super snaps: ancient use of herbs. The Medicine Wheel Garden: Creating Sacred Space for Healing, Celebration, and Tranquility by E. Barrie Kavasch - The American Indian medicine wheel was an ancient way of creating sacred space and calling forth the healing energies of nature. herbalist and ethnobotanist E. Barrie Kavasch
Comfrey ~ has long been recognised by both organic gardeners and herbalists for its great usefulness and versatility. No longer recommended for ingestion, it is used as a topical treatment for healing. Also useful as a fertilizer for other plants. Bees and hummingbirds love this pretty plant.
Celery Celery seed extract has been shown to reduce blood pressure in animal studies. It also functions as a diuretic and can be used to treat psoriasis. However, large amounts might cause photodermatitis, so herbalists urge caution with its use. The essential oil of celery seed is known to have a “sedative and anticonvulsant effect.”