Issues

17. Medicine

Plants are medicine. They heal human hearts, bodies and minds in a myriad of tangible and intangible ways. Throughout the month of March, 2015, we’re exploring the nuances of the healing relationship humans have with plants and the natural world through a range of stories, ideas, images, and ramblings.

The Dirt: Jacqui Bushell

PeopleAn interview with herbalist, energetic healer, and passionate plant woman, Jacqui Bushell.

20 Medicinal Questions: Anthia Koullouros

People20 questions with Sydney based naturopath and author Anthia Koullouros.

Natural Remedies & the Girl Who Said Yes

PeopleLisa Marie Corso shares her approach to natural health care. A very entertaining read. As usual.

Drying Medicinal Herbs

How-ToLearn how to dry medicinal herbs for use during the cold winter months with Kirsten Bradley from Milkwood.

Plant/Life: Sarah Nolan & Gavin Perrin

Gardens, PeopleA magical small garden in inner city Sydney.

Weed Life: The Paintings of Matilda Julian

Art & DesignArtist Matilda Julian loves weeds. So much so, that she has produced a body of work featuring them. It's beautiful.

Wormwood: The Goddess Herb

BotanicaNamed after the Greek goddess Artemis, the humble wormwood (Artemisia) is an enigmatic plant indeed, perhaps known best for its involvement in the famous psychotropic green liquid, absinthe....

The Fragrant Pharmacy

How-ToAn introduction to making your own essential oil remedies (and a book review).

Profile: Urban Growers

PeopleAn interview with Byron and Grant from Urban Growers, a pair of passionate gardeners transforming the way city folk grow and eat food.

Plant / Life: Glenmore House

Gardens, PeopleLarry and Mickey Robertson's garden at Glenmore house is medicine for the soul.