That Skin Rash, part 2

Having developed and tried different calendula creams and infused oils on my skin rashes while avoiding essential oils I went even simpler. I was reacting even to the calendula in the infused oil and my skin was not happy. When it is inflamed, anything can cause more irritation. So I went to protect my skin…

That Skin Rash, part 1

Its psoriasis! Its eczema! Well they are both inflammation of the skin. There may be more of an autoimmune piece to one but they are both inflammation of the skin. My skin had one of those, labeled at the time as contact dermatitis. Its all the same. Eleven. ELEVEN different prescriptions I was on for…

Dairy Free Diet Resource Guide

Enjoy a flash back to one of our old posts. It is in a different kind of format than you are used to but I hope you will still enjoy it. Originally published February 3, 2015. What are the rules of this diet? To maintain a Dairy free diet the following ingredients must not be…

Ulcers, yuck

It is not just diabetes that can lead to external ulcers. Individuals who have restricted movement, a variety of older injuries, and have gotten skin infections are also likely to develop ulcers. What are ulcers and what can we do as herbalist to help with them. Ulcers start as some sort of injury that your…

Gout: Resurgence of an Old Problem

‘Gout is an old persons disease.’ Well that is not the case any longer and it is back on the rise. This past month I joined a group on Facebook and found it kept coming up in discussion so I’m getting some wellness practices out there for all of you to keep in your back…

Lets Talk About Cures

‘Looking for a cure for X.’ ‘I just found an awesome cure for my chronic problem!’ ‘This product cures X!’ I am sure you have heard one or more of these before or thought them yourself. Why are we so attached to cures? Do cures actually exist? How can we actually cure our problems? When…

Intention

Intention is a word that you may not hear often but it has great power to support change in your life. With out real intention you will never meet your goals. If you want something in your life work towards it! I was recently asked how I think magick works. Everyone has their own take…

Deciding on an Herbal Study Program

With our new Home Herbalist Study Program starting in a few months and our information sessions starting soon I wanted to break down a few options for you when deciding what herbal study program to participate in. What are your personal goals? We all have different goals when it comes to learning about herbal medicine….