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Spring Plantain Herbal Infusion | The School of Aromatic Studies

It’s finally spring and all around there are cleavers, violet flowers, chickweed, plantain, and a few other early spring medicinal plants in the area around us. I am sure if you look around your yard or in a field yet to be touched by modern-day‘ weed killers’ you will stumble upon plantain.  Today we… Continue Reading Source: Spring Plantain Herbal

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HSA Webinar: Shedding Light on the Solanaceae: An Exploration of Our Relationship with Nightshades

Originally posted on The Herb Society of America Blog:
by Jen Munson, HSA Education Chair The nightshade family of plants sounds ominous  – how could it not with the use of the words night and shade? The official name of this family is Solanaceae, and these plants are characterized by the shape of the flower, which in some cases feature…

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Chervil – Herb of the Month

Originally posted on The Herb Society of America Blog:
by Maryann Readal Chervil, Anthriscus cerefolium, is similar to parsley but has a milder, anise flavor. It is sometimes called French parsley or garden parsley. The Romans named it cherifoliu, the ‘cheri’ part meaning delight and the ‘folium’ part meaning leaves—the joy of leaves. Chervil is important in French cuisine, where it…

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