Herb of the Week: Valerianby
Lucky V.Valerian is one the most popular herbs used in medicine preparation. Studies have proved that valerian is an efficient supplement for insomnia and anxiety.
A native from Europe, valeriana officinalis...
pink/reddish flowers. The roots of the plant contain the active ingredients, which are harvested and dried, after the second year of growth of the plant.
Valerian is also known as: All-Heal, Amantilla...
Friday Flowers: Flowers in Winterby
Ruth K.Flowers in Winter
How strange to greet, this frosty morn,
In graceful counterfeit of flower,
These children of the meadows, born
Of sunshine and of showers!
Friday Flowers: "Flower Children"by
Bundled up for the cold
I grew up in the days of the Flower Children of the 1960's when flowers became a generational symbol of peace and love. We speak of the "flower of youth" which develops...