Ashwagandha Sesame Oil

Ashwagandha Sesame Oil

Tis the season to begin to think about making my fall batch of Ashwagnada sesame oil to warm our way through the fall. Bows to my colleagues in the Kripalu School of Ayurveda (KSA). Several years ago I got to sit in on part of their training for Ayurveda Health...
Elderberry Syrup Recipe

Elderberry Syrup Recipe

I’ve been a smidgen obsessed with elderberry this year and it has heard my prayer. Not only did my husband gift me a beautiful elderberry bush for our yard, but a neighbor with a gorgeous mature bush gave us the green light to enjoy some of his bounty. So,...
How to Use Herbal Preparations Safely

How to Use Herbal Preparations Safely

This month in the newsletter I wrote about putting summer’s bounty by for colder months, and I also wrote a brief piece on how to use herbal preparations safely. Herbs, herbal tinctures, flower essences and other botanicals can be wonderful allies for healing,...