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garlic planting

Yesterday was a beautiful November day, the sun was shining and the air nice and warm- a perfect day for our yearly garlic planting! There is so much to write about garlic, one of the most medicinal and useful herbs … Continue reading

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homemade calendula salve

This evening I made a soothing calendula salve with my daughter. She was very proud to make her first herbal salve and did most of the job herself. Calendula salve can be used to sooth any manner of skin abrasions, … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Coconut Curry Soup

Here’s a unique recipe for a delicious soup I’ve been making since sweet potatoes came back into season here in western MA. Why post about soup? Well because to me, good, fresh seasonal food really IS medicine. Here’s what you’ll … Continue reading

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Elderberry Immune-Enhancing Elixer

Yesterday I whipped up a new recipe for an amazingly delicious and noursishing immune enhancing formula. Here I will share with you how to make your own. Ingredients: 2 cups dried elderberries 1 cup astragalus root 1/3 cup echinacea root … Continue reading

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Beginings

As a child, I had a habit of collecting wild plants and pretending to make food and medicine with the plants I had gathered.  I even tried to get my little sister to eat small pieces of our house plants … Continue reading

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Welcome to Earthwise Medicinals!

Shalom and welcome to Earthwise Medicinals!  Here I write about my daily life as a wife, mother of three, herbalist, doula, and musician..  This is where I share my daily work with herbal medicine and ideas on how to make herbal medicines and healthcare products at home.  I will be … Continue reading

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