Getting Started with Herbs: Misinformation

Snake Oil Salesman

Herbalism is not up to as much individual interpretation as many aspiring herbalists might like to imagine.  Although there is plenty of room to incorporate your instincts, spirituality, and intuition, there are some strict rules and facts that must be remembered to ensure your…

Getting Started with Herbs: Hygiene

A good herb cabinet or hutch

The word hygiene is derived from the name of the Greek Goddess of healing and health, Hygeia “I swear by Apollo the physician, and Asklepios, and Hygeia, and Panakeia, and all the gods and goddesses, that, according to my ability and judgment, I will…