April 2013

  • Herbal healing salve

    Today’s project: homemade salve with around a dozen herbs, olive oil, lanolin and beeswax. Miraculously the final mixture was exactly the right amount for the containers I had… not too much, not too little. Perfect. I take that as a good omen. Herbs used: Comfrey Echinacea Plantain Grindelia Rosemary Yarrow Calendula Chaparral Chickweed Agarita Myrrh […]

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  • Austin Plant Ride

    Today I participated in a plant ride. A group of us spent the morning touring the Hyde Park neighborhood in Austin, TX on bicycles to learn about local plants. It was organized by Tamara and Eric under the auspices of the Austin Wildflower School of Botanical Medicine.

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