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Category Archives: Wild Food and Medicine Articles
Foraging for Black Locust Flowers
Dan de Lion here writing from Chimayo, NM, where I stumbled on a special snack that I wanted to share with you. Here’s a look at edible black locust flowers, Robinia pseudoacacia, which are sweet, fragrant, and tasty!
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The Return to Nature #Savetheseeds initiative!
On my journey, I have collected several wildcrafted and hand winnowed seed packets ready for a home! Every seed is a unique diverse lineage, and it feels a part of our birthright to caretake the garden, back to Eden, one seed at a time.
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A Mistletoe Mystery
A Mistletoe Mystery: Here’s a look at mistletoe growing in the desert. Mistletoe, Viscum Album. The familiar, white-berried plant of the winter holiday season, is a parasitic plant that grows on the branches of several species of trees, including several in the … Continue reading
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Datura – A Topical Pain Remedy
Datura is not a plant to take lightly, and is heavily misunderstood as a medicinal plant. Meanwhile the opiate epidemic is running rampant, and this plant is an amazing topical pain remedy.
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Datura as a Topical Medicinal Plant – New Video!
In this video, Dan de Lion, of www.returntonature.us discusses a misunderstood but sacred plant; datura aka. Jimson weed, and its lesser known application as a topical pain relieving plant.
Upcoming NJ Classes – This Weekend!
The #foragemobile tour continues onward to NJ! Next weekend, I’ll be teaching Foraging for Wild Food and Medicinal Plants at Princeton, NJ at Cherry Valley Cooperative Saturday at 2 pm. Sunday, at 2 pm, I will be teaching Herbalism, Healing, … Continue reading
New Vid! The Mission of Return to Nature
Heres a look at the mission of Dan De Lion on his foragemobile tour.
Foraging the Pheasants Back Mushroom
Foraging the Pheasants Back Mushroom: Here’s a look at an easy to identify wild edible mushroom; the dryads saddle, or pheasants back, (Polyporus/Cerioporus squamosus). The name “dryad’s saddle” refers to fairy-like entities known in in Greek mythology called dryads who … Continue reading
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Dandelions Gluten-Free Bread Recipe
Gluten free bread can be fresh, delicious, and preservative free. Heres my favorite recipe for making bread that leaves me well satiated with bread goodness, without the allergic reactions!
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Dan De lion live on Ancestral Health Radio!
Hey friends, my podcast interview in Ancestral Health Radio is now live! Huge thanks to James for his great work on this informative podcast…
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