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Plantain…get to know this useful weed!

Plantain…a weed likely somewhere near you! One of the best first aid plants. Not to be confused with plantains (bananas).   https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/1672608702823611/                                     … Continue reading

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All about Passionflower – or what I could squeeze in in fewer than 10 min

Passionflower is ridiculously beautiful and is helpful for various nervous system-related issues. I grew it on the ugly chain link fence between my place and neighbors’ in San Fran and it transformed the divide into beauty. On another note, WTH … Continue reading

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Mystical Mugwort: For digestion, dreams & more

For those who watched the mugwort video, here’s an article that delves a bit further into this great and easy to grow plant…   https://basmati.com/2018/06/13/mystical-mugwort-digestion-dreams-more

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Chamomile…an astoundingly useful herb that doesn’t get the respect it deserves!

One use I don’t mention in the video…Chamomile tea bag poultice for an irritated eye. This came in handy once on a road trip… Soak the bag and place it over the eye for 10-15 minutes.   https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/1656006654483816/

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Essential Oil Essentials: A quick guide to citrus oils

https://basmati.com/2018/06/06/essential-oil-essentials-quick-guide-citrus-oils   Some of the best smelling, most uplifting oils, IMHO….

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Superfoods 101: Goji berries overflow with antioxidants

Wolfberries! Aka. Goji…… https://basmati.com/2018/05/29/superfoods-101-goji-berries-overflow-antioxidants

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3 Liver-loving mushrooms: Reishi, Turkey Tails & Oyster Mushroom

Mushrooms for your liver!   https://basmati.com/2018/05/23/3-liverloving-mushrooms-turkey-tails-reishi-oyster-mushrooms

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Enhance dream time with Mugwort

A really fun herb to play with…Mugwort! A dream world plant in the Artemesia genus, named for the goddess Artemis (Diana), who, in turn, is associated with the moon and with nature. And also a bad ass huntress.   https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/1637248026359679/

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Lemon Balm. Grow it!

Lemon Balm. Grow it. Even if you don’t have a yard, it’s perfectly happy in a pot. Anxiety, the blues, heartbreak, digestive stuff…Lemon Balm’s got it covered.   https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/1630876386996843/

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Good Medicine Confluence

A shameless plug! The Good Medicine Confluence is nearly here and I’m really excited about the unique and inspiring classes being offered! Deciding which to attend is difficult.   Come see me…here is the schedule of what I’m teaching:   … Continue reading

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Be Lionhearted with Motherwort – 5 heart healthy benefits

Strong heart, calm heart.   https://basmati.com/2018/05/04/be-lionhearted-motherwort-5-heart-healthy-benefits

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Rose, by any other name…

Rose, great for more than just stopping and smelling, but that’s probably my favorite use….   https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/1624288227655659/

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Don’t overdo it with iodine…

What you may not know about supplementing with iodine or large amounts of seaweed…     https://basmati.com/2018/04/25/iodine-supplementation-more-not-better

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Yellow Dock – So much more than a weed

One of my favorite blood building herbs for women. Great for men, too.   https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/1617713708313111/

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Juniper…Great smelling, great medicine, sacred tree

There are many Juniper trees here in the Four Corners area that are hundreds of years old and one in California that is 8000 years old!   https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/1611167965634352/

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Trees are medicine, too!

https://basmati.com/2018/04/20/tree-medicine-5-common-useful-trees

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Essential Oil Essentials: Cypress for Life Changes (+ great room spray recipe)

https://basmati.com/2018/04/11/essential-oil-essentials-cypress-life-changes-room-spray-recipe  

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Motherwort! Heart, thyroid, stress, mood, digestion……

Motherwort…a fantastic plant that keeps my heart beating regularly instead of the funky beats it likes to do!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T4J1Iaac9HE&feature=youtu.be

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Get the scoop on phytoestrogens!

https://basmati.com/2018/04/05/phytoestrogens-what-you-may-not-know  

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