Herbology

  • Quiz 32: Can you name this medicinal herb?

  • Quiz 31: Can you name this medicinal herb?

    We’ve migrated to Cottage Botanicals! Don’t miss out on our Herbalist Quizzes from the Green Girl Guide. Here is our latest:
  • Quiz 29: Can you name this medicinal herb?

    Predominantly grown around the equator on mountain sides, it is traditionally used in Chinese medicine to treat asthma and bronchial disorders, and...
  • Glossary of Cosmetic and Food Ingredients – A is for …

    It is usually impossible to find out exactly where some of our cosmetic compounds and fatty acids are derived from. Some come from pla...
  • Quiz 27: Can you name this medicinal herb?

    Let’s talk toothpaste. One of my favourite flavours for toothpaste comes from this amazing little boreal forest plant for its aromatic and flavourf...
  • Quiz 26: Can you name this medicinal herb?

    Source: http://www.actaplantarum.org/My favourite part of summer is sitting in my comfy chair by the window listening to the gentle hush of the win...
  • Healing Salves

    Calendula and Lavender Healing SalveMany people are intimidated with making salves, but it is quite easy once you break it down into steps.As alway...
  • Quiz 25: Can you name this medicinal herb?

    Beauty and the Beast: A part of me heals – a part of me Kills!I have a deadly seed. Eating no more than two can be fatal to an adult. However, the ...
  • Quiz 24: Can you name this medicinal herb?

    This post is for my co-worker Sherri who is growing a wonderful type of mint in her yard. If you look closely at her picture, we are looking at her...
  • Quiz 23: Can you name this medicinal herb?

    Despite being one of the most popular herbs in medieval Europe, this amazing plant that could, has been brought to the table since the time of the ...
  • Quiz 22: Can you name this medicinal herb?

    Documented as a culinary herb and healing plant since the 12th century, this Mediterranean plant can be grown as an ornamental around the world. In...
  • Quiz 21: Can you name this medicinal herb?

    These edible flowers (and their stems) are a common kitchen herb. The medicinal uses of these are closely related to garlic, but not nearly as stro...
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