Wild Wednesday – Populus

By Artemisia Herbs

Family Salicaceae Native Habitat: Most of the Northern Hemisphere Populus fremontii or the Populus deltoides subsp. wislizeni, there appears to be some debate over the exact category of our New Mexican Cottonwood. Cottonwoods grow to…

Herb of the Month – Arctium lappa

By Artemisia Herbs

Burdock Family: Asteraceae Related to: Artichoke, Native Habitat: Europe, Asia, and has been naturalized in most regions throughout the United States Parts Used: Leaves, Roots, Seeds Growing Conditions: Moist, rich soils with full sun   Burdock has been long used…

Wild Wednesday – Glycyrrhiza glabra

By Artemisia Herbs

Wild Wednesdays are back with a little different flair. We no longer are emphasizing the “wildcrafting” aspect to plants but rather would provide an educational approach as to where our herbs are endemic to, and…

Herb of the Month – Althaea Officinalis

By Artemisia Herbs

Marshmallow Family: Malvaceae Related to: Hibiscus, Cotton, Hollyhock Native Habitat: Europe, Western Asia, North Africa – there are certain varieties such as globemallow, which are native to New Mexico and can possibly demonstrate similar properties Parts…