Embrace The Human Experience

Embrace The Human Experience

Messages from the Linden Tree, for May 2021   Being human comes with all sorts of ups and downs. This month, we are being reminded that how fierce those challenges are is up to us, as individuals. We can choose to set healthy boundaries which enrich and balance...
The Magic of Violets

The Magic of Violets

HERB NAME:  Violet Viola sororia is a lavendor colored spring flower with 5 petals and heart-shaped leaves. Violet leaves are best picked when young and small, however, be careful to leave the roots undisturbed to help maintain the health of the plant, which spreads...
Eat the Rainbow

Eat the Rainbow

For a while now, we’ve been hearing about the importance of eating fruits & vegetables by their color.  Why?  Well, simply put, each color offers different nutritional value, with the vitamins, minerals, and all sorts of plant goodness. [1] By having something of...
Green tea envy

Green tea envy

  HERB NAME:  Green tea (Camellia sinensis) is a member of the Theaceae family.   In truth, green, white, and black teas are simply differently processed leaves from the same plant.  Red tea, however, often comes from the Aspalathus linearis plant, commonly...