Welcome Comfrey

Welcome Comfrey

‘Arise from the soil, oh ancient plant of healing, a harbinger of the warmth coming with spring.’ I think of the countless generations of Comfrey plants that have sprung up this time of year throughout millennia and how many other

Bentonite Clay

Bentonite Clay

White Crow’s Herb Corner, September 2013      A wonderful part of mother earth for us to use. Perhaps sometime near the close of the Cretaceous period some 66 million years ago, is when the Bentonite story starts its chapter in

Shiitakes

Shiitakes

White Crow’s Herb Corner, August 2013       This month I’d like to discuss the healing properties of Shiitake mushrooms and how our food really should be our medicine. I have always loved the idea that what we eat

Lobelia from Herbs That Work

Lobelia from Herbs That Work

LOBELIA Leaves, flowers, seeds Lobelia Inflata      Therapeutic Properties: Alterative, Antispasmodic, Anti-venomous, Astringent, Cathartic, Counter-irritant, Diaphoretic, Diuretic, Emetic, Emmenagogue, Expectorant, Maturating, Nauseant, Nervine, Relaxant, Respiratory Stimulant, Sedative, Stimulant (in small doses) Medicinal Uses Abscesses Diphtheria Peritonitis Adynamia (weakness) Dyspnea