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Herbal Concoctions for Cold & Flu – TOMORROW (Oct 24)!!

  Hands-On Workshop ~ Thursday 24th October, 630-830 pm in Durango, CO Reduce your chance of getting sick this season and learn how to deal with it if the sniffles and cough do kick in.  •Learn immune-boosting and anti-viral herbs … Continue reading

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All about Cleavers (Galium aparine)!

Healing benefits of Galium/Cleavers! Basmati.com sits down with Dr. Anna-marija Helt with Osadha Natural Health to talk about the amazing healing benefits of Galium/Cleavers! Posted by Basmati on Tuesday, October 22, 2019

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Herbs your patients are taking: Kava Kava.

Herbs your patients are taking: Kava Kava. Traditional uses, clinical data, safety & interactions with Dr. Marija of mycustomherbs.com   https://www.facebook.com/mycustomherbs/videos/2587853834626326/ anxiety, depression, liver, insomnia

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Herbs your patients are taking: Peppermint

Advanced topics in botanical medicine – Herbs your patients are taking: Peppermint   Join Dr. Marija at My Custom Herbs as she geeks out on traditional uses, clinical data, safety and interactions of the top 10 selling herbs in the … Continue reading

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Easy to make herbal gifts for the holidays

Some simple, sweet herbal gifts to make for your loved ones… https://basmati.com/2019/10/15/easytomake-herbal-gifts-holidays

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Litsea cubeba – all about it!

Litsea cubeba. Unless you’re an aromatherapist or Chinese medicine practitioner, this may be a new one for you…   https://basmati.com/2019/10/02/essential-oil-essentials-let%E2%80%99s-learn-about-litsea-may-chang anaphylaxis,  anxiety, allergies, bug repellent

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All about Allspice!

Allspice. Remember seeing an ancient red and white tin of this in the spice cabinet growing up but don’t know what the heck it is? Well, tune in here…   https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/2547762205269747/ digestion, cold, flu, blood sugar

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PUMPKIN SPICE, GOOD FOR MORE THAN LATTES: GREAT MEDICINAL USES

Pumpkin Spice…love it or hate it, it goes beyond your coffee drink and air freshener!   https://basmati.com/2019/10/09/pumpkin-spice-good-more-lattes-great-medicinal-uses

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Herbs your patients are taking: Echinacea

Advanced topics in botanical medicine – Herbs your patients are taking: Echinacea   uses, clinical data, safety, interactions   Plus, did you know that Echinacea’s polysaccharides aren’t the primary immune stimulating component of the plant?   https://www.facebook.com/mycustomherbs/videos/393414064662650/

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Herbs your patients are taking: Turmeric

My Custom Herb’s weekly live video on advanced topics in botanical medicine.   This week, we’re continuing the series “Herbs your patients are taking” with a deep look at turmeric. Including Marija’s rant on Turmeric versus curcumins.   https://www.facebook.com/mycustomherbs/videos/vb.341938823111068/2389162508003154/?type=2&theater curcumin-free … Continue reading

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The food and medicine of Prickly Pear cactus

Prickly Pear Cactus. Awesome food and medicine. Just don’t forget to remove the spines and glochids or you’ll regret it…   https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/2138707573098502/

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Herbs your patients are taking: Saw Palmetto

Advanced topics in herbalism. https://www.facebook.com/mycustomherbs/videos/422313375113182/ BPH, benign prostate hypertrophy, PCOS, hormonal imbalances, fertility, reproductive health, hirsutism

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Meet the weeds: Chickweed. Gentle but effective!

  https://basmati.com/2019/09/25/meet-weeds-chickweed-food-medicine UTI, fluid retention, eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, detox, lymph, swollen glands, itchy skin

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3 hearty & grounding mushroom recipes for fall

Mushroom season is wrapping up here in the San Juans but just getting going elsewhere. Here are a few ideas on what to do with your bounty (or what you’ve foraged from teh market).   https://basmati.com/2019/09/20/3-hearty-grounding-mushroom-recipes-fall wild mushrooms, immune system, … Continue reading

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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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