Marsh Mallow - Campfire MarshMellows used to contain more than corn syrup

Marsh Mallow - Campfire MarshMellows used to contain more than corn syrup

Once used to make actual marshmallows, the Marsh Mallow plant still has a variety of uses. The marshmallow plant has edible leaves and roots that have a variety of medicinal uses. Contrary to the name, it does not need to grow in a marsh. This plant would be a great addition to an herb or wildflower […]

Aloe Vera - Widely known for its healing powers

Aloe Vera - Widely known for its healing powers

We’ve all seen “Aloe Vera” on a product before. So what exactly is Aloe Vera and what can it be used for? Aloe is probably the most well known Medicinal plant for a reason, it takes almost zero effort to break off a piece of a leaf and apply the gel of the leaf directly […]

Echinacea - Natures first aid kit

Echinacea - Natures first aid kit

One of the most popular medicinal plants. What is Echinacea good for and how can it be used? The leaves, flowers and roots of the Echinacea plant can be ingested in the form of tea or capsules for a variety of health benefits. It is thought to be an herbal remedy for anything from the common […]

Butterbur - A giant leafed plant with medicinal uses

Butterbur - A giant leafed plant with medicinal uses

A fast growing, easy to grow plant with very large leaves. Unfortunately, Butterbur is toxic until it has been processed to remove the toxin. The butterbur plant is a very beautiful plant with enormous leaves (up to 12 inches across) and bright pink flowers. Even though tea and herbal supplements  are  made from butter bur […]

Honeybush - Caffeine free tea that is delicious and nutritious!

Honeybush - Caffeine free tea that is delicious and nutritious!

There are two completely different plants called “HoneyBush” Find everything you need to know about both here. Varieties: Honeybush (Melianthus) This beautiful plant with the same name is toxic except to hummingbirds!  But it’s exquisite beauty and fragrance make it a worthwhile addition to your garden. The African Honeybush: This plant is currently found most […]