This syrup is technically a cordial, or alcohol maceration. Take it by the spoonful, add it to club soda for a sparkling treat that boosts your immune system, or enjoy the sweet, spiced flavor in winter cocktails. This yields a very large batch, perfect for making wellness-inspired gifts. Ingredients: 4 Quarts fresh elderberries (or 2 […]
We are pleased to share Herb First Aid with 7Song, presented to you for free by Learning Herbs! In his introduction to this Herb First Aid course, 7Song starts off by discussing what the class will cover and what it won’t cover. This course will include a lot of 7Song’s personal experience in first aid, […]
Information compiled by Guild Member, Holly Borba The many names…Linden /Lime/Basswood/Bee tree! The name: There are many different species in the genus Tilia. The native tree in southeast Canada and northeast coast USA is called basswood or American Linden. Probably non-natives here in Spokane—little leaf linden (or in Europe known as lime). The word linden […]
The Lovely Linden Tree Monograph compiled by Mary Schmidt Genus: Tilia; T. Cordata, T Americana, T. europae, Tilliaceae Family: Malvaceae Other names: Basswood, lime blossom Energetics: cooling, moistening –slightly warm, flowers – moist, leaves-dry Taste: sweet Parts used: Mainly flower, buds and leaves, bark and sap are also used for food and medicine. Therapeutic Actions *Astringent and […]
Contributed by Herbalist Mary Schmidt The Corona Virus, also called COVID-19, is an influenza novel coronavirus which means it is newly mutated, so we don’t have any immunities built up for it. It apparently came from bats, which have strong immune systems. Therefore, it may produce strong symptom response from some of us. These are […]
Learn to grow your own herbs information includes a recipe for seed starting medium, selecting species, seed tray prep and sustainable options to plastic, seed specific pre-planting needs like stratification and scarification and how to trouble shoot disease and insects should they occur.