Mullein

Mullein

Verbascum thapsus. Family: Scrophularia Originating from Europe and Western Asia, Mullein (Verbascum thapsus) has been introduced to America and Australia and has successfully naturalized across the globe. In Australia, this hardy biennial plant thrives in open, drier...
Lion’s Mane

Lion’s Mane

Lion’s Mane mushroom stands out among the many health-boosting fungi, renowned for its versatility in the kitchen and centuries-long traditional use. Its unique appearance, resembling creamy dangly threads, hides a subtle seafood-like flavour when fresh. Today, it’s...
Black Horehound

Black Horehound

Ballota Nigra – Black Horehound, is a native European herb that has found its way to various corners of the world. This perennial plant thrives in temperate regions, boasting both medicinal and ecological significance. Originally from Europe, Iran, and...
Dandelion

Dandelion

DANDELION – Taraxacum Officinale Family: Asteraceae Temperate weed from the Northern Hemisphere, naturalised in New Zealand and Australia, on wasteland, river flats, pastures, grasslands, lawns, and gardens. Self-sows freely. Plants grown in deep, moist soil...
Self-Heal

Self-Heal

Prunella vulgaris – Self-heal, Heart of the Earth You will find this herb in the field, amongst all the other wild spring greens. Prefers a wet habitat and is easy to spot in summer when it’s flowering. I have found it wonderful for reducing heat, inflammation,...