A beautiful herb with a long history of use as a vulnerary (wound healing) and topical anti-inflammatory. It can be used as an external wash for cuts, scratches, 1st degree burns (sunburn), and bruises. It can also be used as a mouthwash for periodontal disease, laryngitis and tonsillitis. Use alone or in combination with aloe vera to soothe sunburn pain.
Time’s running out to sign up for these April classes.
Get detailed class information here.
Herb of the Month – Dandelion: our Springtime ally.
April 23, 2013 6:30-8:00 PM
Full Moon Celebration
April 25, 2013 6:30-8:00 PM
How to construct a raised bed: grow more in less space.
April 27, 10:00-11:30 AM
Respected herbalist Maia Toll (and one of Karen’s teachers) is offering a free 21-day daily detox. Each day you will get an email with a super simple suggestion to Detox your Life: body, mind and spirit. Just follow along!
Want to see how easy it will be?
Suggestions will look like this:
This week: add water.
Take your weight in pounds and divide by 2. That is the number of ounces of water you need per day. Then add a little lemon, or apple cider vinegar, or a pinch of mineral salt to increase your absorption.
This is a great way to start your Spring. But you need to sign up by March 25.
Thank goodness for witch hazel, Hamamelis virginiana. Besides its many healing properties, this shrub has the amazing trait of blooming mid-winter. Here’s a photo from this morning after 11″ of snow fell overnight.
What sign of spring do you most look forward to?
Sore throats can be painful and stressful. We get many signals when they are on the way. Learn what to pay attention to and how to treat a sore throat at the very first warning. We will discuss remedies for both children and adults. Pre-registration required.
Registration details here.
September 19, 6:30pm – 8:00pm.
122 Whippoorwill Road, Old Lyme, CT