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Herbal Medicine – How to Find a Teacher, School, or Mentor

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When it comes to herbal medicine, there is no one right way to become an herbalist. There is no national license or certification for herbal medicine.

The old-fashioned tradition continues of finding a teacher, mentor, or school that aligns with your personal beliefs and philosophies to learn how to become an herbalist.

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Growing St. Johns Wort

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Growing St. Johns Wort added to my list of plants I’ve always wanted to try to grow from seed. It’s a useful plant that’s also beautiful.

St. Johns Wort (Hypericum perforatum), also called by some herbalists St. Joan’s Wort, is a perennial herb that is best known for its reputed properties to treat depression. But did you know that St. John’s Wort, when infused into oils, also makes a good skin salve?

As a perennial, St. Johns Wort  offer attractive, cheerful yellow flowers and interesting foliage. They aren’t easy to grow from seeds, but I successfully grew mine from seeds purchased online, and you can, too.  Here’s all you need to know about growing St. John’s Wort.

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