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Ring Ye Solstice Bells: Reflections on the Longest Night of the Year

By Beth Schreibman-Gehring I always laugh and say when I am asked, that celebrating the Winter Solstice has always been...

A Unique View of an Esteemed Native Plant: Hydrastis canadensis (Goldenseal)

By Katherine Schlosser “I may here observe, that the disease of cancer is not confined to civilized nations. It is...

Four Thieves Inspire Flu-Fighting Soup

By Beth Schreibman-Gehring, Chairman of Education for The Western Reserve Herb Society unit of The Herb Society Originally published on...

Medlar – Herb of the Month

By Chrissy Moore Medlar is a member of the rose family (Rosaceae), apparent when you look at its ripe fruit,...

Horehound – Herb of the Month

By Maryann Readal The Egyptians and the Greeks used it to treat respiratory problems, while the Romans used horehound as...

Hawaiian Herbal Medicine: Rooted in Family and Tradition

By Kaila Blevins However, healers from then and now continue to follow the same principles when approaching plants. They revere...

The Other Side of Yew

By Erin Holden This all sounds well and good, but if we look at the history of yew, we see...

Heartsease–Herb of the Month

A Tiny Herb Worth Knowing by Maryann Readal Heartsease, Viola tricolor, also called Johnny-jump-up, is The Herb Society of America’s...

Parsley – Herb of the Month and Herb of the Year

By Maryann Readal The Romans, on the other hand, wore wreaths of parsley to ward off intoxication and used it...

HSA Webinar: Molé, Pan and Chapulin–Oaxacan Style

by Jen Munson, HSA Education Chair Face it, 2020, for the most part, has been a bust! The pandemic has...