Category Archives: January

Herbs for Home Blessings

After the Christmas decorations come down and we move forward into a new year, I often feel the need to undertake a house blessing to refresh the energies within the home and to cleanse any old or negative energies. This may be especially needed if you have had to host lots of cantankerous family members…

A guide to Winter Herbs…..

Many evergreens and herbs are still going strong in the garden, here is a quick guide to what to harvest and what they can be used for…. Aloe Vera – you might be lucky to have one of these inside, if so you can cut the leaves and apply the oozing gel directly to sooth…

Winter Aconite

Winter Aconite (Eranthis Hyemalis) is  the woodland member of the Buttercup Family ‘Ranunculacea’ that is charmingly from the latin for ‘little frog’. Winter Aconite is sometimes known as Winter Hellebore and is not to be confused with ‘true’ Aconite – also known as Wolfsbane and Monkshood – although both are poisonous so no Herbals for…