You’ll find plantain in broad- and narrowleaf varieties, both of which can be harvested and prepared to aid with digestion, skin issues and more.
A jewel of a wild plant, jewelweed, with its distinctive yellow and orange flowers, is both lovely and a welcome aid to anyone who encounters poison ivy.
Purple clover is great for soil and livestock, and we humans can forage and benefit from this healthy herb, too. Here’s how to ID, forage and use purple clover.
Long used for its heart toning qualities and as a remedy for colds and other ailments, wild cherry is an easily foraged tree and traditional medicine powerhouse.
Harvest common chickweed for its cooling, drawing and nutritive benefits in salads, soups and teas. It’s a beneficial and easy-to-find forage!
Cleavers are a common plant, often found in sunny areas, so forage and use this traveling seed bearer to cleanse and support your lymphatic system.
Usnea lichens, aka “old man’s beard,” are as beneficial as they are prolific. Here’s how to identity, harvest and prepare this foraging find for medicinal use.
Prolific and pleasantly pungent, wild garlic is packed with as much flavor as its grocery-store counterpart and offers a wealth of health benefits, too.
Also known as alehoof or ground ivy, this herb, common to mulched gardens and landscapes, provides a number of respiratory benefits.