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Enokitake (Enoki) Mushrooms!

Enoki mushrooms – those skinny little white mushrooms that are delicious in stir fries – are also good medicine.   https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/401950884027996/

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Bilberries!

Bilberry. Been great for my eyes and those of several clients :) And it’s tasty!   https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/1395091853982210/ capillaries, varicose veins, cognition, brain, vision, eyes, glaucoma, kidneys

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Sacred Trees: Hawthorn folklore, medicine and food

https://basmati.com/2019/09/12/sacred-trees-hawthorn-folklore-medicine-food heart, cardiovascular, asthma, depression, anxiety, love  

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Advanced Topics in Botanical Medicine – Ginkgo

My Custom Herbs – Advanced topics in botanical medicine: Herbs your patients are taking: Ginkgo Uses, clinical data on efficacy, interactions, safety and adverse effects.   https://www.facebook.com/mycustomherbs/videos/2567285749985767/

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Essential Oil Essentials: Blend our own seasonal scent for autumn

Making a personal autumn perfume blend…   https://basmati.com/2019/09/03/essential-oil-essentials-blend-your-own-seasonal-scent-autumn   autumn, fall, seasons, perfumery, essential oils, aromatherapy

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Time for harvesting Acorns!

  https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/1157870587934058/ nutritious, protein, fat, vitamins, minerals, baking, survival food

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How to use Hollyhocks

Hollyhocks…they’re all over Durango at the moment!   https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/918059945196717/

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The herbs your patients are taking

This week’s FB Live…What herbs your patients are taking. Traditional use, clinical trials, interactions, safety. St. John’s Wort is the featured herb.   https://www.facebook.com/mycustomherbs/videos/1319424591567301/

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MEDICINAL PLANTS TO START IN YOUR FALL GARDEN

Great medicinals to plant this fall! https://basmati.com/2019/08/28/medicinal-plants-start-your-fall-garden gardening, autumn, calendula, tulsi, skullcap, wild yam, black cohosh, mullein, geranium, oregano, chives, horehound, marjoram, mint, thyme, sweet woodruff, angelica, bee balm, blue vervain, california poppy, echinacea, chamomile, lavender, sage, violet

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Can traditional herbalism and Western medicine get along?

  https://www.facebook.com/mycustomherbs/videos/386034165393209/ My Custom Herbs

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All about Burdock!

It’s about to be Burdock-harvesting time…   https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/546198295918859/ ‘ liver, hepatic, digestion, bitter, prebiotic, gut, hormones,detox

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Four great medicinal roots to harvest this fall

  https://basmati.com/2019/08/21/4-roots-harvest-fall liver, digestion, back pain, autumn, fall harvesting, root digging, herbal medicine

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Evaluating herbal research studies

Herbal research studies…common pitfalls Join Dr. Marija, resident herbalist and microbiologist with My Custom Herbs as she talks about advanced topics in herbalism. Today she discusses common pitfalls in herbal research studies. Posted by My Custom Herbs on Wednesday, August … Continue reading

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How to choose probiotics

How to choose probiotics for yourself… (My Custom Herbs Weekly Q & A)   https://www.facebook.com/mycustomherbs/videos/2279906582324022/

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Boletes!

Boletes!   https://basmati.com/2019/08/14/wild-edible-mushrooms-bolete-bonanza wild mushrooms, foraging, porcini, boletus, cancer, immune

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Oregon Grape – Uses & Sustainability

  https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/527150071157512/ bacterial infection, staph, MRSA, digestive, bitters

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Adverse effects & fatalities due to meds versus botanicals in US

Weekly FB Live on advanced topics in botanical medicine…   Analysis of 5 years worth of National Poison Control Center data comparing adverse effect case numbers and case fatalities due to medications versus botanicals (and food), adjusted for population usage … Continue reading

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Medicinal uses of Pine

All about Pine medicine!   https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/1291690517666064/ cold, flu, congestion, incense, vitamin C

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Sacred Trees: Oak folklore, medicine & food

https://basmati.com/2019/08/07/sacred-trees-oak-folklore-medicine-food astringent, diarrhea, bleeding, rashes, burns, Druid

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Herbal Adverse Effects Reports

Info on herbal adverse effects reporting… How/where to look for info on herbal adverse effects and the importance of critical evaluation of the data.   https://www.facebook.com/mycustomherbs/videos/3096989180341529/

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