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Advance Discount on 2016 TWHC Tickets Until Dec 30

Deep Discount Tickets to the 2016 Traditions in Western Herbalism Conference $100 Advance Discount – Good Until Dec. 30th Only TWHC – The Herbal Resurgence – is the annual gathering of folk herbalists and culture-makers held the 3rd week of September in a vintage lodge in enchanted forests, high atop Southern New Mexico’s sky-island. In [...]

Juliet’s New Medicine Making Course

Announcing Juliet Blankespoor’s Incredible New Online Classes – Beginning With Her HERBAL MEDICINE MAKING COURSE It is always an honor to help spread the word about the good works of our Plant Healer Magazine writer/teachers, and never more so than in the case of dear Juliet Blankespoor’s new Herbal Immersion online course available January 8th.  With the help [...]

A Brief History of Acupuncture in Japan Prior to World War II – Part 4

Techniques for treating PTSD with Japanese-style acupuncture Acupuncturists must consider care for the body first. It is dangerous to put treatment of the emotional life first. Their body and mind are connected. The body mirrors the heart/mind. Show More Summary

Jesse Wolf Hardin Interviewed by Pulla, Bergner & Light

Plant Healer Interview: JESSE WOLF HARDIN Culture-Shifter & Herbal Ally interviewed by  Melanie Pulla, Phyllis Light, Paul Bergner, Sarah Baca, & Mason Hutchinson Jesse Wolf has done a lot for the herbal community as well as the plants we love, including interviewing both the respected elders and the new voices of the herbal resurgence for Plant [...]

The Various Benefits and Advantages of Bupleurum Root

Bupleurum is a Chinese herb which is considered very beneficial and is known to offer many health and medicinal benefits.  Like most other Chinese herbs, it is barely used alone and is usually combined with ginger, ginseng and other such natural ingredients. Show More Summary

The Top 5 Benefits of Bhringraj Oil

Bhringraj which is also known as karisalankanni in Tamil is a plant which is known for creation of bhringraj oil. This oil is mainly used as hair oil but also offers many other uses and benefits. It can be used for treatment of skinShow More Summary

The Yijing in Chinese Medicine Clinical Practice – Part 16

This is part sixteen of a series about the use of the Yijing in clinical practice of Chinese medicine. Read : Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3 / Part 4 / Part 5 / Part 6  / Part 7 / Part 8/ Part 9 / Part 10 / Part 11 / Part 12/ Part 13/ Part […]

Everything you Need to Know about Steam Shower Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is a process or thereupatic procedure which takes advantage of how scents affect the mind and body and what kinds of benefits it can provide to us.  This process has been in practice from ancient times and is still practiced...Show More Summary

A Brief History of Acupuncture in Japan Prior to World War II – Part 3

JMT Pulse Assessment The focus of the yin organs in JMT pulse assessment is based on Suwen, chapter 5. In this chapter, the principle of “yin leads, yang follows” is explained. The idea being that by tonifying the deficient yin organs, energy to the whole system will allow yang Qi to follow. This is a core idea […]

A Complete Guide to Laser Acupuncture Therapy

When the method of acupuncture is combined with laser technology, then the resultant treatment or process is known as laser acupuncture therapy. This is a kind of a therapy that uses low energy laser beams rather than the traditionally...Show More Summary

Plant Healer 5th Anniversary Issue

PLANT HEALER 5th ANNIVERSARY ISSUE A Sneak-Peek at the Largest-Ever Plant Healer Magazine Issue 360 pages of information, inspiration, & a fond look back… Plant Healer’s quarterly issues are released the first Monday of every month, with your Winter issue being available for download Dec. 7th.  If you aren’t a subscribing member yet, you can be sure of [...]

The Various Points of Comparison Between Acupressure and Reflexology

Reflexology and acupressure are both pressure point bodywork modalities but are different from one another. They are both ancient practices that were used by our ancestors as body touch forms of healing but are still widely used in many...Show More Summary

The Nature of the Healing Process

This post is designed to help you understand the healing process. It’s a little difficult to put healing in a box because it’s so wide-ranging. At the same time, it’s worth the effort so that misconceptions can be cleared up and details can be given on the ins and outs of healing. Show More Summary

The Yijing in Chinese Medicine Clinical Practice – Part 15

This is part 15 of a series about the use of the Yijing in clinical practice of Chinese medicine. Read : Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3 / Part 4 / Part 5 / Part 6  / Part 7 / Part 8/ Part 9 / Part 10 / Part 11 / Part 12/ Part 13/ Part […]

A Brief History of Acupuncture in Japan Prior to World War II – Part 2

Japanese Meridian Therapy (JMT) This new system of acupuncture, distilled from the classics, restored the emphasis on the meridians in Japanese acupuncture and filled a gap for many practitioners who never before had a practical method to guide them in the selection of acupuncture points. -Shudo Denmai on Japanese Meridian Therapy The Origin of JMT […]

Herbal Clinician: 620 pages of How-To And Case Studies

Now Available to Order, the New Plant Healer Book: HERBAL CLINICIAN Herbal Actions & Treatments, Diagnostics, Therapeutics, & Clinical Skills Edited by Jesse Wolf Hardin & Kiva Rose Hardin 620 pages • 8.5×11” • Over 1,000 Illustrations • $45 B&W Softcover One of the primary missions of Plant Healer Magazine is to provide the skills and [...]

A Brief History of Acupuncture in Japan Prior to World War II – Part 1

Beginning in 1603, a new shogunate came to power and the Edo government was formed, thus beginning a period of economic growth, strict social policies, and isolation from foreign exchange for almost 300 years therefore allowing for a style of Japanese acupuncture to form.  -Akiko Kobayashi et al., in History and Progress of Japanese Acupuncture […]

November Herbaria – Free Ezine for Herbalists

November Herbaria – Free Ezine for Herbalists A Sneak Peek: The free November issue of the Plant Healer’s Herbaria Monthly will be mailed out Nov. 10th.  To be certain of receiving a download link, be certain you are subscribed before then.  Simply go to our Plant Healer website splash-page and fill in your name and email address in the [...]

Plant Healer Wearables –– Shirts for Herbalists

Introducing a line of Plant Healer Wearables – Shirts, Hoodies, Aprons and more for the herbalist and plant enthusiast… in time for your Holiday gift giving. Hope you enjoy them!   (Share Freely… Thank you)

Effective Homeopathy Remedies for Shingles

Shingles, popularly known as Herpes zoster is a painful viral infection which is followed by blistering rash that generally appears on one side of the body. Though it usually affects adults but the younger people can also be affected by this infection. Show More Summary

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