Plantain – A Very Humble & Persistent Little Weed

Plantain

Plantain (Plantago Major L.) is generally considered to be a weed; one description even reads ‘a short, fat, ugly weed’!! But beauty is in the eye of the beholder. In actuality Plantain has a long history as one of the best healing herbs on the planet; and is probably the biggest masochist of the plant world – it loves to be trampled. 
Plantains leaves have been used for centuries all over the world as a remedy for wounds, bites, stings and problems related to the skin.

Mugwort – The Wise Womans’ Power Plant

Mugwort

The Wise Woman’s Power Plant – Mugwort; or to give it it’s proper name Artemisia vulgaris LINN, is rightly justified in being called that. That Mugwort is steeped in so much folklore regarding its healing properties should be of no surprise given its ancient usage. Known as the Mater Herbarum  — the mother of all herbs, Mugwort has … Read more

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