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DIY Winter Tonic Tea

Winter time calls for warming herbs that help us circulate, clear out and renew. Stuck indoors with stuffy, dry air and depressed immunity leads to lingering coughs and colds that take weeks to clear up. That is why I created…

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Conversations with a mullein plant

Overlooked, undervalued and even criminalized – is that any way to treat such a soft, unassuming and generous plant? Mullein grows everywhere along the Peak to Peak: along highways, railroads and in everybody’s back yard. Mullein is officially classified as…

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DIY Homemade Herbal Cough Syrup that WORKS

Homemade herbal syrups are not as easy as they look – even for the trained herbalist! Sugar-based concoctions are more the purview of candy-makers who understand the delicate alchemy of sugar, which irreversibly changes it’s chemistry with every advance in…

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In Defense of the Weeds!

Ouch! You don’t have to pull so hard…Oh no! Not my beautiful blossoms…You’re not just going to throw that away, are you? Roots and all? If only we could hear our weeds speaking to us, they might sway our opinion…

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