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The Best Witch is Witch Hazel

Cassandra Stuart

Tags beauty, plant medicine

The Best Witch is Witch Hazel

If I were stranded on a deserted island, one of the things I’d want with me would be Witch Hazel. This multi-purpose miracle cleanser is high in tannins which reduces inflammation, heals and preserves the skin. Known as the “medicinal marvel with a funny name,” it really is the best witch! I use it for everything. Witch Hazel is used in many of our beauty care products and is made by boiling the bark and leaves of the North-American Witch Hazel shrub Hamamelis virginiana. I’ve never made my own but I trust the Thayers brand. It’s often combined with Aloe, allowing it to moisturize while...


Who knew Pepper's a fruit?

Cassandra Stuart

Tags nourishment, plant medicine

Who knew Pepper's a fruit?

Black pepper was once known as black gold because of its value. To this day it is the most common used spice (often accompanied with its partner-in-crime, Salt) Native to South India, Vietnam is the world’s biggest producer and exporter of pepper. Did you know that pepper’s a fruit? Peppercorns grow in drupes (a cluster of fruits) on a flowering vine. So technically they’re a fruit, who knew? When harvested and dried, the fruit is known as a peppercorn. Black pepper, green pepper and white pepper all come from the same fruit. Black pepper is the cooked and dried unripe fruit....