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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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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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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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Understanding the Role of Endocrine Disruptors for Men’s and Women’s Reproductive Health

What are They? Chemicals that can increase and decrease the production of hormones in our body by disrupting the normal functioning of the endocrine glands. They especially affect estrogen, androgen and thyroid hormones. This throws many organ systems out of balance. This term is often used interchangeably with Xeno-estrogen or Xeno-hormones. This is an important […]

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Men’s Health: Resources for the Prostate

The following sources are provided for learning more about prostate health. Links to both mainstream medicine and herbal medicine are included. 1. This link is from the National Institute of Diabetic and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). Its main focus is Prostate Enlargement, also known as Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia or BPH. 2. This link shares […]

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Plant Profile: Desert Rhubarb

  Botany: Rumex hymenosepalus (Polygonaceae) Common Names: Red Dock, Desert Rhubarb, Wild Rhubarb Southwest Habitat: It is found in sandy areas between 3,000’ and 6,000’. It is found in the Verde Valley and the many sandy areas around Page, Arizona. The farthest north I have encountered it is near Moab, Utah. This is a plant […]

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