Tag Archives: pregnancy

Gathering Raspberry Leaf – A Herb Under the Dominion of Venus

Today I gathered Wild Raspberry Leaf.  This is widely known as a herb to take during pregnancy in order to tone the uterus and help strengthen the efficiency of contractions during labour.  Rich in iron, it is excellent as a … Continue reading

Posted in Herbal Harvesting Year, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Gathering Nettle – a Powerhouse of Goodness

A few days ago I was able to gather my first batch of nettle (Urtica dioica).  Nettle has a really good range of therapeutic actions but on top of that it is an absolute powerhouse of goodness.  I use a … Continue reading

Posted in Herbal Harvesting Year, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Gathering Ranunculus ficaria, Known With Good Reason as Pilewort

With the warm Spring weather it is very cheering to see the beautiful yellow stars of  Ranunculus ficaria popping up everywhere.  Its common names are Lesser Celandine and Pilewort, this last because it is a very effective treatment for piles … Continue reading

Posted in Herbal Harvesting Year, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment