How to make a Healing Herbal Pain Relieving Salve

Lately, we have been experiencing a lot of aches and pains in my house. The cool damp weather of our new location has Mr. JEM and I stiff and achy. Our 4 children seem to be suffering from growing pains … Continue reading

An Herbalist’s Point of View: Catnip (nepeta cateria)

Disclaimer Catnip (nepeta cateria) Family: Lamiaceae (mints) Also known as: Catmint, Catswort, Field balm Catnip is native to central Europe but is now naturalized across Northeastern U.S. and parts of Canada. Catnip can grow up to 2-3 feet wide and … Continue reading