Herbal Journal

My relationship with tea has matured throughout the years.  It started with hoarding the seemingly free tea bags at conferences with intriguing flavors like “orange vanilla spice” and “banana dessert”.  I then got into the Starbucks world of Tazo (which...
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“You revere scientists and shamans alike, providing them with what they need to do their good work for the enhancement of the realm." -Rob Brezsny And here we are.  Walking this fine line between action and insight.  The litany of ayahuasca...
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You may have heard the news already….Kristen and I are embarking on a truly incredible journey to Peru to study Ethnobotany with Dr Jillian Stansbury. I feel truly blessed to have this opportunity. Our trip will take us from the...
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That is all. Fear no more, says the heart. Fear no more says the heart, committing its burden to some sea, which sighs collectively for all sorrows, renews, begins, collects, and lets fall.- Virginia Woolf, Mrs. Dalloway, P. 39-40 Motherwort is...
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Peach Blossoms!  Delightfully pink; a beautiful sight this cool spring.  The family peach tree, selected by my son for his favorite fruit, is in full bloom.   If you tried the peach leaf elixir last summer you already know how calming...
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