March 19, 2014 Calendar Entry

We hope that you have been enjoying Herbal Roots Zine’s activities this month! We have made a Witch Hazel Extract and a Witch Hazel Distillate. We have crafted Witch Hazel Fairies. We have read about how Witch Hazel finally began to appreciate her gifts. In the Botany section, we studied her parts. Yesterday, we sang her [...]

January 22, 2014 Calendar Entry

How have you been enjoying Lemon with your family and friends? We have started an extract, an enfleurage, and some bitters. We have made some Hot Lemonade, sketches, secret ink, and a Lemon Face Mask. We have learned about his story and physical appearance. We hope that you liked reviewing with the crossword puzzle. Yesterday, we sang [...]

December 25, 2013 Calendar Entry

How have you been enjoying Vanilla this month? We have started a Vanilla extract. We have made a Vanilla flower. We have crafted an After Dinner Brew, a Feverish Tea Blend, Vanilla Oil, and some Vanilla Cherry cough drops. We have learned about her story. We reviewed what we learned with a crossword puzzle. Yesterday, we [...]

October 23, 2013 Calendar Entry

We have been studying Crampbark for the last few weeks. We have made Crampbark extract, electuary, chai, and oil. Which recipe has been your favorite so far? We hope that you have liked learning more about him in the Botany section, as well. What did you think about his story and song? For more fun, [...]

August 21, 2013 Calendar Entry

How are you enjoying Milk Thistle this month? What has been your favorite activity? We have made Milk Thistle Extract and Thistle Cordage. We have studied her many parts in the botany section. We have learned about how her leaves became milky veined in the lore section. We have sung “Silybum Marianum”. We have even [...]

July 24, 2013 Calendar Entry

For the last few weeks, we have been discovering California Poppy. We have made California Poppy extract, compress, essence, and tea. We have learned about California Poppy’s leaves and flowers in the Botany section. We have read her story, sung her  song, and completed the crossword puzzle. We hope that you have enjoyed your discoveries [...]

February 20, 2013 Calendar Entry

In February, we have made drawings of Onion, an Onion Tincture, and Onion Vinegar so far. What has been your favorite activity? Did you take any pictures? If so, we would love to see them! Thanks for helping to creating the community here at Herbal Roots Zine! If you would like to share your photos [...]

December 19, 2012 Calendar Entry

For the last couple of weeks, we have been having adventures with Nutmeg. We have made Nutmeg Massage Oil, Nutmeg Face Mask, and Nutmeg Tea. We have learned about the various plant parts in the Botany section. We have discovered the lore of Nutmeg. We have even had a chance to review what we have [...]