Ginger, Lemon, and Cayenne Tea

Its cold today! A mere 9 degrees here in Providence, Rhode Island. This kind of weather calls for some warming input. Today, this took the form of ginger, lemon, and cayenne tea. Ginger root has...

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!...

Catnip, Not just for Cats!

I haven't shared some herbal info in a little while, so here I go with an overview of Catnip: Catnip is not just for cats! In fact it affects humans in quite the opposite way....

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...

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...
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Bitter

A Pecha Kucha presentation, recorded live from Providence, Rhode Island's MET Cafe about things that are "Bitter".

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...