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All about Figwort (Schrophularia californica, S. nodosa, others)

Fig-what??? Figwort! Learn what it is here : )   https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/637531333403877/ arthritis, lymph system Apologies for the crappy photo…it’s all I had in my photo library : )

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Herbal safety – Part 1 – Perspectives (Advanced topics in herbalism)

  If you are a healthcare practitioner of any sort and your patients are using herbs, you might tune in to this weekly series for some guidance on what herbs are, how they act, their efficacy, herb-drug interactions, safety and … Continue reading

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Start your puppy out right with these tips

Tips for your new puppy! https://basmati.com/2019/07/10/start-your-puppy-out-right-these-tips dogs   canine    health    puppy    nutrition    calming herbs

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Weekly Digestive Health & Herbalism Q&A

My Custom Herbs weekly Q & A on digestive system health and herbs. Send us your questions! We’re expanding into support for perimenopause and menopause…send us your questions!   https://www.facebook.com/mycustomherbs/videos/515621262575664/

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Garden Sage! All about it!

Garden Sage. The botanical name, Salvia, says it all. It’s good for damned near everything…. (Well, almost)     https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/956877977988926/ digestive health, indigestion, hot flashes, weaning, cold, flu, infection, brain

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Herb-Drug Interactions, Part 3

Part 3 of Herb-Drug Interactions! Herbs, medications and Phase 1 metabolism (p450 enzymes)….what can happen and specific examples.   https://www.facebook.com/mycustomherbs/videos/391016011765308/

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Reishi…you need to meet this mushroom

Reishi, Ling Zhi, Ganoderma lucidum, Mushroom of Immortality…by whatever name, it’s a pretty amazing mushroom.   https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/440490556803626/

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Herb-Drug Interactions, Part 2

Stuff you should know if you’re practicing….   https://www.facebook.com/mycustomherbs/videos/463423167787551/

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3 bitter mints for better digestion (& more!)

Not all mints taste like mint!   https://basmati.com/2019/06/26/3-bitter-mints-better-digestion-more indigestion, bloating, spasm, cramps, gas, anxiety, depression

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Natural, personal support for menopause, fertility, repro health, libido…

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Chanterelles as medicine

Chanterelles….the season’s almost here! Hear are some medicinal benefits to think about while you’re feasting on them…   https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/868048583574738/ Medicinal and edible mushrooms, mushroom foraging

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My Custom Herbs Herbal Q & A #1 – Questions on digestive system!

Along with the weekly Wednesday Live Q&A geared towards healthcare practitioners and others wanting advanced herbal info, we’ve initiated a Thursday Q & A for the broader public to provide some clarity on what can be the confusing world of … Continue reading

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An introduction to herb-drug interactions…

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BATS ARE BENEFICIAL! LURE THEM TO YOUR GARDEN

Bats are pollinators, too! Who doesn’t love bats?!   https://basmati.com/2019/06/19/bats-are-beneficial-lure-them-your-garden bats, pollinators, night blooming flowers, gardening

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Wonderful Willow

Willow for joint pain, headaches and magic wands : )   https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/1324249327762210/

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HONEYSUCKLE: THE EASY-TO-GROW SWEET MEDICINE

Honeysuckle as a sweet addition to your garden :) colds, flu, hot flashes, inflammation, heat clearing   https://basmati.com/2019/06/12/honeysuckle-easytogrow-sweet-medicine  

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Oregano!!!!

All about Oregano! It’s not just for pizza. And I’ll offer an opinion on oregano essential oil…. cold, flu, digestion, fungal infection https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/567932433613567/    

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Garden Nasturtium as Food & Medicine

Garden Nasturtium… Easy to grow. Tasty in the kitchen. Great for infections. wild food, stubborn infections, cold, flu, digestive, uti   https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/1196851703826680/

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Nettle Root…a premier prostate tonic, but good for women as well…

 BPH, prostatitis, PCOS, aromatase inhibitor, dihydrotestosterone, 5 alpha reductase inhibitor   https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/1277362959079989/

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All about Wild Lettuce!

Wild Lettuce…weed your garden and get good medicine at the same time! Just wear gloves…it’s prickly….   https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/2525345177499605/

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