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Doctors Can Not Be Hypocrites?

Doctors Can Not Be Hypocrites Hi, I have a little confession to share. I like to indulge in the occasional crime show. Last week I watched one that got me thinking (not the reason I usually watch). This show starts … Continue reading

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Sometimes it’s better NOT to know what you’re doing

Sometimes it’s better NOT to know what you’re doing (aka. Why My Toddler is a Better Gardener Than Me) Have you ever experienced of Beginner’s Luck, **? Or been shown up by a 2 year old? Well, I have. Both … Continue reading

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Fire Cider: A Magical Elixir

Fire Cider: A Magical Elixir If you’ve never tasted Fire Cider, it’s hard to describe it. It’s … an experience … which grows on you It is in my Top 3 Folk Remedies. It’s strong, simple medicine that is both … Continue reading

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Why herbs sometimes don’t work

Why herbs sometimes don’t work or Why it’s really important to make your own herbal remedies. Hey there *|FNAME|*, Have you ever had the experience of herbs not working as well as they did the last time? Maybe you bought … Continue reading

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The F-word, an essential element of Herbalism

The F-word, an essential element of Herbalism or Why Gathering and Making Your Own Herbal Remedies is Important Hello, Have I got a treat for you! I’m really excited to share this with you because it’s hot off the presses. … Continue reading

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Case Study : Healing with Herbs Ripples Out into the World When people are drawn to studying herbalism it tends to be for a specific reason. Maybe they have some pain or discomfort they’d like to be free of, or … Continue reading

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Chaga Cream Soda

Chaga Cream Soda I’ve been excited about fermentation for many years now.   But my passion has very recently entered a whole new level. I found the missing ingredient! That is, I found my missing ingredient.  You see, unless I’m able … Continue reading

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Treating Children with Herbs – Using Tinctures Safely

If you’ve been following my work for any length of time, you’ve noticed a reference or two to parenting. In my early years of teaching herbs, I catered a lot to parents who wanted to develop trust when using herbs … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice – Standing for Darkness

Happy Solstice “In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.” -Albert Camus In this dark time of year, I want to send a message to your hearts from mine. Over that last … Continue reading

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Herbal antibiotics, Superbugs & the Herbal Integration Course

One of the most common reasons that I hear as to why people want to learn about herbal medicines is some version of “I want an alternative to antibiotics.” Some folks are looking for something that won’t give them diarrhea. … Continue reading

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