Evening Primrose- Oenothera biennis

Evening Primrose- Oenothera biennis Evening Primrose Oil contains a high concentration of a fatty acid called GLA, gamma-lineolic acid. Evening primrose oil has a long history in midwifery for preventing high blood pressure, shortening labor and augmenting labor. But you may not know that the oil is also used...

Why See a Herbalist?

Why See a Herbalist? 1. Be Listened To: Many people in my over 20 years of practice have said, “I knew something was off, but no one would listen to me.” Being listened to is so important when it comes to your health. Many issues can be worked with...

Herbs for Exhaustion

Living in the world we live in today we are bombarded with everything.If we work, we work hard, and long. If we have children we are raising them with more expectations and judgement than ever before. If we are doing anything it is hardcore and super-sized. This is why...

Natural Remedies for Postpartum Depression

Natural Remedies for Postpartum Depression Natural Remedies for Postpartum Depression These suggestions can prove helpful for managing and alleviating postpartum depression naturally. They are also great overall tips for assisting in alleviating baby blues. Placenta Therapy– a great description is here. Homeopathic medicine Phosphorus: applies to these issues, indifference,...

St. John’s Wort-update

So, I posted about the SJW infused oil which I am getting ready to strain and rebottle. Notice the lovely color and it smells marvelous. One of my favorite smells. I think it smells like sunshine and I use it as part of a seasonal disorder treatment. This powerful oil...

Blackberry Cordial

Blackberry Cordial Recipe Blackberry cordial is a digestive, wonderful aperitif, or just a fun add in for an adult soda by mixing with ice and seltzer water. 4 cups ripe sweet blackberries 3 cups bottled water 4 whole cloves 3 black peppercorns 3 cardamom pods, lightly crushed 2 cinnamon sticks,...

A Peek Into the Chakra System

A Peek Into the Chakra System Posted on February 13, 2013 by Cathy Podd, she gave us permission to reprint, thanks! The Chakra system, originating in Hindu and Buddhist traditions, have thousands of texts and information written. However, since this is just a little peek, I’ll spare you the...