Welcome to the Mountain Hedgewitch Grand Opening! In this first official post, get the full introduction to the website, including opening the Cunning Folkery Shop doors, navigating the Veil Blog, and meeting the team!
Have you been keeping up on the blog’s Monthly Wort? If you haven’t, you should! Every month, The Veil Blog picks a new herb to learn about, delving into its history of human use, its place in ye olden and ye modern medicine, what mystical properties it serves in magic, and how to grow it! Each section is posted for each week in the month, so you get the most of all of them. However, if you just don’t have the time to go back and read, then check out THIS blog, where we do a short summary of the last four months of herbs!
Ever wonder what could spice up your bathing time? How can you soak in a meadow of colorful, wonderful smelling flowers while at home? I have the answer: Bath teas. Find out what makes bath teas so naturally fantastic and check out some of Mountain Hedgewitch’s favorite bath tea recipes. Follow the links to get some of your own!
How can a spiny, stinging plant be so good for your health? Find out in this Monthly Wort blog that talks about the benefits of having stinging nettle around.
Ouch! That hurts! What is that plant? Why, it’s nettle of course! What may look like an ordinary addition to any forest or field might just be one of the favored herbalism plants, stinging nettle! Read this blog to find out more about why that painful little plant can actually benefit your life.
If you haven’t had enough of Hawthorn, good news! You can grow it in your own yard. This blog is all about germinating, growing and harvesting from Hawthorn’s ever giving branches.