Category Archives: Herb Notes

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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The ubiquitous and useful button mushroom!

Those ubiquitous little grocery store button mushrooms are more useful than you think! Just get them organically grown…   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6m5HYoBJLs&t=4s

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Slow aging with 6 botanicals for mature skin

Some good tips for those of us above a certain age. I never thought I’d deliberately put oil on my face until moving to a mountain town with a dry climate…….   https://basmati.com/2018/03/20/slow-aging-6-botanicals-mature-skin

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Good Medicine Confluence coming soon!!!

A world class botanical medicine conference coming here to Durango in Mid May!  It’s not too late to get your tickets. Get more info at the following links: https://www.facebook.com/goodmedicineconfluence/ http://planthealer.org/intro.html

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Milky Oat Tops…great medicine!

Fresh Oat Tops! I’m still using the ones I harvested and tinctured in California last year : )   https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/1579160268835122/

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Making a mushroom spore print

This is an important step in mushroom identification and a fun way to make mushroom art :)   https://basmati.com/2018/03/13/making-mushroom-spore-print

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Natural Eye Care – 3 easy steps for eye health

Some love for your peepers!   http://basmati.com/2018/02/21/natural-eye-care-3-easy-steps-eye-health

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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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