The lettuce that our Leech wants in her leech’s bag is Lactuca virosa, the wild lettuce. Lactuca sativa has had most of the active principles bred out of it although Aelfrida would not have hesitated to use the sativa in a pinch, especially for lesser complaints. It has been commonlyContinue Reading

This herb is one I’m very familiar with.I’ve used it in a personal tea blend since I was a teenager.I’m just crazy enough that I actually went and did an afternoon’s work putting in a garden for someone else in exchange for a start of it for my garden.It’s aContinue Reading