It’s a bit humbling to discover that the "weed" I've grumbled about so often is actually a powerhouse of goodness. In the old days (circa two weeks ago), I would grit my teeth whenever I saw that “weed” in the driveway, walkway and lawn. It was everywhere.
After a lifetime of loving herbs, I finally did something about it. I’ve enrolled in the Intermediate Course at the Herbal Academy of New England and am happily learning all about the difference between adaptogenic, anticatarrhal and carminative herbal actions (among dozens and dozens of others), and whether or not the person in front of me is a vata, pitta or kappa body type.
Two posts today. That’s because the cold that’s been hovering over me the past two days, making me tired and very un-motivated, finally settled in my throat. I was so sleepy when we came home from church that I took a two hour nap, and