Herbalist Robin Rose Bennett

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By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog, Recipes

When you find yourself tripping over random objects and bumping into the furniture, it’s time to bring your mind and body back together. Rushing ahead mentally, or being stuck in thoughts of the past can lead to minor accidents and more serious calamities. The body is a wonderful teacher of presence. Try this: Stop. Stand still and repeat the mantra above. Say it aloud at least three times to reunite your mind and body. This simple practice can work wonders. -- from my upcoming book: “A Green... read more.

  • April 13, 2022

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog, Recipes

It’s time for wild food!! The first nettles and garlic mustards of the year are up here and I love to put them in my eggs for a spring tonic wake up call! Eating wild greens is good for everything (but be certain of your identification). All wild greens are vitamin and mineral rich (to various degrees) and provide excellent sources of calcium...... read more.

  • March 26, 2022

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog, Recipes

Herbalism is best understood as a living thing, like nature herselfRich in nuance and subtlety.There is not one right way, not one best way…Follow the guidance of your teachers But always know you will benefit the most as you make the wisdom your ownTrust your own senses and experiences…This is about reconnecting with the green beings.... read more.

  • March 01, 2022

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog, Recipes

MAGICAL THINKING OR DELUSIONAL WISHING?"Magic is the extraordinary reality that dwells within every aspect of the mundane, material world." From Healing Magic by Robin Rose Bennett Magical Thinking is an all-too-common buzzword these days, mistaking "the belief that events or the behavior of others can be influenced by one’s thoughts, wishes, or ritual", instead of being just one of the many aspects of Magical Action.Join me and Pam Grossman (of Phantasmaphile and the Witch Wave Podcast) on IG Live a... read more.

  • January 18, 2022

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog, Recipes

The wait is over! Apprentices across the globe are invited to a three-month, virtual apprenticeship! This is deep training, an apprenticeship in attuning to the spirit of nature, and thus, to your authentic Self with the help of common plants. We will learn effective remedies for familiar complaints ranging from belly aches to anxiety and Robin Rose Bennett will share favorite recipes that feature commonly available herbs. ... read more.

  • January 10, 2022

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog, Recipes

It was a couple days before the end of 2021, beginning of 2022 and I walked into the woods, keeping my promise to myself to do so every day...... read more.

  • January 04, 2022

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog, Recipes

Autumn is fully in the air now and this is the most important time to fortify your system in order to stay healthy as we prepare for the transition into the colder season of winter.... read more.

  • October 11, 2021

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog, Recipes

Everywhere I’ve gone this summer I’ve seen beautiful first and second year mullein plants, one of my favorite remedies for the respiratory system. That is, they are beautiful for a short while, then they are consumed by mullein weevils, an introduced bug from Europe, brought in to kill mulleins. The entire seed stalks go blacks and the leaves disintegrate, turning from a full and spongy soft texture and light green color to a dull brown, crumbling, disintegrating mess.... read more.

  • July 28, 2021

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog, Recipes

Please join me for these very special offerings right around the corner! All my classes are ONLINE, and available by recording afterward if you can't attend in real time. Check out my website for a full listing of events and classes. Green Witch Guide to Spiritual Activism Part II... ... read more.

  • March 30, 2021

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog, Recipes

Though I may not be the first herbalist that comes to mind for topical first aid medicine,I've actually had a good amount of successful experience with it. In addition to applications for wounds and bruises, topical herbal medicine offers another essential means of self-care.... read more.

  • February 02, 2021