Category: Herbs

Herbs lead to teas, tinctures, illness & cure

European Goldenrod Herb – solidago virgaurea

European Goldenrod (solidago virgaurea)

Herbs Chapter 2: Goldenrod Goldenrod arrived on the shores of Europe around the 1700’s. The European goldenrod quickly became a most respected go-to herb for it’s amazing healing benefits, and became widely used by many herbal practicing communities. Roots of Goldenrod herb Native to North America, goldenrod was well known and often used by the …

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Lemon Verbena

Lemon Verbena fresh picked

Herbs Chapter 1: Lemon Verbena I have Spain to thank for bringing this lovely herb back to the shores of Europe, upon it’s discovery in South America in the early 1600’s.  Lemon Verbena, one of my favorite herbs grown in my un-kept herbal garden.  I’ve given pickings of this herb to various friends, and when …

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Yarrow Herb

yarrow herb

Yarrow is a beautifully blooming plant that comes in many varieties of colors. The yellow, orange, soft pink, white, and even a mix of purple and white. The herb can be seen growing along almost any path in Switzerland, and it grows quite hearty during the initial days of summer. Turns out, this plant is …

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