Want to age gracefully, balance blood sugar, and boost brain and cardiovascular health? The gooseberry should be part of your daily diet.
Herbal Focus: Black Walnut, Eastern (Juglans nigra)
Identify and harvest the tasty, nutritious Black Walnut, and learn more about its powerful medicinal uses. Tincture recipe included!
Amanita muscaria: A Legendary Mushroom With a Healthy Twist
How to locate, harvest, and prepare the impossible-to-miss Amanita muscaria mushroom safely during your foraging adventures!
Herbal Focus: Bilberry(Vaccinium myrtillus)
Bilberry is a powerhouse of nutrition and medicinal uses this is a berry that everyone should get to know!
Elevate Your Meals With These Healthy Condiments — Wild Food Recipe Included!
Explore a few of Nicole’s favorite go-to condiments that will elevate your meals to a whole new level of flavor and nutrition.
Herbal Focus: Yarrow(Achillea millefolium)
Yarrow is a wonder herb for infectious illness, wounds, dental pain, fever, menstrual complaints, anxiety, swellings, and more!
Herbal Focus: Cottonwood (Populus trichocarpa and P. deltoides)
Spring is just around the corner in the Pacific Northwest, which means it’s cottonwood bud season. Learn all about this medicinal powerhouse!
My #1 Go-To Herb for Avoiding Influenza, Colds, and Severe Respiratory Illness
Elderberry is one of the best antiviral herbs on the planet – it’s an all-around powerful remedy that should be in every medicine cabinet!
Natural Acne Remedies That Really Work!
A discussion of natural solutions for supporting healthy, clear skin, that work with the body, not against it.
My Top Herbal Remedies for Urgent Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief
Natural remedies and a shift in lifestyle practices can offer much-needed relief for people suffering from rheumatoid arthritis.
Need to brighten your outlook? Diet may hold the key.
Current research shows that diet can influence mental well-being and has uncovered some surprising correlations.
Ancient Herbal Remedies for Modern Times
Ancient herbal remedies are experiencing a strong resurgence today as people seek natural solutions for their health challenges.
Suffering from pain, inflammation, or insomnia? Wild lettuce may help
Wild lettuce (also known as opium or prickly lettuce) is an outstanding wild food and herbal remedy, famous for its ability to address pain.
Japanese Honeysuckle: Problematic Weed or Outstanding Herbal Remedy? You Decide.
Studies have shown Japanese Honeysuckle to exhibit immune boosting, anti-inflammatory, and anti-depressant health benefits.
Are you using counterfeit mushroom extracts? Here’s how to know the difference.
A discussion of mushroom extracts, ingredients, mycelium vs full fruiting bodies, and why the distinction matters in your supplements.
Herbal Focus: Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica)
Hello Stinging Nettle, goodbye allergies! More than just a prickly plant, this herb is nutrient dense, medicinal, and makes gorgeous fiber.
Why I Never Leave Home Without My Herbal Travel Pack DIY Bonus – How to make an herbal tincture
Nicole’s Travel Pack is a potent herbal trinity made up of Usnea Lichen and Elderberry Tinctures, and All-Purpose (First Aid) Salve.
My Best-Loved Herbal Remedies for Topical Use
Nicole shares some of her favorite healing botanicals for topical use, their benefits, and usage information.
Why Healing a Leaky Gut Should be a Top Priority for Health;
Plus: 6 Herbs for Leaky Gut
Leaky Gut Syndrome is associated with increased intestinal permeability. Learn more about herbal and diet support for this condition.
Aronia Berries, Ursolic Acid, and MS
Ursolic Acid is found in Aronia Berries, and new studies show it to be an exciting new area of Multiple Sclerosis research.