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Organic Herb Gardening and Medicine Making

Organic herb gardening and medicine making can be simple, easy and lots of fun. I’ve spent the last thirty five years doing it! Sure, there’s some hard work involved, but that can be experienced as enjoyable and a form of … Continue reading

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Natural Substances to Protect Ourselves From Radiation

The entire world is watching in horror as events continue to spin out of control in Japan. The country remains in a state of emergency after the devastating earthquake and tsunami struck and appears to be facing what could potentially … Continue reading

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A day in the life…

Yesterday was an intensely challenging day for me. It started off simply enough; after enjoying a robust cup of coffee, I donned my favorite apron and did a bit of cleaning. I’m still moving into my house here and there … Continue reading

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The Presentation

The arrival of February never fails to stir my excitement. I love the increasing light, the surprising hints of new growth and the feeling of accomplishment that goes along with making it through another January! My first born child arrived … Continue reading

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WINTER TIME HERBAL SUPPORT – PREVENTIVE HEALTH

Ensuring Robust Health Through the Rest of Winter There may be the slightest hint of spring in the air in some places around the country, but for most of us, especially for those of us in the Northeast, six more … Continue reading

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Natural Baltic Amber – Magnetic, Adaptogenic, Universally Applicable

The highest content of succinic acid is found in the amber cortex – the external layer of the stone. It has long been believed that by wearing raw or polished natural Baltic amber against the skin, a “homeopathic dose” of succinic acid is absorbed into the body, enough to exert its analgesic, anti-inflammatory, immune enhancing and vitality boosting influence. Continue reading

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Turn the spotlights off delicate woodland medicinals. Now, please.

Delicate woodland plants like Coptis trifolia and fungi like birch polypores may not currently be listed on Maine’s endangered or threatened lists, but why wait for that to happen? We already know that the places where these abundant woodland medicinals grow are shrinking daily. Continue reading

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Menopause as Shamanic Journey – Part 2

The Wise Ones Say …Hear the voices of the wise ones calling across the ages. Let the soothing sounds of their wisdom stories inspire you, and show you the way. Wise ones the world over refer to the first phase … Continue reading

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Menopause as Shamanic Journey – Part 1

Allow your unique passage, your sacred story to unfold, unsuppressed, before you. Honor the soul of your menopause and welcome your changes. Allow your menopausal/andropausal symptoms to point the way toward the nourishment you need. Continue reading

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Licorice – Glycyrrhiza glabra, G. uralensis – Fabaceae

Licorice is considered a nootropic agent, which is a substance that acts on the mind, improving cerebral circulation and enhancing memory and mental function. It is excellent added to formulas intended to benefit the brain and mental functioning, improve memory, clarity, concentration and focus. It is said to help harmonize the body/mind/spirit connection. Continue reading

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