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Herbalism

Plant wisdom is the foundation of The Alchemist’s Kitchen, and we believe that by learning about botanical medicine, you can become your own healer. Learn about different potent herbs from our herbalists and teachers so you can ground yourself, sleep better, and stress less.

Purple Flower Lungwort

Lungwort: A Friend to the Inflamed

Lungwort (Pulmonaria officinalis) is one of the most striking early spring flowers, with its bright blooms and signature white-spotted foliage. A shade and moisture-loving plant, Lungwort is a beautiful addition to any…

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Lilac: The Fragrant Vernal Flower

Ahh, Lilac (Syringa vulgaris)—the purple, perfumed harbingers of spring! Here in the northeastern U.S., Lilacs are among the first shrubs to bloom, filling the air with their delicate scent for a few…

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Five Questions with Christine Buckley

Christine Buckley is a community herbalist, writer, visual artist, and professional cook. She is motivated to gently help people reconnect with themselves, each other, plants and the planet. Her book Plant Magic:…

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Burdock: The Indispensable Root

Burdock Root (Arctium lappa) is one of those abundant, versatile, and beautifully effective herbs that should be in every herbalist’s repertoire. Here in the northeastern U.S. and around much of the globe,…

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Mangosteen: The Queen of Fruits

If you’ve never tasted a Mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana) fruit you must not live in the tropics, and you, like most of us, have been missing out. Mangosteen is a Southeast Asian tree…

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Moringa: The Miracle Tree

Moringa (Moringa oleifera) has received many recent accolades by the health and wellness community, in which it has been touted as a nutritive, medicinal powerhouse and hyped as a panacea “superfood.” While…

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Lavender: The Herbal Chill Pill

In the Western world, Lavandula angustifolia is one of those adored household-name herbs. We need not look farther than the local grocery store to find the familiarly intoxicating scent in nearly everything,…

Grace Yoon

Five Questions with Grace Yoon

Grace Yoon is the Founder & CEO of Qi Alchemy, an herbal wellness line rooted in ancient Korean medicinal practice. Inspired by the organic herbs from South Korea, Grace has studied herbalism…

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Skullcap: The Nerve Soothing Herb

Skullcap (Scutellaria lateriflora), or American Skullcap, is a beloved herb amongst Western herbalists and herbal medicine enthusiasts. In fact, herbalist 7Song calls it a “gateway herb” because of its ability to demonstrate…

Blue Lotus

Blue Lotus: Flower of Intuitive Ascension

Blue Lotus (Nymphaea caerulea) is a beautiful, water dwelling flower with mild psychoactive properties. Sacred to the Ancient Egyptians, depictions of Blue Lotus flower are ubiquitous in Egyptian art. Though alluring to…

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Mugwort: Wise Dreamweaver

Mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris) is an herb of the world! Native to Europe and Asia, but with a naturalized domain widespread enough to include every continent, it grows wild and abundantly in sunny…

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Ashwagandha: Ancient Ayurvedic Adaptogen

Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), a valued herb in the Ayurvedic tradition for over 6,000 years, is one of modern herbalism’s favorite plant medicines. Traditionally and currently, It has been used primarily for its…

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