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Finally found a list of the old names for herbs, on the Gypsy Magic website: Eye of newt sounds less icky when you find out it's referring to a spotted mustard seed. ;)  ...and dragon's blood comes out of a tree, not a dragon. Lol. I will have a halloween party with these on the menu!

Finally found a list of the old names for herbs, on the Gypsy Magic website: Eye of newt sounds less icky when you find out it's referring to a spotted mustard seed.and dragon's blood comes out of a tree, not a dragon.

Dandelion (Haslinger Botanische Wandtafeln)

scientificillustration: “ Taraxacum officinale - the dandelion - Haslinger Botanische Wandtafeln ” isn’t it funny how everything seems beautiful when such meticulous attention is paid to it?

Circadian rhythm - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Biological clock human - Circadian rhythm sleep disorder - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

How to dry Comfrey (Symphytum officinalis) leaves.

Drying your own Comfrey leaves. prevent them from turning brown. steps to take to hang them to dry without discolouring, & preserving their benefits

Thomas Alsop: apothecary to Henry VIII. Account for medicines prepared for Henry VIII, 1546.

Thomas Alsop:apothecary to Henry VIII. Account for medicines prepared for Henry VIII, Public Record Office copied from Chemist and Druggist.

Unstrained tincture of Licorice

How to make your own herbal tincture . How to make tincture from dried plant material. Why tincture?

Rhodiola rosea - The Herbwalker's Apothecary

herbs effective against a depression. Golden Root (Rhodiola rosea) Gold - peak or is also known as golden root is a year-round plant that grows in the cold

Making tea

Making tea - The Herbwalker's Apothecary

Remind me again which medicine is "Alternative".  "Alternative" medicine vs. conventional "real" medicine

Remind me again which medicine is "Alternative".


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