Herb Balls!

I recently made some immune boosting herb balls for a brunch potluck and got rave reviews! They are very easy to make and, in my opinion, are the most delicious way of ingesting herbs!...

Brilliant Burdock

Burdock is a powerful medicinal herb, the root of the plant being used most commonly. It is revered for its blood purifying actions, but has a wide range of health benefits and it used...

Astragalus- antioxidants and so much more

Astragalus is a great tonic herb that is often used to support endocrine system function and the immube system. It is an adaptogen, meaning that it increases the body's resistance to stress. Because of...

Herbal Root Stew

A couple of months ago I made an herbal root stew for my Farmacy Herbs "graduation potluck". Everyone really liked it and one of my classmates asked me if I could post the recipe....

Meet Seychelles oldest herbalist- 82 year old Ferdinand Vidot.

In the middle of the Indian Ocean, 1000 miles off the coast of Kenya, lies the exotic archipelago of the Seychelles. Its largest island- Mahé- feels like a mountain range surging up from the...

Alfalfa- Nature’s Multivitamin

Alfalfa Alfalfa is a tonic nervine, meaning that it nourishes the nervous system through its high vitamin and mineral content.1 The health benefits of nervines are most apparent when taken over long periods of time....

Roots of Resourcefulness

For the past 6 months I have been living in Ololosokwan- a Maasai village in Northern Tanzania, immediately beside the Serengeti National Park and just below the border of Kenya. The fascinating traditions of...