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Dong Quai, or Chinese Angelica: A Girl’s Best Friend

Dong Quai, or Chinese Angelica: A Girl’s Best Friend

Hello friends and fellow plant-lovers! Ladies, this herbal profile is for you. Today, I’m sharing one of the most popular herbs in Chinese medicine, and one of the leading herbal helpers in menstruation and estrogen balance– Chinese Angelica! Second...
Angelica: The Guardian of Life

Angelica: The Guardian of Life

Hello floral friends! This morning I am excited to share my herbal profile of the lovely Angelica with you all! This herb’s botanical name, Angelica archangelica, indicates the significance of this plant’s healing properties as well as giving a nod to its...
Arnica: A Sunny Pain-Reliever

Arnica: A Sunny Pain-Reliever

Hello there friends! Today is another beautiful, sunny day here on the coast, and so it feels fitting to talk a bit about Arnica, or Arnica montana! Hailing from the mountains of Central Europe, Arnica brings with it a rich history of folklore and traditional use that...
Marshmallow: A Sweet Treat + Treatment

Marshmallow: A Sweet Treat + Treatment

Hello, fellow plant lovers! The sun is finally shining, the grass is greener than I’ve ever seen it, and the whole world seems to be rejoicing at the effects of the rains we’ve had this winter. With clear blue skies in the forecast as far as one can see, Spring seems...
Aloe Vera: A Soothing Savior

Aloe Vera: A Soothing Savior

Hello floral friends! Today’s herbal profile focuses on the Aloe Vera plant, and its various functions and uses. Before profiling this helpful plant, I was only aware of a single use for the gel found within the fleshy leaves– to relieve sunburn– but...