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Materia Medica: Pine

Published on November 9, 2014 under Materia Medica
Just in time for cold and flu season, comes a delightful herb from your backyard chock full of Vitamin C, an important nutrient for our immune health. Learn more about this coniferous ally, the Pine…
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Materia Medica: Papaya

Published on November 3, 2014 under Materia Medica
Papaya, or Carica papaya, is a commonly known fruit that also offers lots of healing benefits. Check out more at the link above. How have YOU used Papaya? Let us know in the comments below.
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Materia Medica: Vitex

Published on October 27, 2014 under Materia Medica
Vitex or Chaste Tree, latin name Vitex agnus-castus, is a gentle yet powerful balancing herb for the endocrine system - aka your hormones. As one of the herbs we meet and discuss in our Roots…
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Making Your Own Herbal Tinctures

Published on October 5, 2014 under News
From our Roots of Herbalism Home Study video, we explore Tinctures today - how to make your own concentrated, liquid herbal extracts using alcohol like brandy or vodka, vegetable glycerine, or apple cider vinegar. In…
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Happy Gandhi Jayanti!

Published on October 1, 2014 under News
Happy Gandhi Jayanti!
Happy Gandhi Jayanti, celebrated on October 2nd to mark the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Gandhi is also known as the "Father of our Nation" and "Bapu" in India.  He freed India from the British…
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Water Prayers

Published on September 27, 2014 under Earth-Space News
Herbalist Emily Ruff brings her reflections on the healing powers of water, and the power of focusing our collective energy on gratitude and healing the Earth's waters, in this video from a spring atop Sage…
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Happy Birthday, Dr. Bach!

Published on September 24, 2014 under Classes
Happy Birthday, Dr. Bach!
Dr. Edward Bach, who brought us the system of healing known today as Flower Essences, was born on September 24th, 1886. Dr. Bach was a homeopathic physician who left a thriving practice and prestigious position…
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