March 2014 – Wondrous Witch Hazel

march14cover

This month we’ll be learning all about Witch Hazel! An often recognized name, Witch Hazel can be found in just about every drugstore, grocery store and department store that sells personal care products, usually right next to the rubbing alcohol and peroxide.

branch4

This wonderful herb is much more than just a bottle of extract sitting on the drugstore shelf, however.  Herbalists all over the world use the twigs, bark, branches and flowers for making medicine for treating varicose veins, acne, sore throats, diarrhea and much more.

butterfly

Learn about the versatility of this wonderful late autumn and winter blooming tree in this issue of Herbal Roots zine. We’ll explore her astringent, cooling nature with games, stories, puzzles, crafts, recipes and more.

treefairy

Wondrous Witch Hazel Table of Contents:

Note to Parents
Supply List
Calendar
Herb Spirit
All About Witch Hazel
Herbal Glossary
Scramble, Search and More: Word Search, Circle the Energetics, Word Scramble, Remedy Matchups
Herbal Botany
Herbal Lore: A Lesson for Hamamelis
Songs and Poems: Witch Hazel, Witch Hazel; a haiku
Herbal Recipes: Witch Hazel Distillate, Witch Hazel Extract, Mouthwash, Witch Hazel Cooling Spray,  Compress, Fomentation, Poultice or Plaster?, Witch Hazel Decoction
Coloring Page
Herbal Crafts: Leaf rubbing/drawing of Witch Hazel, Witch Hazel Fairies
Maze: Find Your Way Through the Witch Hazel Leaf
Journal: Write your thoughts, medicine making notes and other information about your month with Witch Hazel
Crossword Puzzle
Resources

flower1

46 pages from Cover to Cover. This month only, $3.99. After March 31, 2014, the price will go up to $7.99.

Add to Cart
View Cart

Or, you can subscribe for an entire year of Herbal Roots zine for just $47.

Not ready to purchase yet? Sign up for our free monthly newsletter and receive an issue of Herbal Roots zine for free! The link is on the left hand column.

 

2 Responses to “March 2014 – Wondrous Witch Hazel”

  1. 1
    Christopher Sigle

    This is fantastic. We picked up some seeds over the winter and will be germinating them in the next week or so.
    ALSO, we came across a number of variety’s of Eucalyptus we are excited to start as-well.

  2. 2
    Christopher Sigle

    Stay Cool, Stay Green, Stay Inspired.


Want to Leave a Reply?