Category Archives: Herb Notes

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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Disclaimer

The information on this website, including “Articles”, 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 or to substitute for … 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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My Custom Herbs Weekly Q&A on all things herbs & gut related

This week I address questions on Senna and on, well, what it means if you’re seeing chunks of food in your poo……   https://www.facebook.com/mycustomherbs/videos/640126749841485/

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All about Hops! They’re for more than just beer and ale…

  https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/648565068955997/ sedative, insomnia, anxiety, digestion, menopause, hot flashes, beer, ale

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Essential Oil Essentials: 5 sacred & sustainable scents

Some of my favorite aromatic plants have a rich history of use in ritual, ceremony, spiritual practice, hygiene, and simply for enjoyment that dates back likely for as long as we’ve had noses. Though I’ve stopped using two of my … Continue reading

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Herbal Safety – 5 of the top reasons for herbal adverse effects

Today’s FB Live topic: Herbal Safety – 5 of the most common reasons for herbal adverse effects… Tune in each week as I discuss advanced topics in herbal medicine.   https://www.facebook.com/mycustomherbs/videos/1621661757968244/

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Feel better during allergy season – 6 steps!

FEEL BETTER DURING ALLERGY SEASON Online class now available! Now is the time to get ready for spring allergy season! Use the following link to start kicking your seasonal allergies to the curb…. https://mailchi.mp/3d39de16ff7f/springallergies

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6 herbs for healthy teeth and gums

Smile!   https://basmati.com/2019/07/24/6-herbs-healthy-teeth-gums healthy teeth, gums, cavities, periodontal, gingivitis

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Advanced topics in herbalism – Herb Safety Part 2

Herb Safety – Part 2 – More data-based perspectives on the relative safety of herbs versus pharmaceuticals.     https://www.facebook.com/mycustomherbs/videos/1314268945414975/

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All about Shepherd’s Purse

Growing near you…Shepherd’s Purse!   https://basmati.com/2019/07/17/meet-weeds-shepherd%E2%80%99s-purse-food-medicine

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All about Figwort (Schrophularia californica, S. nodosa, others)

Fig-what??? Figwort! Learn what it is here : )   https://www.facebook.com/basmatidotcom/videos/637531333403877/ arthritis, lymph system Apologies for the crappy photo…it’s all I had in my photo library : )

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Herbal safety – Part 1 – Perspectives (Advanced topics in herbalism)

  If you are a healthcare practitioner of any sort and your patients are using herbs, you might tune in to this weekly series for some guidance on what herbs are, how they act, their efficacy, herb-drug interactions, safety and … Continue reading

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Start your puppy out right with these tips

Tips for your new puppy! https://basmati.com/2019/07/10/start-your-puppy-out-right-these-tips dogs   canine    health    puppy    nutrition    calming herbs

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