“What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
My sister Marita loves her garden. She says it is very meditative and the place she can go to escape the craziness that life throws at her.
She often brings me bags of the most healing vegetables and herbs she has lovingly grown in her garden. Yesterday she brought me a bag of freshly picked salad greens and a large bag of parsley. If you have never taken a handful of parsley, cut its stems to release its fragrance, and put it up to your nose and inhaled deeply, you are missing out on one of the simplest ways to lift your spirits. It’s just amazing.
Smelling parsley puts you into another dimension. Eating it will make you feel like you just cleansed your insides out. It is one of the most refreshing and healing herbs whose virtues are waiting for you to discover. [Read more…]