Nature Fights Back

This past weekend, we went a-foraging. It's been super dry here, and unseasonably warm, so no mushrooms or other wild edibles to be found, unfortunately. (I did manage to find some still-green gumballs for medicine making, but that will have to be a separate post.) In an effort to find something, we went off the beaten path,… Continue reading Nature Fights Back

Understanding Herbs: When Echinacea Fails

Echinacea has become widely known and an accepted herbal remedy around the world over the years. It is widely available in various forms in most drugstores, grocery stores, and on the internet, and is touted as the natural remedy for colds, flus, and anything else that a doctor might prescribe antibiotics for. Tinctures are usually more available… Continue reading Understanding Herbs: When Echinacea Fails