Tag: Herbal Medicine

Stocking Your Home Medicine Kit

The key to using natural remedies against common winter-time illnesses is catching initial symptoms and having the right remedy at arm’s length. Recognizing symptoms early …

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A Lesson from Mother Nature

You know that thing that people tell you, about how time goes faster and faster the older you get? It’s really true. As a child, …

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Getting Hipsey with Roses

Last year I started what I hope will expand into a medicinal botanical sanctuary. Besides the classic culinary herbs, rosemary, sage and thyme, which make …

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Talking with Naren Udgan, Shaman from Mongolia

Naren Udgan was born and raised in the Ordos region of Inner Mongolia, and spent her early years living with her grandmother, a highly respected midwife, healer, and herbalist in the region. Naren founded the Tolin Center for Healing & Tengrism Studies to introduce people to Mongolian shamanism, or Tengrism, and to encourage shared knowledge and dialogue between shamans from all over the world, as well as to connect myriad healing traditions and practices. Naren does shamanic healing, reiki energy healing, and chakra healing, and is a certified ayurvedic nutritionist and detox specialist.

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Hawthorn: Food for the Heart

Plants under stress begin to overproduce important ecological pigments called “polyphenols” These precious micronutrients abound in berries and other highly pigmented fruits and vegetables. The hawthorn tree …

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Herbal Medicine: the Thread that Connects Us to Nature by Guido Masé

I am an endless optimist. I believe we can have access to the amazing technologies we’ve developed, and stay sustainable, too – but only if …

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Natural Cardio Care: An Herbalist’s Perspective with Guido Masé

Cardiovascular issues touch the lives of over 84 million people in the US, and remains the leading cause of death for both men and women. …

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Bringing Light to the Study of Plant Medicine

Natural healing comes in many forms. I am partial to the healing power of plants, but am also quite fond of minerals, essences and body …

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Walking the Plant Path with Guido Masé

There is no doubt in my mind that the plant world holds a magical spell for us. Plants are medicine, just by being what they …

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A New Beginning

Photo taken by the author, along River Road, Upper Black Eddy, PA On Friday I took a ride to Upper Black Eddy, Pennsylvania to tour River …

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