HOMESTEAD APOTHECARY'S series of self published zines : choose one that is right for your shop or all!
| APHRODISIACS | In this issue we explore aphrodisiacs and the erogenous intelligences of our bodies, tapping into some sensitive zones and secret spots that hold incredible mysterious powers. practice radical self-love. make change. take some unexpected turns. be good to your body.
| BUILDING HERBAL IMMUNITY | These days it is increasingly difficult to make space for self care. There has perhaps never been a greater time for the healing arts. Follow along with us into this exploration of how to keep our immune systems strong using medicinal herbs that grow around you and beyond!
| GERMINATE, CULTIVATE | features an article on soil justice by Marisa Prefer, herbal landscaping pointers from Tina Glaessner, Krisytn Leach of Namu Farm’s powerful seed saving story, an interview with Heidi Herrmann of Strong Arm Farm, and a reflection on farming in the middle of the city, by Little City Gardens’ Caitlyn Galloway. Plus, we’ve got growing notes for dozens of medicinal herbs, and plant illustrations by over twenty artists!
| MAGICK | In our previous issues we got deep into the science of plants and body systems, this issue is meant to take you out of the realm of science and into the possibilities of MAGIK. We’ve brought on new artists and a ton of new contributors, its a motley crew of astrologers, herbalists, farmers, plant worshipers, animal lovers, tarot card readers, artists, fermenters, history geeks and magic makers. Get ready to have fun, learn something new and get your witch and wizard on!
| NERVINES | When you think about your stress levels in the past year, what comes up? It has somehow become acceptable to allow our bodies and minds to be put under intense distress for long periods of time. Symptoms of this stress tend to manifest themselves in many ways, through different parts of the body, and can make us very sick. Our bodies have stories to tell us . Realistically, not everyone has the ability, or the means to alter the roots of stressors we take on in our lives. We hope these texts are able to aid in multiplying your tools to manage stress.
| SKIN + LYMPH | “My lymphs are swollen...” How many times have you said or heard that statement throughout your life? I’m willing to bet dozens! Why do they swell up when we are getting sick? What is a lymph node anyway? And what does your lymphatic system have to do with your skin? Welcome to the 2nd volume of the Homestead Apothecary zine series. In this issue we examine these important questions and invite our friends and fellow herbalists to contribute to learning more about an under acknowledged part of our bodies!