Dandelion is one of the most widespread plants on the planet. Some may consider it a weed but its uses are many and it should be celebrated rather than poisoned or pulled out. It has high nutrition content packing lots of calcium, potassium and vitamin C among others. Its medical benefits are numerous including; antioxidants, … Continue reading Dandelion
Learning about and using the wild foods around us is an incredibly rewarding experience. Wild foods have extremely high nutritional content, are delicious and free! Utilizing this abundance surrounding us cuts out the middle man, packaging, shipping and mother nature does the gardening for you. What could be better than that? In a world where … Continue reading The benefits of Wild Foods
Passion flower is one of those plants that looks like it could be from another planet. Besides being a stunningly beautiful flower the plant packs some great medicinal properties. The leaves, flowers and stems have been used for centuries for their calming, sleep inducing and muscle spasm reducing effects. Passionflower was approved as an over-the-counter … Continue reading Passion flower
Holy tulsi basil (ocimum sanctum) has been cultivated for 1000's of years for its healing properties. It is native to tropical Asia and now can be found all around the world. It is a sacred plant in India and is said to benefit mind, body and spirit.