Stewards of Healing Plants

Stewards of Healing Plants

Adapted from the Introduction of Planting the Future (Inner Traditions), United Plant Saver’s book on Medicinal Plant Conservation and Cultivation by Rosemary Gladstar The plants are calling you. They have a rich and diverse vocabulary and speak in many tongues. For...
Interview with Ayana (Audio)

Interview with Ayana (Audio)

Rosemary Gladstar on United Plant Savers http://deepgreens.org/UnlearnAndRewild/UnlearnAndRewildLo-Fi/UnlearnAndRewild-031-RosemaryGladstar-Lo.mp3 Come fall in love with plants, not just as teachers and healers, but as powerful partners in land stewardship and...
Traditional Medicinals: Four decades…..who could have dreamed?

Traditional Medicinals: Four decades…..who could have dreamed?

Over the decades I’ve observed that companies which have withstood the tests of time, become entities unto themselves with lifecycles that mirror our own. These cycles of corporate life can be viewed through periods of time, phases of leadership, shifts in purpose and...
The Sustainable Herbalist; The Sustainable Life

The Sustainable Herbalist; The Sustainable Life

By Candis Cantin Packard Currently, we are seeing herbal medicine reaching out to many people in our society. There are increased numbers of herbal students, practitioners, and schools engaged in learning and promoting the use of herbal medicine. All this appears to...
Stephen H. Buhner on Plant Spirit Medicine

Stephen H. Buhner on Plant Spirit Medicine

“ The safest generalization one can make about life on earth might describe it as a thin layer of green rust. Much further below the surface of the earth, and even bacteria finds existence made difficult; too high in the atmosphere, and they again become thin....
The Fine Art of Making Herbal Tea

The Fine Art of Making Herbal Tea

By Rosemary Gladstar Judging by the number of herbal beverage teas on the market, tea drinking has become a national passion. Perhaps because of the continuing awareness of health and fitness, or perhaps just become herb teas offer a refreshing break from the usual...
That Night as I Lay Sleeping

That Night as I Lay Sleeping

By Rosemary Gladstar (That Night was a night long ago at Golden Seal Sanctuary in northern tip of the Applachians. This was really part of a dream that sparked the founding of United Plant Savers. A few years later, this farm became the first UpS Sanctuary dedicated...
Wonderful Herbal Wisdom from Green Witch Robin Rose Bennett

Wonderful Herbal Wisdom from Green Witch Robin Rose Bennett

Wonderful Herbal Wisdom from Green Witch Robin Rose Bennett author of The Gift of Healing Herbs & several other excellent herb books Excerpt from “Seeing Folks”: Case Studies and Therapeutics by Robin Rose Bennett Soulful healing asks that while you are...
Saving Trees

Saving Trees

SAVING TREES (EVEN REALLY BIG, OLD TREES) – REAL LIFE LESSONS By Cascade Anderson Geller Respectfully submitted on April 17, 2009 to United Plant Savers for possible publication All rights reserved by the author. “Trees are poems that earth writes upon the sky,...
The Art of Sageing Graciously

The Art of Sageing Graciously

Herbs for Health & Well Being in the Elder Years By Rosemary Gladstar “Their life is simple and they are moderate in their ways. They work, but do not go without time spent in rest and relaxation. They do not go short on sleep and know how to retire, in the proper...