Pistils: An Herbal Exploration

Common name Anise Latin name Pimpinella anisum Parts used Seeds System affinities Anise is effective in regards to the digestive system. Energetics/characteristics/flower essence/dosha Anise is slightly warming and wetting.  As such It is most indicated for the pitta and vatta...
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Plant Story--Curly Dock, Uses and Folklore A Wandering Botanist: Plant Story--Curly Dock, Uses and Folklore (khkeeler.blogspot.com) Curly dock, also called yellow dock, Rumex crispus, is a sturdy plant in the buckwheat family, Polygonaceae, native to Eurasia and now found all over...
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Mullein grows all across the United States, developing a tall stem that’s almost four feet in height, with broad leaves forming a basal rosette around the plant. Walking up to mullein, you’ll notice a slightly sweet, honey-like fragrance coming from...
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Many people, if they know of it at all, know of Alfalfa as live-stock feed or as a cover crop. It is particularly adept at affixing nitrogen back into the soil, and full of important vitamins and minerals. Alfalfa in...
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