Walk Like A Clinician Lessons Learned Working at the Ithaca Free Clinic #1 Patient Agency and Useful Questions I have been working as a clinical herbalist at the Ithaca Free Clinic for the past 12 years. It is a continual learning experience on many levels and from many perspectives. I recently started putting together some…(Read More)

     Introduction Anemone is a genus of beautiful flowering plants growing in various regions of the United States and other parts of the world. It is an unusual plant in its very specific and useful medicinal properties. The main use discussed here is its value in helping alleviate panic attacks.  Panic attacks This is…(Read More)

Introduction This is a photo blog of my attempt at removing burdock seeds from the sticky seed heads. There is also a description of how I plan to use these seeds as medicine. I have wanted to make medicine from them for a while, but was daunted by the task. This year I finally put…(Read More)

Introduction This article is about my herbal first aid bag. I am writing about it for two main reasons: First, with the accompanying photos and information I hope to persuade someone to make me a new version of this bag. And secondly, I hope this information is helpful for others who would like to make…(Read More)

A pre-story note; I wrote this as an article after I first gathered Jamaican dogwood in January 2007. I recently wildcrafted this plant again in January 2014, and decided to present this earlier edition as a blog with photos. I have avoided giving the exact whereabouts where I gather the Piscidia as I get…(Read More)