Rosemary: More than an Herb for Remembrance

Rosemary: More than an Herb for Remembrance

From the “Smart Witch” “Rosemary – Rosmarinus officinalis – is a woody, perennial herb. It’s needle-like leaves are fragrant and evergreen. It has white, pink, purple or blue flowers and is native to the Mediterranean region. The...
How Did You Establish a Career in Herbal Medicine?

How Did You Establish a Career in Herbal Medicine?

“How Did You Establish a Career in Herbal Medicine?” I can’t say that I knew I was going to be an herbalist when I was younger. It actually wasn’t a career option back then! I’ve never said: “Oh, I’m going to be an herbalist.” It’s kind of what I always did. I...
Rapid Recovering Following Surgery

Rapid Recovering Following Surgery

Compiled by Rosemary Surgery is always stressful on our systems. Following are suggestions that help the body to heal quickly following surgery, aide in fighting off infections and restoring wellness. . 1. 2,000 MILLIGRAMS OF VITAMIN C. I generally suggest Alacer...
Preserving Our Herbal Traditions

Preserving Our Herbal Traditions

with Rosemary Gladstar “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has’, Margaret Mead 1. Preserving our Rich Heritage of Traditional Herbalism What does “traditional medicine”? Defined...
Podcast Interview

Podcast Interview

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The Intelligent Plant

The Intelligent Plant

Scientists debate a new way of understanding flora. By Michael Pollan DECEMBER 23, 2013 THE NEW YORKER Plants have electrical and chemical signalling systems, may possess memory, and exhibit brainy behavior in the absence of brains. Construction by Stephen Doyle. In...
Some of Rosemary’s Favorite Recipes

Some of Rosemary’s Favorite Recipes

“Embodied in the very word herb is the spirit of the feminine, encoded so deeply that we hardly recognize her. But we feel and sense it, the word her in ‘Herb’, and once we recognize it, we marvel that we never saw it before!’ ….” Rosemary Gladstar THE PERFECT CREAM...
On the Virtues of Nettle

On the Virtues of Nettle

“What herb is highly valued as a delicious tasting green, an important herbal medicine, produces one of the world’s finest fabrics, and is found growing in most parts of the world, and has the personality of a menopausal woman with zest; nourishing and tender if you...
Some of My Favorite Reference Herbals

Some of My Favorite Reference Herbals

by Rosemary Gladstar When Goldie asked me what my two or three favorite herbal references were, I responded that this was an impossible task. Two or three?! I must have least 20 that I love and they change with the seasons….. But if I had to narrow them down,...