Articles by 'Shannon'

Shannon

Shannon Mulligan-Mayernik is an herbalist and plant medicine maker based in Northern New Jersey. Co-Owner of Mayernik Kitchen, Beekeeper & Educator of all things local and homemade. Graduate apprentice of herbalist Robin Rose Bennett and recent graduate of the Chestnut School of Herbs. Shannon graduated from the Academy of Culinary Nutrition in 2015 and became a Master Food Preserver in 2019. Currently, Shannon is participating in a year long clinical program for herbal medicine in Bronx, New York.

By Shannon, Posted in Herbal Remedies

For centuries, the rose is respected as the queen of the floral world. Its various varieties and hues pose different connotations, giving roses a whole list of contrastive... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in MK Product

Spring is just at our doorsteps, and that calls for dazzling sun, blooming blossoms, and less clothing. As for your dear skin and darling mind, the fluctuating temperature and dry vibes can leave them flustered and agitated. Rough skin and a fired up... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in MK Product

Flu, fancily known as seasonal flu or influenza, is a highly problematic state that is caused by none other than the influenza virus. It kick-starts in the fall and takes a toll in the winters. The clinics are choked with runny-nosed patients, lined... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Herbal Remedies

It is hard to hit the sack with the mowers howling around. And with this pandemic right now, people are dealing with a sheer herd of mowers. Our brains have evolved with time and become aggressively vigilant to respond to the... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in MK Product

Life can become extremely stressful at times. Many of the struggles that we make are the product of the pressure that we deliberately put upon ourselves. With that overwhelming to-do list burning you out, the chimes of self-care call out for desperate... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Garden

A while back, I was tending to our kitchen garden and my thoughts couldn’t help but ponder over their utmost importance. It’s amazing how certain small herbs can help in the omission of good-for-nothing synthetic... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in MK Product

Salves are hailed as efficacious ointments, creams, or balms that are known for protecting the skin from damage by moisturizing it profusely. They have a semi-solid appearance and tend to stay thick because they include waxes in their preparation. The... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Herbal Remedies

Well-established digestion is vital for your overall health. It is essential to look after your digestive tract because a lot is happening there. The digestive system makes the provision of energy to every cell of the body... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Herbal Remedies

Smudging is the act of burning the herbs for purifying the surroundings and drives away the negative energies from a person’s body or space. It is an ancient practice that possesses a rich history with many civilizations, especially Native... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in MK Product

Hydrosols, also known as hydrolats and floral water, are the pure water produced by distilling the fresh plant parts, such as fruits, flowers, leaves, stems, and so forth. These aromatic... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Herbal Remedies

Our whole body depends on the provision of oxygen. Without it, the organ systems of our body seem to perish away which outnumber our days in this world. Now! How can you get the best possible amount of oxygen within... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Wellness

With the world opening up about anxiety issues, it is simple to say that you are not alone. With stress circulating us, almost everyone feels anxious from time to time. Every year, around one-fifth of the population, presents with actual anxiety or... read more.