The Herbs

Our Lady’s Mantle (Alchemilla vulgaris)

Our Lady's Mantle for postpartum prolapse

I first became acquainted with Our Lady’s Mantle about 5 or 6 years ago through a series of classes at the Herbal Medic University (a fabulous school). The herbalist/midwife that led the family and women’s programs called it a “Wise Woman Herb” because the Wise Woman Healers in Europe and Asia have used it for …

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Herbal Interlude – True Solomon’s Seal

True Solomon's Seal

True Solomon’s Seal (Polygonatum multiflorum and other varieties) Family – Liliaceae I first became familiar with True Solomon’s Seal through a discussion with a friend We were talking about herbs to help relieve prolapsed organs. She suggested Solomon’s Seal root because of its uncanny ability to manage tendons and ligaments, whether too tight or too …

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Herbal Spotlight – Triphala (The Three Fruits)


Triphala, is an ancient Ayurvedic formula made up of a combination of three fruits, native to the Indian subcontinent. Amalaki (Emblica officinalis,) Bibhitaki, (Terminalia belerica,) and Haritaki (Terminalia chebulabelerica) are each outstanding healing plants individually. When put together, they produce one the best tonic and rejuvenative preparations in Ayurveda.  Table of Contents Add a header …

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