• Plant Lore

    Hazel

    I went out to the hazel wood, Because a fire was in my head… ~ William Butler Yeats “You can call me Hazel”, she said as a cold winter breeze drifted through her catkin hair, making the golden tassels ripple…

  • Plant Lore

    Meadowsweet

    Botanical Name: Filipendula ulmaria Botanical Family: Rosaceae (Rose family) Common Name: Mead-sweet, Queen of the Meadow, Bridewort, Lady of the Meadow Part Used: aerial portions Collection: between June-August, at the time of flowering Organs Affected: liver, bladder, colon Vital Actions:…