For this herbal education series, I’m choosing to start with Kami McBride because enrolling in her Handcrafted Healing Herbal Oils course in 2020 was one of the most pivotal decisions of my career as an herbalist. As for most of us, looking back on that year is a blur that was unlike any other in […]
I have found the topical uses for most plants are quite fragmented and, frankly, lacking a lot of the time. Even the most robust Materia Medica often has a maximum of about three sentences on the topical uses and preparations for a given plant, and the information is so baked into the content it can
Herbal body oils are not essential oils. They are made through a simple extraction process of infusing the whole herb directly into a carrier oil such as olive oil, whereas essential oils are the extraction of only the volatile oils of a plant through the process of distillation.