Herbalist Robin Rose Bennett

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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

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Videos

St. J’s Wort (Hypericum androsaemum) - Also called Tutsan, Shrubby St. John's Wort, and sweet-amber. Widely known for its ability to help mild-to-moderate depression, this beautiful ally also offers the gifts of skin protection, pain relief and nerve repair and is a potent antiviral.... read more.

  • August 13, 2020

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Videos

Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca) - Join me among my motherwort patch! The lion-hearted! She is heart easing, emotion soothing, anxiety reducing and provides relief for menstrual cramps.... read more.

  • June 17, 2020

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Videos

Rose (Rosa spp.) - Lovely rose! She balances our hormones and strengthens our hearts.  ... read more.

  • June 10, 2020

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Videos

Red Clover (Trifolium pratense) ?? “Oh, darling Red Clover, Who doesn't like you? You're gorgeous and tasty And lymph clearing too.... read more.

  • June 03, 2020