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Good morning good Yarrow

Yarrow - Achillea millefolium - Usually the first herb in most herb books, yarrow is another herb you will have seen in meadows even if you dont know the name or its healing properties. The flowers are often white, although there are variants with yellow, pink and even reddish flowers...

Energy Boosting Superfood – Taking the sting out of nettles

In many places the stinging nettle is an unwanted weed and it is rather an invasive, vigorously growing plant in the garden. It does not require cultivation as it grows freely in the wild. Nettles like moist, nitrogen rich soil and if cut back before flowering will sprout a...

Herb shopping at the Markets

Some of you, especially those from the Northern Hemisphere, may be a bit amused at what I brought home. My basket was full of basil, mint, English spinach, dandelion greens, fat hen, cobblers pegs, ribwort plantain and marhsmallow. ...

Who doesn’t like chocolate?

So why am I sharing this hip expanding experience on my herb blog? Herb flavoured chocolates of course! Before we left I made sure to peruse their extensive range and found quite a few herb related flavours that I just had to try. For research purposes of course. ...

Herbal Skin Care – Simple tips for natural skin treatments

There are treatments for all skin types and all skin problems. You can make your own soaps, cleansing milk, toners, moisturisers, soaks, masks and the list goes on. If you have skin problems there are treatments for acne, wrinkles, sunburn, blemishes and blackheads, dry skin, oily skin, mature skin,...

More Herbology on Facebook

Ten years ago blogs were the go-to places for fast information, meeting like minded communities and many creative ideas. Blogs are still popular of course, but Herbology for example has more fast moving information and interaction on the Facebook page these days ....and has had for sometime. So don't...

NHAA responds to Friends of Science in Medicine

The National Herbalist Association of Australia (NHAA) has finally decided to respond openly to the campaign by Friends of Science in Medicine (FSM) to close University taught complemetary and alternative medicine courses.Here is a media release, an open letter from Leah Hechtman addressing the NHAA's views regarding FSM...

New Herb Group in Derby UK

If you are in the East Midlands of the UK, Derby to be specifically, then you are a very lucky herb lover indeed.  The Herbal Haven Herb Group is being launched in April 2012 and I so wish I was local so I could attend.  The programme for the...

Dandelion Soup Recipe

If you search for dandelion recipes you'll often find Cream of Dandelion as a popular soup recipe. I wanted something a bit different and was very happy when I found a chicken and dandelion soup which sounded hearty and quite rustic....