Jones Creek Trail – Random Plants

May 2013 Oregon Grape (Mahonia repens) Good digestive bitter. Some herbalists recommend against long-term use due to berberine alkaloids, which are strong anti-bacterial components of the root and twigs. Useful for external or internal infection – skin,...

Sand Canyon Plants

May 2013 1) Penstemon & Prickly Pear •Penstemon – Used as a flower essence for strength & perserverance during hardship. •Prickly Pear (Opuntia) -Used for hyperglycemia (high blood sugar).  Edible, but slimy like okra :) 2) Red Dock (Rumex hymenosepalus)...

Southside Community Garden

This past Saturday I had fun supplying and talking about medicinal plants for the Southside Community Garden on E 5th near 2nd. We planted Lavender, Roman Chamomile, Stinging Nettles, Chinese Skullcap, Hops, Yarrow, Tarragon, Comfrey, Cilantro, and Parsley. The garden...

Garden club of Durango

The Garden Club of Durango visited Osadha Herbal Wellness in April for a talk on medicinal and novel kitchen uses of common garden herbs. We squeezed over 20 people in!