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Ginkgo Biloba: Ancient Tree of the Dinosaur Era, Stop Hair Loss and Increase Circulation

The oldest tree species in the world, dating from the time of the dinosaurs, Ginkgo biloba (bi-loba, two sided leaf) is the last remaining species of the Ginkgoales order. Fossil … Continue reading

April 30, 2015

One Way You Can Help Nepal Right Now: All You Need Is A Computer And A Little Time

Click here to,.. Help Map Nepal For relief workers in Nepal after the massive earthquake on April 25, one of the challenges is just knowing where to go: Most roads … Continue reading

April 29, 2015

Making Flower Champagnes | The Herbarium

What I really love about these flower champagnes is that they are so very seasonal – however much you make you will always run out and there will be a … Continue reading

April 29, 2015

Making Cordials | The Herbarium

This year I have been making cordials and squashes – I had a pleasant fantasy of being able to supply enough to for the needs of my son, nieces and … Continue reading

April 29, 2015

Making Herbal Beers | The Herbarium

Herbal Beers! What a marvellous idea, it struck us with the force of a revelation 4-5 years ago and we have been cheerfully making beers on and off (time permitting) … Continue reading

April 29, 2015

Chrysanthemum. Edible and Medicinal Plant for Allergies

Shungiku (Chrysanthemum coronarium) (Edible Chrysanthemum, Chop Suey Greens) This is a cultivated strain originally from China. The smooth, crunchy and richly textured young green leaves are delicious eaten raw or as a … Continue reading

April 28, 2015

Growing Garlic: Grow your own medicine cabinet… garlic is great for so many things!

Now before you ask why I am writing a post on ‘How To Grow Garlic’, allow me to explain…. Firstly they have fab flowers and secondly I grow a small amount … Continue reading

April 28, 2015

Growing Feverfew: Migraines? … this flower will end all that.

A jolly plant which self-sows freely. I let it grow here and there, much like johnny jump-up, or yank it out if it doesn’t ‘fit’ where it chose to grow. … Continue reading

April 28, 2015

Growing Eyebright: Your Itchy Eye Relief Medicine, and more…

Belonging to the Figwort family (a type of flowering plant), eyebright is completely edible. From its flowers, to its stems, and its leaves, all the parts of this herb can … Continue reading

April 28, 2015

Growing Eucalyptus: An indoor tree you can grow for your health

Eucalyptus tree first came to Europe in 1850 and has since spread to many parts of the world. The leaves are known to contain a medicinal oil which is at … Continue reading

April 27, 2015

Growing Bupleurum: An edible flower with medicinal qualities …

Bupleurum is a short lived perennial, so for our purposes it is an annual. It has uber chic dusty green leaves on branched stems. These leaves are ‘perfoliate’ (learn this word and … Continue reading

April 27, 2015

How to Make a Herbarium

Originally posted on The Herbarium:
Herbarium Technique Making a herbarium is exciting and rewarding, as each plant you press provides you with a valuable experience, allowing you to connect more…

April 25, 2015
C Katt Krespach, NTP

C Katt Krespach, NTP

C Katt Krespach, NTP is a nutritional therapist and long time activist with a passion for healing arts and social entrepreneurship, …working in both areas for over a quarter of a century. Her site has a worldwide following. is her newest project and coaches brick-and-morter business owners into global social entrepreneurship. She is an author, public speaker, and entrepreneur. You can get Katt’s free edible flowers e-book here and also watch a short documentary on how she overcame neuropathy, significant weight gain, and more with easy, natural and healing mindsets. Follow Katt on Facebook, Wordpress, Twitter, and Instagram.

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