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Collecting Fall Herbs: Field Day Friday

Do you look at the beauty of weeds like I do? Fields of the yellow tasseled goldenrod, roadsides covered in frilly blues of  chicory, happy looking Black eyed Susan’s and the purples of the many different types of thistle invigorate the sense of beauty as far as the eye can see. 641 more words

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Herbs & Pregnancy

There is the continual debate on whether herbal medicinals are safe to consume while pregnant. As a clinical herbalist I have my extensive list of herbs contraindicated during pregnancy, pulled from the AHPA’s Botanical Safely Handbook, 2nd edition. 381 more words

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The Ayurvedic Herbal Cure for Ebola-Like Symptoms

Most of us are beginning to see through the latest piece of Theatre of the Macabre – about there being a possibility of an Ebola epidemic in countries outside of Africa – and realising that it’s just the usual suspects up to their usual tricks. 843 more words

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The Encyclopedia of Aromatherapy

The Encyclopedia of Aromatherapy by Chrissie Wildwood

Chrissie Wildwood, an internationally acclaimed expert on all things aromatherapy related, compiled one of the best, most amazing books on aromatherapy I have ever read. 342 more words


Rosemary Gladstar’s Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health

Rosemary Gladstar’s Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health by Rosemary Gladstar

According to a 2007 US government report, Americans spent $33.9 billion out-of-pocket on complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) in that year alone as reported by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), National Institute of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). 288 more words


At The Starting Line (July 29th 2013)

We’ve just picked up all of our medications today to get this first stage of IVF started.

For the next 21 days I’ll be injecting various hormones into Mrs B’s stomach with an aim to make her ovaries literally swell with eggs and to stop her ovulating. 1,130 more words


Desert Date ~ a real-life tree of life

Badda, Othoo, Olokwai, Eroronyit, Mjunju, Kiwowa – are just some of the names that Kenya’s peoples use for this super-tree. Here, in the Maasai Mara, its  lone presence on the grasslands adds a sense of drama. 871 more words

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