Category Archives: Herb Notes

All about Chokecherry!

Chokecherry….tasty food, great medicine. We have tons of it in and around Durango.   https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/1555113014573181/

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4 nerve supporting botanicals

Some of my favorite botanicals for nerve pain and brain health… https://basmati.com/2018/02/14/4-nerve-supporting-botanicals-st-john%E2%80%99s-wort-more

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Water Hemlock

Local Poisonous Plants class was tonight. I’ve always had a fascination with these plants…beautiful to look at but devastating effects if accidentally ingested. One of the plants you missed if you weren’t here is Water Hemlock (Cicuta douglasii). Photos are … Continue reading

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Lion’s Mane – Great food, great medicine!

Here’s my video on Lion’s Mane mushroom….tasty and great medicine for the brain and digestive tract both.   2/12/2018 https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/1547294358688380/ Lions mane

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All about Mallow!

https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/1538154779602338/   Mallow is a great plant to have in your health and wellness toolbox. And it grows like a weed in many places…so no need to feel guilty harvesting it :)  Check it out in this short video! 

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5 easy plants for your first aid garden

Don’t have a yard? No worries…you can grow these must-have 1st aid plants on a balcony! https://basmati.com/2018/02/07/5-easy-plants-your-first-aid-garden 5 Easy Plants For Your First Aid Garden When I first started studying botanical medicine, I was at work and got a call … Continue reading

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What’s your tongue telling you? A map to the organs

And to wrap up the basics of tongue diagnosis series….part 4! https://basmati.com/2018/02/02/what%E2%80%99s-your-tongue-telling-you-map-organs

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Hawthorn!

All about Hawthorn. A gentle yet effective herb I use daily and a powerful plant ally….   https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/1538129646271518/

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Growing a magical moon garden

If I have a yard again, this will be happening in a bigger way. For now it’s what I’m turning my balcony into    https://basmati.com/2018/01/23/growing-magical%C2%A0moon%C2%A0garden Remove

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Good Medicine Confluence – Coming in May!

Come see me at this great botanical medicine and societal renegade conference! So many wonderful teachers…I’m not sure how I’m going to balance teaching with getting to all the classes I want to attend : )   The title below … Continue reading

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All about Hawkswing mushrooms!

More on wild mushroom medicine in my video on Sarcodon, a mushroom common here in the San Juan Mountains and lots of other places….   https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/1528086933942456/

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Learn how to use Fennel for your health!

Dr. Marija Helt – Fennel Dr. Marija Helt with Basmati.com shares the amazing health benefits of Fennel! Posted by Basmati on Wednesday, January 17, 2018

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Adios, achoo! A holistic approach to reducing allergies

The time to start preparing for spring allergy season is right now…   https://basmati.com/2018/01/19/adios-achoo-holistic-approach-reducing-allergies

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Mallow Mania: 5 Mallow Uses

A super useful plant that is probably a “volunteer” in your garden…   https://basmati.com/2018/01/11/mallow-mania-5-mallow-uses

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Shiitake Mushrooms – More than just tasty :)

Want to know what Shiitake mushroom can do for you besides tasting good?   Check out my latest video to find out… Shiitake Take a moment to sit down and learn all about shiitake with Dr. Marija Helt Posted by Basmati … Continue reading

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Disclaimer

The information on this website, including “Herb Notes”, is for educational purposes only & has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. The copyrights of … Continue reading

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Red Belted Conk – video

My latest video on basmati.com. It’s about the mushroom Red Belted Conk, which is common in the mountains around Durango and elsewhere.   https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/1506239592793857/

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What’s your tongue telling you: Tongue coat

The next article in my series on tongue diagnosis! Happy new year, and go check out your tongue : )   https://basmati.com/2018/01/02/what%E2%80%99s-your%C2%A0tongue%C2%A0telling-you%C2%A0tongue%C2%A0coat

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4 tips for chronic sinus stuffiness

Head full of boogs? This article is for you…   https://basmati.com/2017/12/26/4-tips-chronic-sinus-stuffiness

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What’s your tongue telling you? Tongue shape

Next up in the tongue diagnosis series!   https://basmati.com/2017/12/15/whats-your%C2%A0tongue%C2%A0telling-you%C2%A0tongue%C2%A0shape  

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