Why Simples?

Why Simples?

There is a physical, mental, emotional and spiritual healing that occurs when one fully dives in and explores a single plant.

Look Up

Look Up

Nature relatedness is actually a predictor of a person’s happiness.

The Benefits of Herbal Tonics

The Benefits of Herbal Tonics

Plants that were once a staple of our diet are now relegated to the weed pile or killed off with the toxic pesticides. Very sad, because, as I tell them, these plants are a goldmine of nourishment and bring much needed and often missing elements into our diet, an overlooked “superfood” literally in our backyards.

My Thoughts on Self-Care

My Thoughts on Self-Care

I am really interested in exploring the deeper levels of self-care, what it really means to care for yourself, beyond just the physical body...

Fire Cider Tonic: Benefits & Recipe

Fire Cider Tonic: Benefits & Recipe

Simples Fire Cider Tonic is our version of a popular folk cold and flu, super immune remedy.  Iterations of this recipe, combining herbs, apple cider vinegar and often honey date back to Medieval Europe, and there is a reason that this powerful tonic has stood the test of time and only grown in popularity. It’s potent medicine. It is a natural antibiotic, anti-viral, anti-fungal anti-parasitic, anti- candida, immune strengthening and is a circulation booster. It is a tonic you should always have on hand and it really does work wonders on a variety of ailments. It can be taken several times a day for acute illness or daily as a preventative tonic.