Herbalist Robin Rose Bennett

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By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog, Videos

There is an older pagan holiday that predates this one and which more openly celebrated sexual heat than flowery romance. But it was ultimately turned into the Hallmark holiday that some enjoy and others dread. Some feel left out and lonely or judge themselves as “less-than” for being solo, others feel the pressure to “be romantic”on cue, and buy overpriced gifts, overbred roses, andlots of chocolate to prove their love.... read more.

  • February 15, 2022

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Interview, Videos

Free Plant Spirit Herbalism Summit: On Connecting with Plant Consciousness and the Healing Wisdom of Nature. ... read more.

  • April 26, 2021

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Interview, Videos

The first summit went so well, Derika did it again. See my interview here. ... read more.

  • April 23, 2021

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Videos

Coltsfoot (Tussilago farfara) Join me as I talk about harvesting, preparing and using Coltsfoot flowers!  ... read more.

  • April 13, 2021

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Recipes, Videos

Holy Basil (Ocimum sanctum (syn. O. tenuiflorum) - Also known as tulsi or tulasi, this herbaceous plant grows happily as a perennial in zones 10 and up. This delightfully aromatic plant is in the mint (Lamiaceae) family and thus related to sweet basil, spearmint, peppermint, rosemary, sage, savory, marjoram, oregano, hyssop, thyme, and lavender to name a few.... read more.

  • October 07, 2020

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Recipes, Videos

New England aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae) - A perennial plant in the Asteraceae family, and one of the last to bloom in the late summer and early fall. Being the late bloomers that they are, Native Americans named her It-Brings-the-Fall.... read more.

  • September 30, 2020

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Videos

Goldenrod (Solidago spp.) - The bright yellow spires of Goldenrod flowers hearkens the coming of fall. These beautiful edible golden blossoms provide a lovely color for natural fabric dyeing.... read more.

  • September 23, 2020

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Videos

Stone root (Collinsonia canadensis) - Nicknames: Hard Rock, Horse Weed, Knob Root, Heal All, Rich Weed, Clergyman’s friend. All parts used, root/rhizome internally and externally; roots, leaves and flowers externally only  ... read more.

  • September 16, 2020

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Videos

Poke (Phytolacca americana): A little goes a long way! - Also called poke, pokeweed, skoke, pocan, coakum, pokeberry, crowberry, bear-grape, pigeonberry, inkberry, American Spinach, cancer root, American nightshade, and jalap.... read more.

  • September 09, 2020

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Videos

Chaste tree (Vitex agnus-castus) - Also called Chaste tree berry, chasteberry, vitex, and monk's pepper. In the Lamiaceae or mint family, this beautiful flowering shrub is a well-known herb for supporting a woman’s cycles. It is native to the Mediterranean region and has over 2,000 years of recorded use!... read more.

  • August 19, 2020