventional plants in our bouquets. We would like to share some of our ideas so you can try something a little … Continue reading

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