Olive Leaf

Botanical Name: Olea europaea | Family: Oleaceae Common name(s): Olive GROWING Tree; evergreen | Zones 10 – 11 (8 – 9 for some varieties) |

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Dessert Parsley (a.k.a. Lomatium)

Lomatium Root

Botanical Name: Lomatium dissectum* et. al. | Family: Apiaceae Common name(s): Lomatium, biscuit root, cough root, Indian consumption plant, desert parsley, Indian parsnip, toza. The dissectum variety

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My mission, my calling

“It’s all about the plants…and our connection to them.”  Really, it is. When I wrote the words that appear on my business cards and in the

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Turmeric

Botanical Name: Curcuma longa | Family: Zingiberaceae Common name(s): Turmeric, Jiang huang, Haldi GROWING Perennial; herbaceous | Zones 10 – 11 (if grown inside, minimum temperature is

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Healing Meditation

The more I am studying healing, and the innate ability to heal, the more I am learning that healing our inner being – the essence

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Ground Ivy

Botanical Name: Nepeta hederacea (syn. Glechoma hederacea, Nepeta Clechoma) | Family: Lamiaceae or Labiatae Common name(s): Ground Ivy, Creeping Charlie, Ale Hoof, and many more! GROWING Herbaceous;

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Hawthorn

Botanical Name: Crataegus oxyacantha & c. monogyna | Family: Rosaceae Common name(s): Hawthorn GROWING Tree; deciduous | Zones 3-9 | 15-30 feet (most), some to 45 feet

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Pau D’arco

Botanical Name: Tabebuia spp. | Family: Bignoniaceae Common name(s): Pau d’arco, Lapacho, Tabebuia GROWING Evergreen tree | Grows in the warm parts of Central and South America (found in

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Astragalus

Botanical Name: Astragalus membranaceus | Family: Fabaceae Common name(s): Chinese Astragalus, Huang Qi, Milk Vetch GROWING Perennial; herbacious | Zones 4-11 | 3-4 feet | Pale yellow

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Reishi

Botanical Name: Ganoderma lucidum, G. tsugae | Family: Ganodermataceae Common name(s): Reishi, Ganoderma, ling zhi, hemlock varnish shelf (G. tsugae) GROWING Fungi | Found across North America and

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