Whether you are new to herbs or a seasoned pro, there is always something new to learn or a new plant buddy to meet.  Our Herbal blog features Plant Spotlights, Herb gardening tips and details on Ethical & Sustainable Wildcrafting.

The Energetics of Fall by Cositas Bonitas Botanicals

By Cositas Bonitas Botanicals | November 5, 2023

The Energetics of Fall: Foods, Herbs and Lifestyle Habits to Support You During the Fall Season Leaves fall to the ground in streaks of burnt orange and the hillsides are…

Summer Rituals by Cositas Bonitas Botanicals

By Cositas Bonitas Botanicals | October 11, 2023

How do you connect with Nature in the Summer?3 ways plant-lovers can embrace the season with great Summer Rituals Ahhh, to feel the sun warm your skin and your soul!…

What will help my seasonal allergies?

By Cositas Bonitas Botanicals | June 28, 2023

Holistic & Natural Support for Allergy Season: Are you feeling bogged down by seasonal allergies? You’re not alone. As our world continues to evolve, we find that more and more…

Why Should I Care About Dandelions?

By Cositas Bonitas Botanicals | May 12, 2023

Come spring, our herbal ally Mr. Dandelion begins to pop up everywhere. But to some, dandelion is no friend. It’s interesting to think about all of the energy that people…

Why Should I do a Spring Cleanse?

By Cositas Bonitas Botanicals | April 10, 2023
A fall foliage picture of red amaranth

Cleansing is often associated with diet culture, but it really does so much more. I’m here to demystify the talk around cleansing. Let’s get deeper than losing weight and talk…


By Cositas Bonitas Botanicals | March 6, 2023

BY: COSITAS BONITAS BOTANICALS Okay, so what are adaptogens, exactly? This word is buzzing around the health & wellness world, but it feels like most folks have an elusive understanding…


By SUSAN TEITELMAN | July 30, 2021
yellow dandelions in a field

EDIBLE WEEDS ARE ALL AROUND YOUR GARDEN! by Susan Teitelman, Certified Holistic Nutritionist and Herbalist Gardening season is upon us, which means gardeners everywhere will face their perpetual problem: WEEDS!…


By SUSAN TEITELMAN | June 25, 2021
Arnica by Susan Teitelman

By Susan Teitelman, Herbalist Arnica season is here! There are many different species of arnica; in our region of the Western Rockies, we typically come across the species Arnica montana. Arnica…

Herb Gardening Part 1: Non-Native Medicinal Plants

By SUSAN TEITELMAN | May 20, 2020
Three bottles of Comfrey Infused Oil

Welcome to the first of our blog series on herb gardening! Garden medicinal plants and culinary herbs can be challenging, exciting, and rewarding! It is a wonderful way to be…

Local Plant Spotlight: NETTLES

By SUSAN TEITELMAN | May 8, 2020

By Susan Teitelman, Herbalist and Certified Holistic Nutritionist It’s nettles time! These prickly perennials are popping up as we speak. Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica, Urticaceae family) is one of my…