Building Better Bones with Herbs, and Lifestyle Changes

As our bones weaken over time, we can look to a variety of herbs and lifestyle changes to improve, and in some cases even rebuild, bone strength. Every second, someone in the world fractures a bone, and more than half of Americans over the age of 50 suffer from osteoporosis or osteopenia. Although women are … Continue reading Building Better Bones with Herbs, and Lifestyle Changes

Healing with Motherwort

A warrior herb that nurtures the heart and spirit of women. As women around the world share their stories and their voices, never has there been a better time for motherwort. Aptly named, this warrior weed targets women's health, especially the reproductive system, but its value goes well beyond, strengthing not only the body but … Continue reading Healing with Motherwort

Herbal Tincture: Echinacea; A True ‘Elder’ Herb…

Just as you can make a tea and extract your herb's medicinal constituents with hot water, you can do the same with a cool liquid - alcohol. You can grind and soak your fresh or dried herbs in an alcoholic liquid or solvent {such as Vodka}, then strain out the herbs. The resulting liquid is … Continue reading Herbal Tincture: Echinacea; A True ‘Elder’ Herb…

The Medicinal Properties and Health Benefits of Violets.

Violets have been known throughout history as a healing herb. An example that was proven by research was that Viola odorata contains phenolic glycosides, flavonoids, saponins, alkaloids, mucilage, and tannins among other things. These compounds work in several ways to cure ailments. Violets have been known throughout history as a healing herb. Hippocrates, in the … Continue reading The Medicinal Properties and Health Benefits of Violets.

The Healing Powers of Cats

There are many stories of animals as healers. Research shows that simply petting a cat or dog can lower your blood pressure. Therapy animals who visit nursing homes and hospices bring peace and joy to patients who may not have smiled in months. There are stories of horses who help people heal emotional and psychological … Continue reading The Healing Powers of Cats

Healing & Balancing Your Chakras

As a herbalist, I prescribe herbal potions and essential oils to my clients as a complement to our healing sessions and an alternative to medication. Over the years, I’ve watched herbs help treat everything from PTSD to depression, anxiety, chronic pain, migraines, obesity, rage, and more. After about five years of experience with prescribing herbs, … Continue reading Healing & Balancing Your Chakras

Trillium in Healing

Trillium is also called Birthroot. What a suitable plant to be drawn to when working in the childbearing field. It is used in certain circumstances in the process of labor and birth by midwives, and for menstrual issues in non-childbearing women. In Native American herbalism, Trillium root was considered to be a sacred female herb … Continue reading Trillium in Healing

THE HEALING BENEFITS OF SACRED SMOKE.

Using sacred smoke is one of the best methods for cleansing crystals and space. Just like crystals, each sacred smoke has its own healing powers and specific uses, but no matter what you chose to use—whether it be a resin, incense or herbs— having a sacred scent in your space is extremely healing. Benefits of … Continue reading THE HEALING BENEFITS OF SACRED SMOKE.