Herbalist Robin Rose Bennett

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By Robin Bennett, Posted in Articles, Blog

This essay speaks to the reality of our invisible and visible interconnection with one another and all life on the planet, with a focus on the plants and trees as healers who can awaken us to our authentic selves. It speaks to the necessity of reawakening our connection with the earth no matter where we live, city or country, to help us remember how to attune to and trust our own senses. It is an exploration of the need to reweave experiential wisdom as found and felt in our own bodies with our intellectual... read more.

  • February 04, 2021

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Articles, Blog

The next wonderful weed I’d like to talk about is one that positively affects so many body systems.  She’s such an important herb for women....... read more.

  • June 13, 2019

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Articles, Blog

We are living in uncertain times, and it is easy to feel overwhelmed. But Spring has returned, bringing new energy to lift us up and help ground us at the same time...... read more.

  • April 24, 2019

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Articles

During 2009 and 2010 a group of herb-loving women between the ages of 18 and 50 took part in a yearlong exploration of the traditional use of Daucus carota as a natural contraceptive aid. Most of the women used tincture...... read more.

  • May 26, 2017

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Articles, Blog

What does your cold feel like? Do you feel hot and dry, stuffed up and separated from everything and everyone by thick mucus clogging your nose and limiting your sight and hearing? Or is your nose running copiously while you feel chilled and shivery? Treat yourself accordingly by taking care in choosing whether you want more or less warming, cooling, moistening, and/or drying. For example, if you are cold and have chest congestion with a wet, productive cough, you might want to use an infusion of ginger roo... read more.

  • January 31, 2017

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Articles, Blog, Recipes

When I met a cinnamon tree in the tropics for the first time, I was so excited that I kissed it and gave it a big bear hug, much to the amusement of our guide... read more.

  • December 16, 2016

By Robin Bennett, Posted in Articles, Blog

New article up on New York Spirit! "Herbal medicine is truly the people’s medicine and can be found right in our kitchens. The methods I use and teach are focused on preparing the plants in ways that help us to receive their healing gifts (vitamins, minerals, chlorophyll, and other constituents) as fully as possible and to do this in a low-tech way that anyone can do well. Also, recognizing that most of us feel over-committed, overloaded and tired, I know we need simple, easy ways to take care of ours... read more.

  • October 22, 2015