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9 Month “Foundations of Herbal Medicine” Course for 2017

This course is full and closed to registration for 2017. Dates and registration for the 2018 program will be added by Sep 1. This program is designed to train Community Herbalists, people who are able to use the gifts of healing plants with their families, friends and local communities. The setting for the course is […]

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Plant Profile: Turmeric

This Plant Profile is longer than usual for a few reasons: One, turmeric is a polycrest herb, meaning it has multiple uses. Two, the traditional and complete uses of turmeric have largely been lost as it has gained popularity in the inflammation supplement market in the US. Lastly, much of the information available in the […]

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Using Aromatic Spices to Improve Digestion

Many traditional views of healing from around the world view the digestive system as a key to overall health. This includes Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Ayurveda and Western Herbalism. One way to support complete and thorough digestion of our food is through the use of spices. These aromatic seeds and roots are seen as more […]

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Plant Profile: Shatavari

Common Name: Shatavari in Ayurveda Tien Men Dong in TCM Botanical Name: Asparagus racemosa – Shatavari Asparagus cochinchinensis – Tien Men Dong. Energy & Taste: Cool, moist Traditional Uses: Increases breast milk Reproductive tonic, it is best known for women but works well with men also Supports endocrine system which helps to balance hormones Moisturizes […]

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Plant Profile: Ashwagandha Root

Common Name: Ashwagandha Botanical Name: Withania somnifera (Solanaceae) Energy & Taste: Warm, dry, bitter. It is considered sweet in Ayurveda due to its nourishing effect, especially on the nervous and reproductive systems. Traditional Uses: Strongly supports the nervous system during prolonged stress Provides a calm, restorative energy – use for deep exhaustion Part of many […]

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The Pros & Cons of Coffee

Coffee has long been a controversial drink, both in the alternative health community and in mainstream medicine. Some see it as an elixir, instant energy and the only way to begin the day. Others see it as liquid evil and a cause for many health problems. Actually, coffee is a mixed bag. It has many […]

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Heart Health Topics on the Web

These links have been gathered to assist people in accessing more information on a variety of topics related to the Cardiovascular Health class that is part of the Advanced Topics in Herbal Medicine program. 1. A selection of articles from the blog of Chris Kresser. This is one of the better health blogs out there. […]

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