Sweet Fern

Sweet Fern

Sweet Fern has been long forgotten by modern medicine and even herbalists seldom use it. I find Sweet fern to be one of my most important aromatic, astringent herbs with incredible medicinal benefits. I use Sweet fern in my medicine making for conditions of the skin....
Jewel weed

Jewel weed

The benefits of Jewelweed are quite specific. Today it is most widely used as a topical treatment for extreme itchiness and rash caused by contact with plants and insects, most notably: poison ivy, oak and sumac.  This plant is wonderful to know and easy to recognize....
Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy is a plant with quite a reputation. Knowing how to identify it and being respectful of its presence are the first keys to avoiding the rash. The other is getting to know the plants that relieve the reaction. Nature is inherently balanced such that if a...