Elecampane Monograph

Elecampane Monograph

Elecampane: reclaiming your breath Latin: Inula helenium Family: Asteraceae or Compositae Folk names: elfdock or elf-doc (Danish), elfwort, scabwort, olandswartzel (PA Dutch), alantwurzel (German), wild sunflower, horseheal, horse elder, nurseheal, velvetdock, yellow...
Motherwort

Motherwort

Heather Sage has always been drawn to the microcosm, with an unquenchable curiosity and affection for the insect, plant and fungi kin who – if not actively reviled or mined for their use – often go unnoticed. In addition to being a current ESHM student,...
TIGER CANE

TIGER CANE

Dave Jeffries is a chef, wildcrafter, and student of the Eclectic School of Herbal Medicine.  He also does a garden work-study here at Wellspring Mountain Genus and Species: Polygonum cuspidatum (formerly Fallopia japonica) Family: Polygonaceae (Buckwheat family)...
Comfrey and Liver Damage

Comfrey and Liver Damage

  There are a number of cases of liver damage from taking Comfrey. This isn’t a theoretical issue. ┬áSome people died. Some people had liver failure. Can you use Comfrey internally responsibly for certain issues? Probably, depending on the person, the...