Herbalist Robin Rose Bennett

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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, Interview

Robin Rose Bennett founded WiseWoman Healing Ways in the late 1980s. She is a writer, an herbalist, a green witch, an activist and a WiseWoman. We chat with Robin and find out more about her wonderfully wise and green world.... read more.

  • December 29, 2021

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog

  Ritual is an essential part of life. It grounds and connectsus to the ongoing cycles and seasons of our lives,and to community. For some, the rituals they were raised withfeel meaningful and supportive. However, for many,the rituals they were raised with no longer speak to themand can feel stale or obligatory.   ?? Winter Solstice Ritual Celebration?? Every year I light Hanukkah candles in my tree of life menorah to honor my physical ancestors and give thanks for blessings. To do this in a... read more.

  • December 21, 2021

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog

Hello Friends! Looking into the mirror of nature... ?????? The medicinal blessings of the plant people begin with their more obvious physical gifts. When we are in need of those gifts, we are surely grateful to have access to them, whether comfrey is being applied as a poultice to help heal a sprained ankle, or someone is sipping a cup of rosemary tea to prevent or soothe a migraine headache. But plant medicine runs deeper than physical constituents; plants are more than the sum of their visible parts,... read more.

  • November 16, 2021

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog

I was walking my friend to her car in my driveway. Every month or two I receive a massage from her, and that day she had stayed for a lovely outdoor dinner on my patio at the edge of the forest. We had multigrain pizza with veggies! ... read more.

  • November 02, 2021

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

I had the golden opportunity to offer three outdoor classes last week! I guest-taught for Midsummer Farm's herbal medicine program. Barbara Laino grows and sells so many kinds of plants it makes my head spin (in the best possible way) and she offers short and long courses including a year-long permaculture series. We all had a great afternoon... read more.

  • October 06, 2021

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog

I am wishing you a beautiful autumn equinox (or spring equinox in the southern hemisphere). At this time when the length of the day and night are in perfect harmony, it is a profoundly helpful time for centering yourself...for dancing with both the dark and the light within you. ... read more.

  • September 21, 2021

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog

The wheel of the year is turning as one season is turning toward the next … and it is also the New Moon … and Rosh Hashanah - Jewish New year, when we dip apples in honey and say blessings for a sweet new year. You don’t need to be Jewish to enjoy this lovely ritual!... read more.

  • September 07, 2021

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog

Join me as I clean the dandelion leaf and root that I harvested from my garden.  ... read more.

  • August 17, 2021