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My 10 all time favorite oils…Notes for Aroma Class

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Mushromatherapy – Part 2

Part one of “Mushromatherapy” introduced some of the more ubiquitous scent molecules responsible for characteristic aromas of some of our (making an assumption here) favorite edible and medicinal mushrooms.  The article also delved into what these volatile compounds do for the mushrooms and what they may potentially do for us.  This time, we’ll...

Medicinal Mushrooms – What makes them medicinal? (Besides polysaccharides…)

There's a lot out there about mushroom polysaccharides as medicine. To the extent that some folks may believe that polysaccharides are the only significant medicinal bits of a mushroom. But, nope. Mushrooms have a passel of interesting components that make them useful for us humans. Crude extracts of mushrooms , and of course the whole mushrooms,...

Four essential oil myths

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What do ‘essential oils’ do for the plants and fungi that make them?

Hint: It isn't all about us people : ) https://youtu.be/yumwPH9XT8I ~~~ Content © Dr. Anna Marija Helt, Osadha Natural Health, LLC. Permission to republish any of the articles or videos in full or in part online or in print must be granted by the author in writing. The articles and videos on this website for educational purposes only & have...

Grindelia – An underutilized and common medicinal plant

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Lion’s Mane Mushroom (Hericium) in Detail!

Originally published in Plant Healer Quarterly Big-ass Lion's Mane. In Philadelphia, of all places..... Lion’s Mane Mushroom (Hericium erinaceus) - Everything you’ve wanted to know but were afraid to ask Yamabushi, “those who sleep in the mountains”, are ascetics in Japan who live…well, in the mountains. They seek enlightenment in nature in a...

Chickweed. For real this time…

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2 of these are not like the others, 2 of these are kinda the same…

How do you know which is a Bolete and which is Leccinum species??? https://youtu.be/6hIhJ2J_a8U ~~~ Content © Dr. Anna Marija Helt, Osadha Natural Health, LLC. Permission to republish any of the articles or videos in full or in part online or in print must be granted by the author in writing. The articles and videos on this website for...

It’s Monsoon Mushroom Season, Y’all!

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Vacant Lot Medicine

Edible and medicinal wild plants may be closer than you think! https://youtu.be/N_9D7iNRDLg ~~~ Content © Dr. Anna Marija Helt, Osadha Natural Health, LLC. Permission to republish any of the articles or videos in full or in part online or in print must be granted by the author in writing. The articles and videos on this website for educational...

Medicinal Mushroom Foraging at the Grocery Store

If you want the full on class covering 5 great grocery store medicinal mushrooms, scootch on over to classes https://youtu.be/yX8PpjX5DD8 ~~~ Content © Dr. Anna Marija Helt, Osadha Natural Health, LLC. Permission to republish any of the articles or videos in full or in part online or in print must be granted by the author in writing. The articles...