Reishi mushroom refers to a grouping of Ganoderma species. Ling Zhi, the one most commonly used in...Read More
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Kings, Gods, and Immortaility in the Fungal World...what connects them? A little, woody tree-dwelling fungi commonly known as Reishi. Reishi, […] Read this article and all of our other Herbal Nerd Society Content. Become...Read More
Herbal Nerd Society Exclusive Article Passion Flower is the general name for a variety of Passiflora species. Passiflora incarnata is […] Read this article and all of our other Herbal Nerd Society Content. Become a Member...Read More
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Too often, herbalists refer to Spearmint and her close relations as “Mint.” It’s sad, in my opinion, because the mint family is wide and varied, like the variety you get at a grand family reunion. There’s subtle differences between each of them, which gives experts a leg-up when formulating with them.Read More
Herbal Nerd Society Exclusive ArticleFor centuries, we humans have had a love-it or hate-it relationship with Licorice. Have you met anyone who doesn’t have a strong opinion on the taste of black licorice candy or, for that matter, Jaegermeister?
If you’ve sided with the supporters of this sweet, slightly spicy and oh-so distinctly flavored root, you’re not alone…Read More
Modern herbalists turn to Elder during flu and cold season as a powerful preventative and cure....Read More
Saint John’s Wort pops up in the spring, just in time to start absorbing the growing solar rays. At Mid-summer, just when the Sun’s rays are the strongest, herbalists across the Western world harvest the flowering tops from this weedy herb.Read More
This month’s herb is Dandelion, one of our favorites. It is versatile, abundant, powerful, and good for what ails us. Thi article features our herb of the month video and a curated list of articles, Herbal Nerd Society content, podcasts, and recipes. We hope you enjoy.Read More
That minty weed threatening to take over your garden may well be Lemon Balm, aka Melissa. The good news is, Lemon Balm is a tasty forage food modern herbalists adore for more than it’s flavor. Lemon Balm’s lemony fresh flavor belies it’s power to help us fight off viruses, including shingles and chicken pox.Read More
Herbal Nerd Society Content: This is a curated page of posts about Lavender. You will find recipes, podcasts, articles, and other special content for Society Members in one convenient place.Read More
Welcome to the Herb of the Month. This page is available to all and is a sample of what the Herbal Nerd Society Members get extra each month. This page has a special video, curated articles, and recipes based on the month’s herb.Read More
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