Herbalist Robin Rose Bennett

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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 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

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog

This magical weekend we'll stretch time as we learn from the plants, trees and each other. We'll engage in weed walking, meditating, and harvesting amid 450 forested acres only an hour from NY City...... read more.

  • May 26, 2017

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog

Plants can be used in special ways for Healing Magic, in spells and rituals, and to aid meditation. For instance, burning dried herbs or resins for their smoke and incense, drinking specific teas to help achieve distinct states of the mind, heart, body, or soul, and decorating an alter with fresh or dried plants, flowers, fruits, nuts or grains.... read more.

  • April 17, 2017

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog

There is nothing as empowering as making your own medicines. Crafting your own herbal preparations will save you lots of money, and you will feel healthier and happier than ever before.  ... read more.

  • March 27, 2017

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog

I came home from the fabulous sun and sea of Culebra, Puerto Rico and I don't know whether it was the crowds in the airport, the recirculated air in the packed airplane or the change in the weather (it’s always easier going from cold to hot, then from hot to cold), but within four days I got slammed with some version of the flu that nearly everyone has seemed to have gotten this winter. From one day to the next, I went from feeling absolutely great to having chills, a killer headache, heavy congestion... read more.

  • March 07, 2017

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog

If you read last week's blog, you know how amazing the Great Way to Start the Day Variation I , which had stinging nettles, hawthorn berries and sassafras leaves. If you missed it, be sure to go back and read that one first before learning all about variation II of this wonderful infusion. The Great Way to Start the Day Infusion is a magnificent tea to wake up to after it's steeped overnight. Even after you've decanted it, the tastes and chemical constituents keep blending and settling, and the infusio... read more.

  • February 27, 2017

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog

One of the most amazing herbs on Planet Earth has to be the common weed called stinging nettles. I use nettles regularly. It is like having herbal health insurance! Nettle is almost a panacea, with healing benefits for nearly every major body system - lymph, glandular, respiratory, skin, urinary, and cardiovascular. In the cardiovascular system its tonic and rejuvenating effects on the veins and arteries, along with its healing properties for the kidneys, make it a great herb to know. One story about stingi... read more.

  • February 22, 2017

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Blog

If you read the last blog post, I talked about my Healthy Heart Blend I. Today, I'd like to share with you my Healthy Heart Blend II. In celebration of Valentine's Day this week, I thought sharing my heart healthy recipes could add to your heart/love filled week. This infusion is useful for an ailing cardiovascular system, or to help maintain a healthy one. The blend of herbs will provide medicinal benefits for the heart muscle itself, while each of the herbs improves circulation and helps the lungs. Linden... read more.

  • February 16, 2017