From the Garden

Article: Old World Medicine

This is a great article from the New York Times: One researcher thinks the drugs of the future might come from the past : botanical treatments long overlooked by Western medicine. BY FERRIS JABRSEPT. 14, 2016 On a warm, clear evening in March, with the sun still hanging above the horizon, Cassandra Quave climbed aboard a jalapeño-green 4-by-4…

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What I Am Reading Now

I am excited to share my newest additions to my Herbal library which are “The Modern Herbal Dispensatory” by Thomas Easley and Steven Horne and Matthew Wood’s “The Earthwise Herbal Repertory”. Two totally different herbal reference sources, one very quick, easy to access and the other much more  in depth with cross references for specific health…

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Understanding Adaptogens

Adaptogens are non-toxic herbs that assist in fighting depression and increasing stamina. Here’s what you need to know. The 7 best known adaptogens: Ginseng Holy Basil Ashwaganda Astragalus Licorice Root Rhodiola Cordycep Mushrooms Photo by quinn.anya Photo by rubel roy’s photography

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