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30 Days of Women and Herbs – Frauendreissiger – Nr. 11

(Deutsche Version unter der Englischen) St. John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum) This plant has been known as an anti-depressive for millennia. Back then, folks said that it expels bad spirits and demons, which are referred to as depression today. Same difference. … Continue reading

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30 Days of Women and Herbs – Frauendreissiger – Nr. 4

(Deutsche Version unter der englischen) This fourth plant in the series is a typical Druid herb. Groundpine (Lycopodium clavatum) The scientific name means Wolf’s Paw, whereas the German name, Bärlapp, means Bear’s Paw. So, the people of the classical period … Continue reading

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30 Days of Women and Herbs – Frauendreissiger – Nr. 2

(Deutsche Version unter der Englischen) And on we go with the herbs, this one an example for herbs that are typically collected at the Summer Solstice, though. Before I get into details, here’s a nice lore about witches and herbs, … Continue reading

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