Herb of The Month: Nettle

Name: Nettle, Stinging Nettle Latin: Urtica dioica Family: Urticaceae Parts Used: It is common to use the aerial parts, especially as food or as a nutritive tonic. However, roots and seeds are also used medicinally. Constituents: Chlorophyll/ indoles-histamine and serotonin, acetylcholine-flavonal glycosides, quercetin, tannins, vitamin C, protein, fiber, iron, silica, calcium, potassium, manganese, sulphur, vitamins A, […]

Spring Gardening and Gathering Link Roundup

Spring is in the air and I have been spending time daily in my garden. My focus has been on vegetable gardening this year so my herb garden is still needing some TLC. I back yard garden on a rental property in the high desert. Because of this gardening can be very challenging. I battle […]

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