As Wildfire Smoke Hangs Heavily About, I Created An Herbal Infusion So That I Can Breathe

As Wildfire Smoke Hangs Heavily About, I Created An Herbal Infusion So That I Can Breathe

Oregon is still burning and the smoke was so thick this morning when I was outside watering that I frantically ran around gathering what I could from the yard to take back in the house for this morning’s tea. Given the dense smoke I was experiencing I gathered as many respiratory herbs I could find […]

Tea harvest

Crone Balance Tea

In gathering herbs for tea, I do so intuitively. I have an idea of what I want to accomplish and then I walk around looking for herbs to fit the bill. All of my teas have herbs that address my rheumatoid arthritis. But they also address other issues as well. As a Crone, I also […]

Liver cleanse tea

Liver Cleanse Tea

My knee was hurting this morning so I decided to make a tea to help with that. Years ago, when my rheumatoid arthritis was severe, I fell, tearing my inner meniscus on my left knee. Many years earlier, I had done the same on the outside meniscus of that knee while teaching karate. So I […]

Witch Notes: At Loose Ends Edition

I’ve completed my herb course with Sage Mountain. I’ve submitted the last assignments and exam and now I await the results. I feel pretty good about it, though. So, fingers crossed. A certificate in herbalism doesn’t exactly allow me to be a practicing herbalist, but I like that I completed the course because it helped […]

Energy Work

  My first real job after college was as a work activities counselor in a sheltered workshop. It was interesting, but not really what I wanted to do. From there, I went to work as a psychiatric aide at a mental hospital. My bachelor’s degree was in Psychology, and I wanted to see the so-called […]