Nettle is very much a mothering herb. She teaches us to respect the world around us, to slow down, and to really get to know the plants we seek. And she bites us if we are too rash, overly familiar, or not paying attention to what our plant allies are telling us. Protection and Boundaries. At the same time she is nourishing, one of the most nutritive plants we come across. Healing and Love. Let’s not forget that mothers are also resilient, keeping a clean home and multiplying anything that is brought to them. Inner Strength, Purification, and Abundance. Keep reading to learn even more about Nettle and all of her magickal and medicinal attributes, including history, holistic uses, and simple spells.
Yarrow is an ancient and respected herb steeped in mythology and bursting with medicinal and magickal benefits. Keep reading to unlock her secrets and find out why she should absolutely be in your home apothecary.
For many of us, it just isn't feasible to run out and plant a giant evergreen tree in the garden, but it may be possible to forage for it depending on where you live. Of course, you might also be able to harvest your Christmas/Yule tree so don't give up hope! Fir holds an important role in our home apothecaries and herbal collections. Keep reading to unlock all of its secrets.
Lemon Balm, like so many other famous healers, comes from the mint family. It has a citrus-y scent and flavor that lends it just as easily to culinary applications as it does to medicinal and magickal ones.
There are as many varieties of basil as there are ways to use. Come explore all the surprising culinary, medicinal, and magickal properties of basil with me.
Welcome to my garden. Today we're learning all about chamomile.
Long before ancient herbalists started singing its praises, coriander was already a world traveling superstar. Dig deeper into your herbal education with coriander.
Perfect for all of your kitchen witchery! Magickal, medicinal, and culinary properties abound with rosemary, and this beautiful herb is one that should have a standing spot in both your magickal workings and your kitchen.
For centuries, Sage, common garden sage, has been cultivated with intention. It’s very name means “salvation” or "to heal." Any herb or plant which is given the name “officinalis” is recognized as having significant medicinal benefits. It means “used in medicine”. The Greeks, the Romans, and the Egyptians all understood the importance of this healing, culinary, and magickal member of the mint family.
Most people recognize parsley as a garnish, but few people actually question why it is there. Read on to discover the magickal, medicinal, and culinary properties of this controversial little herb.