This week on the Herbal Collections blog, Mary Colvin writes of the blessing and the nuisance called ground ivy.
"A very recognizable “weed” in many yards, this herb can be both a blessing and a nuisance to those who desire a manicured lawn. Commonly known as “Gill Tea” in Europe, it is also known by many other names such as Gill-over-the-ground, Creeping Charlie, Haymaids, and Alehoof. This was yet another bitter herb once used in the beer making process before the use of hops which explains the name, Alehoof."
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Colvin is also offering a six-month herbalist course that starts later this month, where you can learn about the knowledge and practical application of natural medicine. Click HERE for more information.