Stop and smell the... herbal first-aid kit? Dr. JJ Pursell, founder of the Portland-based Herb Shoppe, uses locally grown flowers, leaves, roots, and fungi to address a wide world of ailments. So can you. These five herbal powerhouses—suitable for container gardens, windowsills, or raised beds—will safely help any city dweller soothe life’s inevitable scrapes, sneezes, and overindulgences.
This article appeared in the June 2015 issue of Portland Monthly.