August 14, 2013 Calendar Entry

Have you had an opportunity to check out the books on the Reference and Resource Page? If not, turn to page 38 for for a list of books about Milk Thistle. Then come back here to let us know which book is the most interesting to you. Which book would you choose to take home […]

August 13, 2013 Calendar Entry

Good morning! We are so happy that you could join us this week! Today, we are going to read about how Milk Thistle was found. On pages 21, you will meet a very brave and compassionate sister named Zanthe. With her help, Icelos, her brother began to heal from a sickness that was leaving him […]

August 9, 2013 Calendar Entry

We hope that you had a chance to look through the glossary yesterday. Now, it is time to learn some botany about Milk Thistle. Did you know that her seeds are actually her fruits? They are called achenes. To find out more, turn to page 19.  When you are finished reading about her, turn to the […]

August 8, 2013 Calendar Entry

Antineoplastic. Demulcent. Emmenagogue. Throughout the zine, there are words that may or may not be familiar with all of our readers. For those of you who need to have a dictionary on hand to get through the “all about” section, we have included a glossary on pages 14 and 15. What do you think? Do […]

August 7, 2013 Calendar Entry

We hope that you have found Milk Thistle in your area. Yesterday, we learned about how to harvest her seeds. Today, we are expanding our knowledge by focusing on the stems of Milk Thistle. Turn to page 30 for directions on how to harvest them. Pages 31 and 32 will walk you through how to […]

August 6, 2013 Calendar Entry

One of our family’s favorite activities is to search for the herb of the month.  Sometimes, we find it in our own backyard.  Other times, we have to be on the look out while playing in parks,  driving on roads more or less traveled,  and on hikes. This month, Milk Thistle’s bright pink flowers have […]

August 1, 2013 Calendar Entry

Good morning! Happy August from all of us at Herbal Roots Zine! This month we are going to explore Milk Thistle. For those of you who have experienced this herb, how would you describe her personality? For those of you who are new to Milk Thistle, how would you describe her features? Turn to page […]