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Magical Herbalism For Beginners III: Wildharvesting And Guerrilla Gardening

The third post of this series is about herbalism outdoors: Wildharvesting and Guerrilla Gardening. For those unfamiliar with the terms, Wildharvesting is the practise of identifying and gathering herbs that grow in natural areas, and Guerrilla Gardening is the planting of beneficial plants in abandoned urban areas. 848 more words

Herbalism

Which Essential Oils are Best for Prepping?

Manmade or natural, disaster can strike at any moment.  A growing community of people (sometimes referred to as “preppers”) are realizing that at a moment’s notice, they could be faced with an emergency situation, causing them to uproot from familiar territory.   2,564 more words

Herbal Medicines

Treating Cold Sores with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs

This post is copied from our older, original blog. Original post date 10/18/2012. 

By Marcie Bower, Lic.Ac.

Cold sores, also called fever blisters, are painful blisters that form around the lips and mouth. 541 more words

Mushrooms

This post is copied from our older, original blog. Original post date 10/15/2012. 

By Marcie Bower, Lic.Ac.

When I was 2 years old, mushrooms were my favorite food. 369 more words

Shingles

This post is copied from our older, original blog. Original post date 09/18/2012. 

By Marcie Bower, Lic.Ac.

Shingles is a very painful skin rash that can often leave patients in pain long after the rash itself has cleared. 704 more words

7 Things Your Doctor’s Not Telling You About Coconut Oil

Written by: Amy O’Donnell

Do you notice more coconut oil in your grocery, discount or health food store? Coconut oil is everywhere, and in everything, from food to beauty products, as more people discover its benefits. 678 more words

Homesteading

Canine Homeopathic Treatments for Natural Pet Care

By Bruce McElmurray

We live in the mountains with our four German shepherd dogs. Our nearest veterinarian is approximately 45 miles one way and so we often treat our furry family members with homeopathic remedies. 1,237 more words

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