A Little Bit About Aller-Blast…

by Rachael Keener August 27, 2015 2 Comments

Aller-Blast and Nettles

It’s pollen season. And if that doesn’t sound like good news to you, well, don’t get too disheartened yet. As experienced herbalists are happy to tell you...

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Bringing Aromatics to the Dessert Table

by Rachael Keener August 26, 2015

Aromatic Desserts -- Candied Rose Petals

As a lover of plants, a lover of art, and a total foodie (with a sometimes unfortunate sweet tooth!), making candied rose petals tops my “to make” list in the summer...

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A Nuanced Modern Love Potion

by Rachael Keener August 17, 2015

Chocolate Love Tonic--A Modern Love Potion

Love potions and aphrodisiac elixirs can be found in nearly every culture throughout time. It makes sense that records of these sexually stimulating formulas...

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Bitters: An Alternative to Strict Food Elimination

by Rachael Keener August 11, 2015

Bitters: An Alternative to Strict Food Elimination

A healthy digestive tract is key to supporting system-wide health in your body, and when people eliminate certain foods from their diet, it is often...

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Body Intelligence

by Rachael Keener August 05, 2015 2 Comments

Bitters and Body Intelligence

The human body is rather ingenious in how it functions. Quite miraculous, in fact, are all of the given ways which our body hums, ticks, and morphs along...

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The Road to Joy is Lined with Aromatic Plants

by Rachael Keener July 24, 2015

The Road to Joy is Lined with Aromatic Plants

Why is it that the wafting smell of a home cooked meal, a bouquet of showy, aromatic flowers, or the sweet smell of a blossoming linden tree on a balmy day...

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An Herbalist’s Approach to a Healthy Summer

by Rachael Keener July 12, 2015

An Herbalist's Approach to a Healthy Summer

Summer is a time of bounty, joy and spontaneity. The world around us flowers and ripens, beckoning us to follow suit and urging us not to miss out...

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Just a few of our daily habits…

by Vicki Kuskowski July 08, 2015

Daily Healthy Habits

Tonic herbalism is a way of life here at Urban Moonshine. There is a constant abundance of tea brewing, bitters being taken...

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Building Resilience in a Wild World

by Rachael Keener July 05, 2015

Herbal Adaptogens -- Reishi

If we live in a world where the only constant is change, then adaptability is one of the single most central qualities to...

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