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,...
Calendula

Calendula

CALENDULA – Calendula officinalis Family: Asteraceae Native to Mediterranean Europe and grown in other countries from seed. Self-sows freely in sunny open situations with adequate water. Removing dead flower heads encourages more flowers and sturdy plants....
Chickweed

Chickweed

Stellaria media –Chickweed Chickweed likes to grow in dense, tangled mats low to the ground. It has pointed oval leaves that grow in pairs along the stem with fine hairs that will be present on only one side of the stem and star-shaped flowers. Stellaria comes from...