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elderberry tonic: a peek into the process

Elderberry Tonic: What is it? In Western Herbalism, any herb that is a “tonic” is strengthening and revitalizing for a particular body system. Elderberries are a fabulous tonic for our immune system. Elderberries happen to ripen at the end of summer, just before warm days give way to Autumn snuggles and sniffles. Isn’t nature so

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fire cider margarita spicy margarita herbal wellness culinary recipe

Fire Cider Margarita

Yes…. you heard right. We are suggesting that you mix your daily dose of herbal medicine into a cocktail. Because life is short and herbs don’t judge! Neither do we. When folks ask “how do I take Fire Cider?” (which they do, daily), our first answer is: HOWEVER YOU WANT! Our second answer is by

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Fire Cider tonic with ingredients: garlic, onion, organic apple cider vinegar, Massachusetts wildflower honey

Fire Cider: What, Why, How… Yum!

Fire Cider – maybe you’ve heard the name, but what the heck is this stuff?  And why should you give it a shot? Fire Cider is a traditional herbal remedy, made famous by the renowned “godmother of American herbalism” Rosemary Gladstar. (And most recently, by an unfortunate legal battle against brave herbalists – including my

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Town Farm Tonics Herbal Nervines - Calming Nervines - Herbal Actions

Nervines: Herbs for Nervous System Support + Strength

Let’s face it – modern life can be pretty darn stressful. Crazy work expectations, noisy traffic, bright lights after sunset. If you aren’t careful, our senses can be constantly assaulted by all kinds of stressors. Many of us are aware of this, and take daily steps to reduce and address the effects of this stress:

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Gooseberry Island Wildflowers

Sips + Trips: Gooseberry Island + Elderberry Syrup

Happy Friday, dear friend! This snowy week marked the halfway point between the winter solstice + summer equinox. Can you believe that? We’re at winter’s midpoint, known to some as “Imbolc”.  Believe it or not, deep below our feet, Mother Earth is awakening from her restful slumber.  I like to think of Imbolc as Springs’

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Ginkgo Biloba

Spring into Action: Herbs for Energy + Vitality

Spring – the time when everything is green and growing. You too, might feel your “sap rising”, so to speak! When the temperatures start to lift and the days begin to lengthen, so too does our desire to move, create, grow, and play.  Herbs are well-suited to support your transition into the season of rebirth.

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