There’s something so comforting about watermelon. Its the quintessential American summer fruit and one that brings back memories of being 3 years old, eating a slice of fresh watermelon in a kiddy pool— juice dripping down my chin and all. The easiest method to enjoy this seasonal treat, is of course, to simply slice and […]
FIRST, gather your herbs. Consider starting with something gentle that will be nice to learn with. Some of my first tinctures were skullcap and lemon balm. These herbs aid in stress and are usually effective if taken multiple times daily over time. I find that trustworthy plants like these are great doorways into herbalism. The […]
Time. Many of us don’t have it. Between work, running errands, family gatherings, and making moments for self-care (fingers crossed), it seems like it’s easy to spend our hard earned cash on eating out. We get it. We’ve been there. We find the most success when we plan out our meals like our meetings. Literally, […]
Lately I’ve been enjoying all the perks of summer in California – a long vacation in Tahoe, hikes in the mountains, picking wild plums and the annual Herbal Medicine Fair at Homestead Apothecary. With all this sun on my shoulders I’ve been craving some cooler plant medicines. Last week I created this Rosewater + Raspberry […]
Happy full moon y’all! We figured it was about time we gave you our now not-so-secret recipe of chai concentrate. We love making this blend because it is contains many of our favorite herbal allies, and beats anything you can buy at the coffee shop! Along with the classic chai spices, we like to add in some additional herbs for […]
Tulsi, also known as “Holy Basil”, is one of my favorite summer herbs. It is highly regarded in Ayurveda for it’s ability to calm nerves, balance, and uplift one’s spirit. My dear friend Cecilia has been growing tons of tulsi in this California heat and I’ve been one happy benefactor! Tulsi flourishes in intense heat […]
The beautiful Rosemary in her element. The most radiant being I know.