Tag Archives: Jenny McCartney

Herbal Focuses for the coming Fall: by Jenny McCartney

Share The season has certainly shifted here in Victoria this past couple weeks, with cooler nights, shorter days and the first leaves yellowing and falling from trees.  Now is the time to draw our excited and extroverted summer energy back … Continue reading

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Herb of the Month: Devil’s Club, Oplopanax Horridum

Share I just finished tincturing my spring-harvested Devil’s Club roots, much of which I will use in my ‘Guardian’ tincture formula (sold at Heart & Hands), and so I figured I’d feature this very special herb in June’s newsletter!  Without … Continue reading

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Plant Medicine for Lovers, Fighters & Troubled Times

Share A solid guide to protecting and strengthening our hearts and spirits by Jenny McCartney, Medical Herbalist. At the request of a good friend, this post is dedicated to those who are fighting for the land, it’s people, and the … Continue reading

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o shatavari, herbal empress

Share Shatavari’s blessing is not one of spiritual transcendence, or a blessing from high above, but a kind of embodiedness that brings us into the fat exuberance of being here; teaching us that heaven is neither below us or above … Continue reading

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Jenny McCartney, Medical Herbalist: Herbs for Love & Sex

Share Regardless of how you might feel about Valentines day– herbs, love and sex go well together, and so it only seems right to zero in on this synergistic triad this mid-February, and particularly the renowned herbal aphrodisiacs. So what … Continue reading

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