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Shaggy Mane Mushrooms

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September’s free issue of Herbaria is available. Check it out for great writings on botanical and folk medicine

http://www.mediafire.com/file/ai9zdkm2gzpapj5/Herbaria_Vol11%25235_-_Sept.pdf/file#5+-+Sept.pdf/file

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Lung support for folks in wildfire country…

I seem to do a lot of videos on respiratory support. So if you’ve missed the prior ones, here’s one for all you folks in wildfire country….https://youtu.be/g_Sw1M3KjVo

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Monkshood

Went looking for mushrooms today. Found nothing but a few Corts : ( But I did find a lovely patch of Monkshood (Aconitum columbianum), one of my favorite wildflowers (for just looking at!) around here. Monkshood contains alkaloids such as … Continue reading

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Medicinal Mushroomery in the Rocky Mountains

Saturday, February 27, 2021. Don’t miss this online class that dives into some of the most common medicinal mushrooms you’ll encounter here in the Rocky Mountains, and pick up a bit of mushroom medicine making know-how along the way! https://albuquerqueherbalism.com/medicinal-mushrooms/

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Breathe easier! Tried and true herbs for respiratory support

https://www.durangotelegraph.com/second-section/features/breathe-easier/   An article I’ve got in the Telegraph, on supporting your airways during fire season (and pandemics).

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Spearmint – An under-appreciated medicinal plant

  https://www.facebook.com/mycustomherbs/videos/580310312598469/

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Class mailing list

If you’d like to be notified about upcoming classes, text/call 970-779-3111 or contact me through the site and I’ll put you on my list.

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1-on-1 Mentoring

Get personalized botanical education in this flexible program of learning w/ herbalist & scientist Anna Marija Helt, PhD In person or long distance (Skype) _______________ Some Topics Medicine making – Tinctures, percolations, infusions, decoctions, compound extractions, infused oils, creams, cordials, … Continue reading

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Chill the **** Out – Herbs for a stressful time

An article of mine in the DGO Telegraph on herbs for stress support that also promote respiratory tract health…   https://www.durangotelegraph.com/second-section/features/chill-the-out/

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Damiana for the respiratory tract

https://www.facebook.com/annamarija.helt/videos/10222985299039890   Damiana for the respiratory tract! Hint: It’s not just an aphrodisiac…..

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Long Distance Consultations Now Available

Available by Phone, Skype or Zoom. http://www.osadha.com/contact/

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All things Pine Needle!

Join Dr. Marija, resident herbalist and microbiologist at My Custom Herbs as she geeks out on all things Pine Needle, one of her favorite botanicals for the respiratory system   https://www.facebook.com/annamarija.helt/videos/10222836018547971/

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Some meanderings on staying sane and managing stress while stuck at home…

  https://www.facebook.com/mycustomherbs/videos/2766480390097065/

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A Primer on SARS-CoV-2 & things to do while stuck at home

  First, where I’m coming from… There is the “Germ Theory” in which pathogenic microbes cause infectious disease.  Then there’s the “Terrain Theory” in which the “terrain” a person provides is the determining factor in disease, with the microbes being a … Continue reading

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Stuck at home? Here are some teas to make…

Given that a lot of folks are stuck at home, now’s a good time for tea making. Here are a few ways to make an aromatic tea to help keep you healthy using stuff you may have in your kitchen, … Continue reading

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Advanced Topics in Botanical Medicine: SARS-CoV-2 – Knowns & unknowns

Advanced Topics in Botanical Medicine with Dr. Marija, resident herbalist and microbiologist at My Custom Herbs. This week and next, she’ll be sharing thoughts on SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 from the perspective of a virologist and herbalist. The goal is simply to share … Continue reading

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Advanced Topics in Herbal Medicine – Phytoestrogens – Flaxseed, Resveratrol

Advanced topics in botanical medicine – Phytoestrogens Join Dr. Marija, resident herbalist and microbiologist at My Custom Herbs as she talks about flaxseeds and resveratrol https://www.facebook.com/annamarija.helt/videos/10222307693900185/

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Advanced topics in botanical medicine: Phytoestrogens in Hops & Licorice

Advanced topics in botanical medicine with Dr. Marija, herbalist and microbiologist, of My Custom Herbs. This week’s topic: Plant phytoestrogens, focusing on Hops and Licorice   https://www.facebook.com/mycustomherbs/videos/677967986075459/

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Advanced Topics in Botanical Medicine: Phytoestrogens – Soy & Red Clover

Advanced topics in botanical medicine with Dr. Marija of My Custom Herbs.   This week’s topic: The phytoestrogen-containing plants Soy and Red Clover   https://www.facebook.com/mycustomherbs/videos/2410276299283051/

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