Basic Plant Information 

 

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Botanical Name:__________________________________________________________

 

What do I already know about this plant?

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Parts Used as Food and Medicine:

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Energetics:

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Plant Properties/Actions: 

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Plant Uses: 

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What surprises me or really interests me about this herb?

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Special Considerations/Contraindications:

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Plant Identification & Harvest 

 

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Botanical Description:_____________________________________________________

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Leaves:__________________________________________________________________ 

Flowers:________________________________________________________________ 

Seeds:__________________________________________________________________

Habitat:_________________________________________________________________

 

Common look-a likes:

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Does this plant grow around me? What time of year can I harvest it?

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Can this plant be harvested sustainably/regeneratively? Is it at-risk? 

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In what ways can I give back to this plant? 

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Where it can be found:

  • Abundant locally (gardened or wildcrafted)                                     

  • Local herb farm                                                        

  • Local apothecary or grocery store                                                    

  • Online apothecary 

 

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Making Herbal Remedies

Parts Used as Food and Medicine:

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Taste: __________________________________________________________________

 

Recommended Herbal Remedies

  • tea                                                                         

  • salve/lip balm

  • nourishing herbal infusion                                     

  • decoction 

  • syrup                                                                       

  • infused honey

  • infused oil                                                               

  • tincture

  • liniment                                                                  

  • glycerite

  • powdered (capsules/pastilles)                                

  • poultice

  • other

Recommended Dosage (s)

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Recipes/remedies: ________________________________________________________

 

Date made:______________________________________________________________

 

 

 

My insights and observations:

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For Educational purposes only. This is not intended as a substitute for the advice provided by your physician or other medical professional. If you have or suspect that you have a serious health problem, promptly contact your health care provider. Always consult with a health care practitioner before using any herbal remedy or food, especially if pregnant, nursing, or have a medical condition. 

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