Yarrow & Goldenrod: Superb Topical Analgesic

A few weeks ago, I got the side of my finger caught between the tips of a pair of pliers that I happened to be squeezing together with all my might while working on something.  It hurt terribly and made an instant ugly bruise swell up.  Ooooh, it was throbbing, skin almost cut, a dark purple bruise.  Read More

Plantain – the Band-Aid Plant

I have such wonderful childhood memories of playing with Plantain. When certain varieties of the plant are flowering (as they do for most of the summer), the stem can be folded around itself and engineered in such a way that you can pop the flower heads off and send them flying. My cousins, siblings, and Read More