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TAG : Herbal Medicine

Elderberry vs Poke Berry Identification

Elder (Sambucus canadensis, s.nigra), known as the "people's medicine chest", is one of my favorite allies.  In my backyard "elder forest" they grow as something between a bush and small trees at a height of 10-13 feet.  In June, I use elderflowers in delicious edible and medicinal ...

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Motherwort – its Uses and Benefits

Motherwort may be just a weed to most, but it has many uses and benefits.  Hidden among the other green plants, it thrives and flourishes.  If you just look for it, you will find it.  If you don't see it, you're not looking hard enough, as it can get to ten feet tall in places! It's ...

Elder – Podcast

In this episode, host Joanne Bauman discusses Elder (Sambucus), its history, folklore, and how to use it. Mother Earth Gardener - Elderberry Benefits Mother Earth Living - Amazing Elderberry Properties Herbal Living - Elderberry vs Pokeberry Identification JoAnne's Website: Prairie Magic ...

Chlorella Benefits & Nutrients

  Chlorella is a freshwater unicellular green alga which contains essential amino acids, protein, minerals, vitamins, dietary fiber, and chlorophylls Chlorella Nutrients Bioavailable form of vitamin B12 Source of protein Vegetarian source of iron High in chlorophyll 20% of fatty acids are ...

Adaptogens Herbs for Stress and Balance – Astragalus

What are adaptogens? Adaptogens are herbs that help us adapt to changes and stress caused by physical, biological, emotional, and environmental factors. They can assist in restoring balance within the body and help us defend against both chronic and acute stressors. One of my ...

Herbal Skin Care Treatments For Natural Glow

The cosmetic and beauty industries seem to be taking over, pushing out all the natural and good for more regulated chemicals that aren’t always the best for our skin’s health in any way.  But these toxic products don’t have to stay around all the time, especially when there are natural ...

Mizuna, Supergreen to Watch Out: Top 6 Benefits of Mizuna

An overview of mizuna Mizuna is a Japanese mustard green that is extracted from the species Brassica juncea var. It’s a super green that has a rich, peppery flavor, and this super green is very high in nutrients. The amount of calories is very low in this super green, but there are tons of ...

10 Refreshing Herbs for Rejuvenating Skin This New Year

The world of cosmetics has been blown way out of proportion. There are so many options it can be confusing on where to even begin when you’re looking for a new product and no Herbs that could potentially be helpful to your skin.  Not to mention how different each person is, they have a ...

10 Surprising Benefits Of Euphorbia

What is Euphorbia? Euphorbia, a part of the Euphorbiaceae family, also known as Spurge is a flowering plant. It is mostly found on open lands, roadsides and dirt roads. It is said to be a native of India and grows in South Asia, Australia, Africa and Central America. Some of the common names ...

Herbal Treatments for Irregular Menstrual Cycles

Introduction The term irregular period is relative since the experience is unique for every woman. If described in general, however, irregular menstruation can be characterized by these signs: too short or long cycles, spotting, too short or long bouts of bleeding (over 8 days), light or heavy ...

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