Monthly Archives: January 2011

Herbs are safer than drugs

Despite what you hear from the news media, herbs are safer than drugs.  You are more likely to die from a prescription (RX) or over the counter (OTC) drug than from an herb. According to the National Poison Data System … Continue reading

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Yarrow – Achilles Versus the Devil

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium, A. lanulosa) is found throughout the Northern Hemisphere and is common in the West. Everywhere it is found — here, Europe, Asia — yarrow has a long history of medicinal use. It is classified as cold, dry, … Continue reading

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Reishi: The Mushroom of Immortality

Reishi (Ganoderma lucidum) has many names reflecting it’s appearance — “Varnished Conk” — and it’s value as a tonic — “Mushroom of Immortality”, “10,000 Year Mushroom”, “Queen of Mushrooms” and “Sacred Fungus”. It has been used for 4,000 years in … Continue reading

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Anna-Marija Helt, Ph.D.

About the herbalist Marija has been studying herbs, mushrooms and essential oils intensely since 2008, training at the Ohlone Center of Herbal Studies with Pam Fisher, at Green Medicine Herb School with Kathi Keville and with a number of other … Continue reading

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Lavender

“Being an inhabitant almost in every garden, it is so well known, that it needeth no description” – Nicholas Culpeper, 17th century herbalist, botanist & physician (1). Lavender is ubiquitous, scenting a multitude of soaps, sachets, lotions and room sprays. … Continue reading

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Essential Oils for the Throat (5th) Chakra

When: Sunday 11 September 2011 Moved to Sunday 25 Sept. Where: My home in Wildcat Canyon Part of a series of 4-hour workshops focusing on essential oils for each of the 7 main chakras. (Attendance of all 7 not mandatory). … Continue reading

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Winter Health – FREE CLASS

Wednesday 12 January 2011 in Durango. 5:30-7:30pm. Please RSVP for location (970.779.3111 or contact me) Thank you to everyone who attended for your great questions and participation!

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Women’s Health Series – Menopause

When:  Thursday 10 March 2011 from 6:30-8:30pm Where: In Durango, at Zuke’s, 2257 Main Ave. We will discuss what happens with our hormones during perimenopause, at and after menopause.  Holistic approaches to preparing for, easing and dealing with the physiology … Continue reading

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Women’s Health Series – Fertility

When:  Thursday 24 February, 2011 from 6:30-8:30pm Where: In Durango, at Zuke’s, 2257 Main Ave. We will discuss holistic approaches to enhancing fertility naturally and safely. The “Women’s Health Series – Estrogen” to be held on 17 Feb is recommended … Continue reading

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