Tag Archives: herbal medicine

Colorado Four O’clock (Mirabilis multoflora)

Colorado Four O’clock is one of my prettiest wildflowers. It usually starts by July, but it’s bloom season is tied to my summer monsoons, which were late this year. This is not my biggest or prettiest Colorado Four O’clock, but … Continue reading

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Purple Verbena (Glandularia bipinnatifida)

Beautiful Purple Verbena… it was something I hoped to make a mainstay in my wildflower garden because it is short, compact, blooms March through October, has purple flowers. What could go wrong? Well, it is a short lived perennial that … Continue reading

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Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis)

Lemon Balm is a soft name for a powerful medicinal herb. While doctors tell us there is no treatment for viral infections, research studies say otherwise… or until they figure how to make money on something unpatentatable. Lemon Balm is … Continue reading

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