Category Archives: Community Herbalism

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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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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Treating a Staph Infection with Herbs

I’m writing this article to share my experiences and learning around using herbs to treat Staphylococcus infections, sometimes called “Impetigo” (usually a diagnosis for young children). At this year’s Firemaker Gathering (annual primitive skills event), a few people left with … Continue reading

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Community Herbalism

I like to imagine a world where our “medicines” are from the living world around us. These medicine are in balance with nature because they are nature and they teach (remind) our bodies to be that way too. They are … Continue reading

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Healing is Social Work

A teacher of mine once said something in passing that planted a seed in me. This seed of an idea has grown to be one of the key values that guides the growth of the both my herbal education work … Continue reading

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