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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

Herbal Medicine

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


Echinacea as Medicine

Echinacea, commonly known as the coneflower, can be used in many ways to heal the body. It treats existing diseases and can also be taken as a preventative. 131 more words

Chelsey McCaw

The Healing Practices of Vedic Indian Culture: Ayurveda and Yoga

The word Ayurveda comes from a combination of two Sanskrit words “ayuh” and “veda.” In Sanskrit, “veda” means sacred knowledge while “ayuh” means life. Therefore, the ancient Indian medical system Ayurveda literally translates to the sacred knowledge of life. 852 more words

Chelsey McCaw

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