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HerbKin: Healing Roles & Chosen Labels

HERB-KIN Healing Roles, Chosen Labels, & What We Do by Jesse Wolf Hardin The following piece is for you to share freely, excerpted from the latest issue of Plant Healer Magazine. Subscriptions are available at: More Summary

$100 Discount on Advance Confluence Tickets

Announcing a $100 Discount on Advance Tickets To The 2018 Good Medicine Confluence May 16-20, Durango, Colorado 28 Teachers Announced, 22 More Teachers To Be Announced Soon! Over 100 Unique Classes & Wild Celebrations –Discount Expires Nov 30th– (Please Repost and FaceBook this Announcement – Much Appreciated!)

Yoga, meditation improve brain function and energy levels, study shows

Practicing brief sessions of Hatha yoga and mindfulness meditation can significantly improve brain function and energy levels, according to a new study.

Wilderness Haven: Looking for a Longterm Caretaker Couple

There’s no doubt I’m a hermit (or rather, very socially limited as an autistic person), but there’s also no doubt that caring for this much wild land and this remote homestead requires collaboration…. especially in an era of increasingly rapid ecological change. But I frequently hear from people whose dream is to live in the [...]

The Reiki Precepts as a Guide for Our Times

There are pivotal times. This is one of them. We’re all here together, no matter where we might be in the spectrum. Hurricane Harvey didn’t happen only in Texas. Fukushima wasn’t isolated. Now chemicals are burning in Houston. North Korea’s

Fungi & Friends: New Plant Healer Column

The 250 pages-long Fall issue of Plant Healer Magazine quarterly will release the first Monday of September. If you are not already subscribed, you can be sure of receiving a copy by subscribing now at: –Show More Summary

10 Health Benefits of Thyme Oil

Thyme is known for its indisputable health benefits. It is used in several cuisines and is an outstanding addition to your regular dishes as well. This unbelievable herb is popular in Europe and is a delightful addition to several Mediterranean recipes. This popular herb is mostly used in aromatherapy. The volatile essential oils found in […]

How to get rid of a sinus headache?

Many people have a sinus headache at some or other point of time in their lives. It can be cured by few medications, but there are also few home remedies which can naturally cure a sinus headache along with allergies, sinus infections, and the common cold.  Below discussed are 9 natural remedies which can give […]

Different Techniques used in Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is a holistic healing of the physical body and soul. Aromatherapy is a technique that utilizes plant oils that help promote psychological and physical well-being. Some benefits of aromatherapy massage include, muscle comfort, increased energy, alertness, optimized sleep, decreased stress and tension. Show More Summary

Woodland Greens Flatbread: Lambsquarter Pancakes with Lingonberries

These pancakes will be more like crepesf or wraps to many American’s minds, lacking any leavening as they do. They are eggy, chewy, pleasantly flavorful, and certainly one of my favorite ways to cook Lambsquarters! They’re traditionally made with Spinach, but good Spinach is difficult to find in my rural/wilderness area, and Chenopodium is abundant indeed. [...]

Ritual of Initiation – Poster with Guido Masé Quote

The quote on the poster above is taken from the visionary essay by Guido Masé, titled “Connecting The Ecologies: Bringing Macro-Microcosm Awareness Into The Healing Relationship,” a powerful vision of the healing ecotones where self, culture, and nature overlap and interact. We are pleased to publish this extensive and inspiring piece, at a time when nature and [...]

Acupuncture, electrotherapy after knee replacement associated with reduced and delayed opioid use

An analysis of drug-free interventions to reduce pain or opioid use after total knee replacement found modest but clinically significant evidence that acupuncture and electrotherapy can potentially reduce and delay opioid use; evidence for other interventions, such as cryotherapy and preoperative exercise, had less support, according to a new study.

Woodland Foods: Creamy Butter Dock Soup

This is a simple recipe, and can be made quickly with few ingredients. My favorite dishes are usually some sort of simple country style food, preferably with ingredients right out of the garden or some weedy delights harvested from the dooryard or otherwise nearby. I often term these favorite dishes as Woodland Foods, probably heavily [...]

Free Issue of Herbaria and The Many Aspects of Violet

Today marks the release of the August issue of Plant Healer’s free supplemental magazine, Herbaria! It includes an excerpt of an interview with beloved herbalist and elder, Phyllis Hogan, an article on launching on herbal apothecary by colorado herbalist, Sarah Josey, and a lengthy piece on Violet by me. The Violet monograph was originally only [...]

Naming the Unseen: Of Thorns, Elves, and the Coming Winter

After much family discussion involving extensive research into linguistics, history, and mythology, the three of us were able to come up with a name for the field pea that we all love! Somewhere between the insistent anglicization of words, predictable pronunciation issues, and woeful homophones we managed to weed out some of our favorite, but [...]

11 Simple Steps to Create Your Meditation Habit

These days, meditation, yoga has become a new trend; many people from different backgrounds like corporate employees, Healthcare advisers, parents, children, teachers, students, etc are choosing meditation and yoga for mind and body relaxation. But, many people do not know that meditation and yoga are not beneficial for lifelong if do not practice regularly. Practicing […]

Study: Yoga helps back pain among veterans

Those who completed a 12-week yoga program had better scores on a disability questionnaire, improved pain intensity scores, and a decline in opioid use, a study that included 150 veterans with chronic low back pain found. The findings jibe with those from two past clinical trials involving non-veterans.

Tai Chi for heart health?

Traditional Chinese exercises such as Tai Chi may improve the health and well-being of those living with heart disease, high blood pressure or stroke, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. The...Show More Summary

List Your Herb Shop or Supply Business: New Directory

Promote Your Herb Shop or Online Herbal-Related Business in Plant Healer’s 2018–2020 Herbal Shops & Suppliers Directory & Guide With Articles, Business Profiles, Ads, & Free Listings In past years, Plant Healer Publications has produced extremely popular guides, including ones for herbal conferences and schools.  Now, at the request of many in the Plant Healer community, [...]

The Wee, Wild Beastie Within!

Yesterday I went in for my 19-20 week ultrasound, and got a peek at the wee beast for the second time. Said beastie was very active, yawning/babbling while tugging on the umbilical cord and using hands and feet to smack at the pressure of the offending implement on my abdomen. Here you can see the [...]

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