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9 Month “Foundations of Herbal Medicine” Course for 2018

The Foundations of Herbal Medicine course is full for 2018. If you would like to be on the wait list for a last minute cancellation, contact us here.  ________________________ Many people begin using herbs in small steps – something for sleep, a cold or maybe a headache. As one continues on the herbal path of […]

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Nootropics and Improving Cognitive Function

Understanding how our brains function and learning ways we can support that is part of the Advanced Topics in Herbal Medicine. The following links are resources to support the information shared during class. Brain Overview http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/B/brain.html Brain Anatomy http://www.mayfieldclinic.com/PE-AnatBrain.htm Alzheimers http://www.innerbody.com/diseases-conditions/alzheimers-disease Hypomania v Mania http://www.healthyplace.com/blogs/breakingbipolar/2010/08/what-is-the-difference-between-mania-and-hypomania/ Neurotransmitters http://www.brighthubeducation.com/science-homework-help/62633-neurotransmitters-in-the-brain/ Neurons http://www.brighthubeducation.com/science-homework-help/62839-function-and-structure-of-neurons-in-the-brain/ Synapse http://www.brighthubeducation.com/science-homework-help/109310-how-brain-synapses-work/#imgn_3 Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor […]

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Plant Profile: Calendula Flower

Botanical Name: Calendula officinalis Family: Compositae Common Names: Marigold, Pot Marigold These common names can be confusing and imprecise so always check the botanical name before using. Part Used for Medicine: Flower Habitat in Which it is Found/ Harvesting Season/ Special Considerations: Calendula is found only as a culitvated flower in the Southwest. It is […]

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Understanding Leaky Gut Syndrome

In recent years, the issue of intestinal inflammation, commonly known as Leaky Gut Syndrome, has become a topic of much discussion and some controversy.      The protocol for Leaky Gut Syndrome is addressed in detail in our Advanced Topics in Herbal Medicine program. The following links have been gathered to support the information shared in class. […]

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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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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: Comfrey Leaf

Botanical Name: Symphytum officinale Symphytum ×uplandicum There is confusion in the herb and gardening communities about these two species. See the .gov links at the bottom of this page. Family: Boraginaceae   Common Names: Comfrey, Knitbone   Part Used for Medicine: Leaf & Root – these have the same therapeutic uses   Habitat in Which […]

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Calendula for Skin Health

Calendula is one of my favorite herbs and definitely at the top of the list for topical applications. It has all the attributes of a top quality herb: safe, effective, easy to grow, inexpensive to purchase, and it possesses a wide range of uses. For folks looking to build a basic home pharmacy with a […]

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