Plantain Herb: the anti-toxin

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Plantain herb is one of the first herbs that I ever used, and our success in treating poison ivy really fueled my interest in learning about herbal remedies.  At the bottom of this post, you’ll find the answer to the pop quiz from my last post on identifying plantain.  And stay tuned!  My next post in…

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Plant ID: Plantain

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Plantain herb is the first local plant that I learned to use, and this awesome herb is what got me started studying and using natural remedies.  It’s really an amazing little plant.  Today, I’m going to show you some tricks to identifying plantain. My next post will go into a lot more detail about its uses and…

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Plant ID: Poison Ivy Photos

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I took some poison ivy photos on our walk yesterday. The old addage, “Leaves of three, let it be,” is a general description of this itch inducing plant, but there are some non-poisonous three leaved varieties of plants as well One of the ways to tell poison ivy apart from other three leave plants is that…

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