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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…

Blog Plant Allies

St John’s Wort 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: Hypericum perforatum Plant family: Hypericaceae Identification: Short to medium…

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Skullcap 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: Scutellaria lateriflora (North America), Scutellaria galericulata (British…

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Betony 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: Betonica officinalis syn. Stachys officinalis Plant family: Lamiaceae…

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Vervain 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: Verbena officinalis Plant family: Verbenaceae Identification: Vervain’s leaves are…

Lavender blossoms in a green bowl
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Lavender 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: Lavendula species Plant family: Lamiaceae (mint family)…

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#JailBreak June

In Mid May, I launched Books for Bail Bonds – a two week fundraising drive where all proceeds of my books went towards the The Alachua County Bond Fund. Together, we raised $1316 USD! At the end of this…

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Books for Bail Bonds!

For the next two weeks ALL proceeds from the sales of The Prisoner’s Herbal and Overcoming Burnout books will go towards bail funds to get people free from jail! Why books for bail bonds? Money bail is a guarantee…

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Seed, Soil + Spirit BIPOC Scholarship Fund

Shabina Lafleur-Gangji and Stephanie Morningstar have launched a crowdcover to cover the cost of scholarships for Black, Indigenous and other racialized students for SEED, SOIL + SPIRT Herbal Medicine School. You can donate here: https://www.gofundme.com/f/seed-soil-spirit-bipoc-scholarship-fund About the Course (from…

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Urgent Appeal for COVID-19 Herbal Solidarity with Refugees

Donate to the crowdfunder here: https://gogetfunding.com/urgent-appeal-for-covid-19-herbal-solidarity-with-refugees/ For the last five years, Herbalists without Borders UK has maintained a presence in Northern France supporting refugees and migrants risking their lives to cross the British Border. This winter we have helped…

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COVID-19/ Prison Holistic Self Care & Protection

I was so moved to see that content from the Prisoner’s Herbal book has been used to produce this COVID-19/Prison Holistic Self Care and Protection guide that is being sent to prisoners in the United States. It was put…