Definition of Wildcrafted

Wildcrafting (Foraging) for the C21st

What is called Wildcrafting today we used to call foraging when I was a kid.

As a child, in the 1960’s, I spent many happy hours grubbing about in hedgerows and other wild places, seeking out our indigenous plants for my grandmothers ‘recipes’.

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Mugwort Plant

Wise Woman’s Power Plant – Mugwort

The Wise Woman’s Power Plant – Mugwort. Or to give it it’s proper name Artemisia vulgaris LINN, is rightly justified in being called that. Named after the Hellenic goddess of the hunt, wild animals, wilderness, childbirth, the moon, virginity and protector of young girls; Artemis.

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