WILD SPRING HERBS
Here is a list of wild herbs to start looking for very soon!
*Flowers will appear first, followed by leaves later on in the season (hence one of its names, Son-Before-the- Father"),
*Is a wonderful medicine for the lungs
*Very recognizable to most
*The root is a potent liver tonic while the leaves are great for the kidneys
*The flowers are used to make dandelion wine
*Contains silica which is known to be the beauty mineral for hair, skin, & nails
*Is a tonic to the genito-urinary system
*Has edible flowers
*Can be used internally & externally for many types of skin ailments
*Though they sting when touched, they can be steamed into a very delicious food
*Contains a high amount of iron & other
*May improve the quality & quantity of
a new mother's breast milk
To learn more about the culinary & medicinal uses of these plants, please join me for a "Wild Spring Herbs" Workshop at Avalon Gardens at 1199 Russia Rd. in Black Rock (contact me for more directions). Sunday, May 1, 2011, 12-2 pm. Cost: $20. To register: 680-8839, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.sisterlotus.com (Pay Pal available).