Herb of the Day: Prickly Ash

prickly ash

Prickly Ash is native to North America and has a long history of use among Native Americans.  This plant is commonly nicknamed the “toothache tree” because of its longstanding use for tooth pain.  Native Americans would remove part of the tree bark and chew on it to relieve tooth pain, … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: False Unicorn

HOTD False Unicorn

Today is Halloween, time for children of all ages to imagine and pretend!  Perhaps your child chose to dress up like a unicorn? This herb derives its name from the flower stalk which resembles a unicorns horn.  It is also known as fairy wand- what an appropriate plant for Halloween! … Continue reading