Category: Herbal Medicine

Guido Mase

When I Met Guido Masé

The first time I met Guido Masé was after I had already invited him to teach at the first Allies for Plants and People Symposium …

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Chocolate, Intimacy and the Heart by Guido Masé

Love, death, rebirth – such is the cycle of fertility and renewal. Perhaps none knew this better than the Mesoamerican cultures that dwelled in present-day …

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What Herbs Teach Us by Guido Masé

The following are some thoughts that were part of Guido Masé’s presentation to the Bastyr community during the Herb and Food Fair. Re-published with his …

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Stocking Your Home Medicine Kit

The key to using natural remedies against common winter-time illnesses is catching initial symptoms and having the right remedy at arm’s length. Recognizing symptoms early …

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Yarrow: A Warrior Healer

A common wildflower across the United States, yarrow’s white-to-pink flowers are easy to spot in fallow fields and roadsides. The leaves of this medicinal plant …

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Getting Hipsey with Roses

Last year I started what I hope will expand into a medicinal botanical sanctuary. Besides the classic culinary herbs, rosemary, sage and thyme, which make …

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Make Friends with Mullein

In the “Back 20” we have a field of uncultivated wildness. I love to wander there in the early morning. The Farmer, my hub, has …

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Herbal Medicine: the Thread that Connects Us to Nature by Guido Masé

I am an endless optimist. I believe we can have access to the amazing technologies we’ve developed, and stay sustainable, too – but only if …

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Cacao, Love and the Heart by Guido Masé

Love, death, rebirth – such is the cycle of fertility and renewal. Perhaps none knew this better than the Mesoamerican cultures that dwelled in present-day …

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Remembering to Listen with Ginkgo

My husband and I took a day off together.  A rare thing for us in the summer, since he spends many hours farming and farmer’s-marketing. …

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