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Solidarity Apothecary 2020 Goals

Solidarity Apothecary Impact Goals Below are my ten goals for 2020 for the Solidarity Apothecary: 1. Get 5000 copies of the Prisoner’s Herbal to prisoners worldwide In 2020 I am going to seriously step up my distribution of the…

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Hawthorn Plant Profile

Please note these plant profiles are a work in progress. I will always be adding to them as I keep learning about the amazing world of plant medicine. Botanical Overview Latin name: Crataegus monogna Plant family: Rosaceae (rose family)…

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Lemon Balm Plant Profile

Please note these plant profiles are a work in progress. I will always be adding to them as I keep learning about the amazing world of plant medicine. Botanical Overview Latin name: Melissa officinalis Plant family: Lamiaceae (Mint family)…

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Burdock Plant Profile

Please note these plant profiles are a work in progress. I will always be adding to them as I keep learning about the amazing world of plant medicine. Botanical Overview Latin name: Arctium lappa (Greater Burdock), Arctium minor (Lesser…

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Book review for The Prisoner’s Herbal

I was so moved to recieve this book review from Dana L Woodruff, an incredible herbalist that I have admired from afar because of her explicit practical mutual aid with prisoners, people experiencing violence on the borders and more.…

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2019 Review

2019 Annual Review What went well? My fantasy of a little plants and prison zine turned into a book! I published the Prisoner’s Herbal Book in September 2019 and it became a bigger and more beautiful project than I…

Blog Call-outs for Solidarity

Herbalists without Borders Winter Calais Campaign

Please donate to the Herbalists without Borders Winter Calais Campaign! Find the link here: https://gogetfunding.com/herbalists-without-borders-winter-calais-campaign/ The need: We are witnessing a mass movement of displaced people that is unprecedented in our lifetime. Towns and cities in Northern France and…

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Herbal Solidarity for the Anti Badger Cull Sabs

Below is what was included in my herbal packages send to Hunt Sab groups around the country that are sabbing the badger cull this winter. If your groups would like to recieve a package in 2020 please email info@solidarityapothecary.org…

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Buy the Prisoner’s Herbal Ebook!

The Prisoner’s Herbal is now available as an Ebook! We are selling it in advance of the printed copies to help fundraise to get the books to prisoners. Every copy of the Ebook sold will pay for a book…

Overcoming Burnout

Overcoming Burnout, Part 1 – Confronting Denial

This blog was originally hosted at Empty Cages Design.org as part of a series on Overcoming Burnout from 2016-2017. It has now been turned into a book that is available at: https://solidarityapothecary.org/overcomingburnout/ This piece has felt hard to write,…

Blog Medicine Making Recipes

How to make Rose Petal Glycerite

One of my favourite medicines that I have been making this summer is Rose Petal Glycerite. Rose petals are a fantastic resource for the nervous system and a very cooling remedy for hot, inflamed conditions. You can read a…

Overcoming Burnout

Overcoming Burnout, Part 7 – Composting Grief

This blog was originally hosted at Empty Cages Design.org as part of a series on Overcoming Burnout from 2016-2017. It has now been turned into a book that is available at: https://solidarityapothecary.org/overcomingburnout/ I knew it was inevitable that I…