Tea is for Tuesday – Weekly Recipe #16

I don’t know about you guys but it’s slowly starting to feel like Autumn here and there.  And if you’re in the south like us, Autumn is a present from the heavens after our disgustingly hot and humid Summer. We’ve had lovely rainy days over the...

Tea is for Tuesday – Weekly Recipe #15

And we’re back!!!  And it feels SOOOOO good to be writing another Tea is for Tuesday for everyone! Persephone’s Herbal wants to apologize first and foremost that we just dropped off the face of the Earth without word or sound from us.  I, Christina, do our...

Materia Medica: Dandelion

    Common Names: Dandelion Priest’s Crown Swine’s Snout Botanical Names: Taraxacum Officinale   Family name: Asteraceae Actions: Choleretic Appetite stimulant Digestive bitter Cholagogue Mild purgative Hepatic Tonic Lymphatic Alterative Demulcent Diuretic...

Materia Medica: Peppermint

Common Names: Mint Peppermint Botanical Names: Mentha Piperita Family name: Lamiaceae (Mint Family) Actions: Digestive Carminative Antispasmodic Diaphoretic Anti-emetic Mild sedative Emmenagogue Peripheral vasodilator Mildly anaesthetic and antiseptic Analgesic...

Materia Medica: Lavender

    Common Names: Common Lavender French Lavender True Lavender Lavender Botanical Names: Lavandula Angustifolia Family name: Lamiaceae (Mint Family) Actions: Aromatic Relaxing Nervine Carminative Sedative/Anxiolytic Antimicrobial Antioplastic Effects Antispasmodic...

Tea is for Tuesday – Weekly Recipe #14

I’m deeply sorry it has been a couple weeks since you’ve heard from yours truly. Life has thrown so many curve balls at us between finishing up tax season, subscription boxes going out, starting a new 9-5 gig…. No excuse but it happens. I’m...