In This Issue and Other News

In the Spring Issue of The Biblical Herbal. I (Tamra Speakman) contributed two articles. Here is a little taste of each. Our Meet The Contributor interview will not be recorded this week. To make sure you get signed up for your copy asap we have added a new subscription option to the shop.

Arnica Balm Recipe

Arnica montana is used topically after injury, or trauma, to assist in healing bruises, swelling, or pain. In this recipe, you will be using the oven method to infuse oil with herbs.

Allergy Relief Pastille Recipe

Each magazine issue has a Recipe and Remedies column with several different herbal recipes. Angi shares a recipe for kids that goes along with her allergy relief article in the Herbs for Kids column. Pastilles are similar to lozenges but softer and chewable. Pastilles are a great way to use herbs for kids for a variety of issues including digestive problems.

In This Issue: Women's WellnessKirill Vikentevich Lemokh [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons{{PD-US}}    

In the spring issue, Cyndi shares with us about the rich history of midwifery and how it has progressed from hospital birth. We are currently seeing and are in need of, an herbal midwifery restoration in today's birthing world.        

Bitter Herbs of Passover- Horseradish

In this detailed article, Chris discusses whether or not this herb was used for Passover in Biblical times and shares the Jewish history of using this herb. She also shares with us a detailed materia medica on the medicinal uses of this herb.