January February 2022 Essential Herbal (digital)
Field Notes from the Editor, Tina Sams
It’s been an interesting year. What will 2022 hold?
About the Cover
Viola and all of her sisters are the 2022 Herb of the Year™
Soups for Winter Warmth, Alicia Allen
Who doesn’t relish hearty soups for cold nights? 6 Great recipes!
Calming Marshmallow Rose Tea, Jessicka Nebesni
Delicious tea to calm and soothe.
Fertilizers, Take Your Pick, Kathy Musser
What’s the difference between organic and inorganic? What do they do, exactly?
“For Medicinal Purposes Only” Wink Wink Susanna Reppert Brill
4 delightful herbal liqueurs with instructions that will help you feel confident enough to try your own.
Valentine Bath Bombs, Marci Tsohonis
A little romance for one or two (it’s that time of year) in these fizzies.
Tea and Cakes, Marcy Lautanen-Raleigh
Perfect cake and cookie with an herbal flavor to go with tea time.
Herbal Self Care, Tina Sams
Sleep, digestion, and mood are all parts of taking good care of yourself.
Herbal Crossword Puzzle
Test your knowledge of herbal actions.
Skullcap Scutellaria lateriflora, Jackie Jackson
Get to know this great calming and relaxing herb.
2022 Herb of the Year™: Violet, Kristine Brown RH (AGH)
Lots of information, recipes, and a story about this darling, unassuming jewel.