Category Archives: Herb Notes

Helping your lungs cope with wildfire smoke

Supporting lung health during wildfires Help protect the lungs from wildfire smoke with some simple steps. Posted by Osadha Natural Health & Durango School of Herbal Studies on Monday, November 12, 2018

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Making Solid Perfumes, Naturally!

Solids (unguents) are an ancient form of perfumery. Plus they’re easy & fun to make. They don’t leak like liquid perfumes, and they’re great as gifts.  Come learn perfume blending techniques with natural essences & take home your own creation! … Continue reading

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Hitting the panic button – Botanical support for anxiety and panic attacks

I used to have panic attacks. The kind where I felt like I was maybe having a stroke or some other life-threatening issue. Once it happened as I was crossing the Bay Bridge on my motorcycle….not a very convenient time … Continue reading

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All about Artist’s Conk – Reishi’s woody cousin

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All about Oats! They’re good for your mood. They’re good for your nerves. Use them.

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5 things you didn’t know about Oyster Mushrooms

Oyster Mushrooms – Find them wild or at the market. They taste great and are medicine, too!   https://basmati.com/2018/10/31/5-things-you-didn%E2%80%99t-know-about-oyster-mushrooms

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Ginkgo for the brain and so much more…

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6 ESSENTIAL OILS FOR THE LYMPH SYSTEM

The Lymph System Part 2 – handy essential oils for this under-respected part of the circulatory & immune systems   https://basmati.com/2018/10/24/6-essential-oils-lymph-system

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Heal your gut to boost your mood

Gut and brain…they’re connected. And what you eat may impact your mood. It certainly does for me. If this speaks to you, read on!   https://basmati.com/2018/10/10/heal-your-gut-boost-your-mood

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Usnea…aka. Old Man’s Beard. A solid antimicrobial and immune stimulating “herb” on a tree near you….

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Thyme…so much more than just a cooking herb!

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4 herbs to get your lymph system going

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St. John’s Wort, FTW!

The Healing Benefits of St. John's Wort! Basmati.com sits down with Dr. Marija Helt to talk about the amazing healing benefits of St. John's Wort! Posted by Basmati on Wednesday, September 26, 2018  

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Et tu Brute? The Caesar’s Amanita Complex

…beautiful, some are edible, but don’t screw up the ID!  As has been said, every mushroom is edible once. I’ve been fascinated with Amanitas since not long after becoming a fungiphile. Amanitas run the gamut from deadly poisonous to mind-altering … Continue reading

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Free 3 part virtual herb walk in the San Juan Mountains!

Free 3 video series! This virtual herb walk near Andrews Lake will introduce you to great medicinals, beautiful wildflowers and deadly poisonous plants in the Rockies.  Just follow the link:   https://mailchi.mp/6f819fe9447b/coloradomedicinalplantwalkweminuche

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This month’s Herbaria is available!

Check out the most recent version of Herbaria….herbs, mushrooms, social and environmental rabblerousery!  From the publishers of Plant Healer Magazine and organizers of the annual Good Medicine Confluence:   http://www.mediafire.com/file/53y6rzjcncb6a9j/Herbaria_Vol9%25234opt.pdf/file

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Witchin’ in the Kitchen: Making Hydrosols

Home distillation on the stove top – It’s easier than you think to make your own hydrosols (scented waters)…   https://basmati.com/2018/09/19/witchin%E2%80%99-kitchen-making-hydrosols

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Mushroom Medicine: Making powdered extracts

Making a powdered mushroom extract …. strong mushroom medicine that’s easy to make.   https://basmati.com/2018/09/12/mushroom-medicine-making-powdered-extracts

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