Herb of the Day: Astragalus

HOTD Astragalus FB

Astragalus is a sweet herb with rich history of use in Traditional Chinese Medicine.  This root is  known as an adaptogen.  Adaptogens are herbs which help the body to respond and adapt to stress.  This could be a stressor from something outside like work, family, moving, etc. or an internal … 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