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Ukraine Herbal Solidarity

The Prisoner's Herbal

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Rest in Power Ellen Percival

I just wrote this post on instagram but I’m aware that there are a lot of people who don’t use social media or instagram specifically: I’m so sorry if you’re finding out via an IG post, Ellen had SO…

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Propaganda by the Seed Podcast Interview

Last week, I had the pleasure of being interviewed on the Propaganda by the Seed podcast which is a collaboration between Aaron Parker of Edgewood Nursery and Tim Holland aka Sole of The Solecast podcast. Check out all the…

Blog Call-outs for Solidarity

Ukraine Herbal Solidarity Update

Content warning – explicit invasion related content I just got home from Poland a couple of days ago. I’m exhausted and struggling to process all the hellish stories I heard during my time at our herbal space. An incredible…

Ukraine Herbal Solidarity
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Ukraine Herbal Solidarity – Please support!

Find the page with full details here: https://solidarityapothecary.org/ukraine/ Please donate to the crowdfunder here: https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/p/ukraine-herbal-solidarity What is happening? This page has been created six days into the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian military. Over a million people have…

Becoming a herbalist Blog

2021 Review

The mission of the Solidarity Apothecary is to use plant medicines to materially support revolutionary struggles and communities with plant medicines to strengthen collective autonomy, self-defence and resilience to climate change, capitalism and state violence. Each year I review…

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The Herbal Bandanas are back!

Last year, we made these beautiful herbal bandanas for a Herbalists without Borders fundraiser. After lots of requests, I have brought them back! All proceeds raised from these beautiful herbal bandanas go towards sustaining the Solidarity Apothecary and the…

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The Queer Animals are here!

One of my most beloved friends, Kes Otter Lieffe and her illustrating partner in crime Anja Van Geert have produced the cutest queer colouring book ever (plus cards!) and are fundraising for the Solidarity Apothecary!!!!! About the Queer Animals…

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Winter Posting Dates

I am taking a few weeks break from posting books to prisoners and people who order them on the outside. I really appreciate your interest! All are still available as e-books (pdfs available to download). Find them in the…

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Solidarity Apothecary Events in Glasgow

Wednesday 20th October: Prison, PTSD & Herbalism Workshop This is a private workshop for people part of the Sisco project in Glasgow. The workshop will introduce some of the plants from the Prisoner’s Herbal book. It will be a…

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Herbal Support During Medical Abortion Project

About the Project Medical abortion is the termination of an early pregnancy using pharmaceutical medications. These are most commonly supplied by a registered doctor in an abortion clinic, however, some people may access the medication in different settings where…

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Summer Posting Dates

I am taking a few weeks break from posting books to prisoners and people who order them on the outside. I really appreciate your interest! All are still available as e-books (pdfs available to download). Find them in the…

Derry Bookfair Workshop
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Talk at Derry Radical Bookfair

This weekend, I’ve the got the honour of talking at Derry Radical Bookfair. There are some great online events happening including a talk about Ben Fletcher, The Life & Times of a Black Wobbly and a screening of the film…

Solidarity Apothecary 2020 Review
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2020 Review

In January 2019, I set ten goals for the Solidarity Apothecary. Like the rest of the world, many of these were knocked sideways by the coronavirus pandemic. We saw the world set on fire with uprisings and rebellions from…

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Important – Winter Posting Dates

The Solidarity Apothecary is completely dependant on grassroots fundraising, such book sales and merchandise. It’s also a one-femme show and sadly I’m not able to post things every day like amazon! These are the posting dates for December: Friday…

The Medicinal Herb Colouring Book
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Launching the Medicinal Herb Colouring Book!

I am so excited to announce the launch of the Medicinal Herb Colouring Book! 50 beautiful illustrations of common plants and descriptions of their medicinal properties. Order your physical copy for £10 here Order a digital download for £3…

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Queer Holiday Greeting Cards

My amazing friend Kes Otter Lieffe and talented illustrator, Anja Van Geert have created the most gorgeous Queer Holiday Greeting Cards. 60¢ from every pack of cards sold will go to support the Solidarity Apothecary. About the cards 4…

Lavender Oil
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Lavender Oil available now!

Infused lavender oil is available now in the store: https://solidarityapothecary.org/product/lavender-oil/ Now available – English-grown Lavender infused in olive oil from Palestine. Sales of the oil enable it to be donated to people experiencing state violence. So far lavender oil…