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April 11, 2014 Calendar Entry

For a tasty liver tonic, try Chicory Root Syrup? It helps to clear toxins and encourage bile flow aiding in digestion. The syrup even helps to stimulate the appetite. Turn to page 30 for the recipe! With such a yummy and healthy syrup, be prepared to share the recipe and some Chicory knowledge with your […]

April 10, 2014 Calendar Entry

Today, let’s open up our journals! You will find some journal space on pages 45 and 46 in your zine. For today’s journal entry, describe Chicory. If you were to take a magnifying glass and held it up to his stem, leaves, and flowers, what would you observe about them? Notice the image above. What […]

April 9, 2014 Calendar Entry

Did you know that Chicory is not only medicinal but nutritional too? Chicory contains Vitamin A (as well as C, E, and K), Folate, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Riboflavin, Thiamine, Calcium, Choline, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium, and Zinc! To think that most people think he is a common weed. Try some of his leaves […]

April 8, 2014 Calendar Entry

Good morning! It is so good to see you at Herbal Roots Zine! What do you think of the giveaway from yesterday? Can you believe that our friends at Attar Herbs and Spices are gifting us with 2 half pound packages of roasted Chicory root to give away to one of our lucky readers? There’s […]

April 4, 2014 Calendar Entry

We hope that you have found some Chicory flowers! Today, we’re going to be making a Chicory crown! To begin, turn to page 42 for the supply list and directions. Once you get started, the crown will be ready in a few short moments. Where will you wear your crown? Will you be yourself or […]

April 3, 2014 Calendar Entry

Let’s turn to pages 45 and 46. It’s journal time! What is the first sentence that you would write about Chicory? What do you think of his taste? We are looking forward to reading your comments below or on our facebook page!

April 2, 2014 Calendar Entry

What is Chicory’s botanical name? Turn to the All About Chicory section on page 9 to find out! Then try to make as many words as you can out of the letters. How many words did you write down? Post the words in the comments section below or on our facebook page! Let’s see how […]

April 1, 2014 Calendar Entry

Welcome to April! Our herb this month is Chicory. Have you seen him about? Look for plants with blue to purple flowers and leaves with a hairy underside. If you find him and can gather his roots, you will be well on your way to begin making your very own Chicory Extract! The extract is […]

April 30, 2013 Calendar Entry

We hope that you have enjoyed learning more about Peach this month. On page 7, we recorded our thoughts before we began our explorations. Now, it is time to turn to page 8 and fill out the second part of the Herbal Spirits section. What color is this Herbal Spirit? You can get your own […]

April 26, 2013 Calendar Entry

It is time to review what we have learned about Peach this month! On page 13, you will find the word search. What is your favorite word associated with Peach? You can get your own copy of this month’s issue of “Peach Provides” right here: Or, you can subscribe for an entire year of Herbal […]

April 25, 2013 Calendar Entry

Throughout “Peach Provides”, April’s zine, there are beautifully detailed pictures of Peach’s twigs, leaves, and flowers. We hope that you have enjoyed them! Today, the drawings will come alive with a bit of felt, floss, twigs, and paint. We are going to make our very own Peach Blossoms. The picture above will work as a […]

April 24, 2013 Calendar Entry

For the last few weeks, we have been exploring Peach. We have made Peach Shrub, Peach Elixir, and Peach Oil. We have learned about Peach’s leaves, flowers, and fruits in the Botany section. We have read Peach’s story, sung Peach’s song, and completed the crossword puzzle. We hope that you have made many memories with […]

April 23, 2013 Calendar Entry

Today, we are sharing “Peach,” a song written by Kristine. Here are the first four lines (sung to the tune of “London Bridge is Falling Down”). See page 20 for the rest of the song. If you would like to add a stanza, please feel free to post it in the comments section or on […]