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

Making Dandelion Sunshine Medicine

This morning my hands smell like wet spring dirt mixed with sunshine and a bit of sugar… ahhhhh! It’s the lovely, sharp fragrance of dandelion sap. I’ve been outside popping flowers from their springy stems all morning. Before I began, I thanked the plant for all the help its roots and leaves gave me this Read More