Herbalist Robin Rose Bennett

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By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog

People of good conscience everywhere are reeling from current events in the world that mirror the challenges in our own psyches and relationships, writ large. I love to quote Joanna Macy: "I wanted to change the world. I changed myself and the world changed." None of us could possibly heal alone, nor change the world alone, nor are we meant to. Plants are part of our community of healers, so please let them help you strengthen, nourish, and support yourself, so together we can do the same for our world and... read more.

  • September 20, 2017

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog

This medicinal, culinary oil can be used for dipping whole-grain bread, topping pasta, drizzling onto cheese and crackers....... read more.

  • August 27, 2017

By Robin Bennett, Posted in

One of my favorite nervines is St. J’s wort. I turn to this bushy, yellow-and-red flowering herb for loosening up muscular tension in the neck and shoulder, and for soothing and repairing nerves, more than for its most celebrated contemporary use as an herb for mild to moderate depression...... read more.

  • August 02, 2017

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog

Two weeks ago, I taught Healing Spices at NY Open Center. The class was made up of 20+ eager students who were ready to learn and share. I spoke about how basil is an effective anti-depressant...... read more.

  • August 01, 2017

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog

The other volunteers and I put a lot of time and love into the Native and Wild Medicinal plant garden (aka Douglass Memorial Garden) the past couple of weeks and it is looking so beautiful! Come join us....... read more.

  • August 01, 2017

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog

There are many species of lavender, and any aromatic species can be used. I grow Lavandula angustifolia in my garden for harvesting, and usually grow a few different varieties to experiment with. Lavender is not an herb that grows wild in the northeastern United States. Lovely lavender calms the nervous system...  ... read more.

  • July 14, 2017

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog

Nourishing the musculoskeletal system is as important as nourishing any other. The best way to do this is with food, herbs, and exercise, although some supplements may be necessary, depending on the pearson, the history, etc. Mineral-rich infusion are vital for nourishing....... read more.

  • June 27, 2017

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Videos

Wild carrot (Daucus carota), also known as Queen Anne's lace...... read more.

  • June 25, 2017

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Interview

On this episode of Precipice we will speak with writer, herbalist, and teacher Robin Rose Bennett, founder of Wisewoman Healing Ways - Herbal Medicine and EarthSpirit Teachings. We discuss listening to the wisdom of the body...... read more.

  • June 19, 2017

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog

Linden is not only a popular wildflower for making honey, but is a "honey" of a tree. Linden opens the emotional and spiritual heart even as it improves cardiovascular circulation. If you are willing...  ... read more.

  • June 12, 2017