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Home - Blum Oak. Fresh herbs and spices. Rudolf Steiner Health Center. Anthroposophic Medicine (Anthropos = human being : Sophia = wisdom) is a form of complementary medicine developed by Rudolf Steiner that views the entire human being.

Rudolf Steiner Health Center

The anthroposophical approach to medicine adds spiritual insight to diagnosis and healing. Anthroposophical Society in America: Tea Smiths of San Francisco. About Herbal Tonics - Urban Moonshine. Ita Wegman. Ita Wegman in 1899 in Berlin.

Ita Wegman

How to Make Honey Candied Turmeric and Turmeric Syrup. I love turmeric.

How to Make Honey Candied Turmeric and Turmeric Syrup

It’s one of my favorite herbs and I eat it in some form every day. Both dried and fresh turmeric are great for you and provide a wide range of health benefits. Read all about the health benefits of turmeric here. If you can find fresh turmeric, it’s a real treat. The flavor is absolutely delicious (I think). This idea for candied turmeric and turmeric syrup actually came from a reader who left a comment on my Facebook page asking if it was possible.

A Closer Look: What Are Tonic Herbs. In herbalism there are three prominent schools of thought: Ayurvedic (originating from India), Traditional Chinese, and Western.

A Closer Look: What Are Tonic Herbs

In each there is a category of herbs that promote rejuvenation, regeneration and radiant health. In the Ayurvedic and Traditional schools of thought, this herbal family is known as the “tonic” group. In Western herbal medicine, this family is known as the “adaptive” group. Though a learned herbalist would make distinctions between these two groups (i.e. not all tonic herbs are Adaptogen herbs), here at the Nourishing Herbalist we consider the two groups for our purposes to be fairly synonymous. The Difference between Tinctures, Tonics and Teas… Oh My! A few years ago when I took a serious interest in alternative medicine, I found myself a bit confused by the terms used to describe herbal preparations.

The Difference between Tinctures, Tonics and Teas… Oh My!

Okay, a lot confused. Tinctures, tonics, teas, infusions, decoctions, extracts, brews… WHEW! My head was spinning! Are these terms all referring to the same thing? What is the difference between a tincture and a tonic? If you’re asking the same questions then you’ve come to the right place. During the time I interned at the White House and the Department of Labor I was overwhelmed with all the acronyms thrown around the office. Thankfully, the world of herbs is much easier to navigate. Be sure to check out the herbal preparations chart at the bottom of this post! Herbal extracts are the foundation of all herbal preparations.

There are two ways of preparing liquid herbal extracts from a plant. Because alcohol is rapidly absorbed into the blood stream, tinctures are the best go-to preparation for acute illnesses. Dessert Maker : Bethanne Wanamaker — Dessert Medicine. Eating ice cream & hiking.

Dessert Maker : Bethanne Wanamaker — Dessert Medicine

What's better than that? :) We enjoyed such a wonderful evening making refreshing herbal ice cream to activate our hike in the Marin hills. Edible Goddess » Inspiration for Your Positive Health Transformation. Adaptablend ~ Dessert Herb Powder 6oz / Diviana Alchemy. The Adaptablend powder mix contains herbs that will help the body adapt to stressors of life and other synergistic flavors that add nutritional quality, all being great for sweet treats and blended drinks!

Adaptablend ~ Dessert Herb Powder 6oz / Diviana Alchemy

Ingredients >> Lucuma powder; Adapt Blend ~ Ashwagandha, Mucuna, Reishi, Rhodiola, Moringa, Hibiscus; Vanilla Bean, Cinnamon, Ginger. Lucuma is the sweet dessert aspect of this blend, adding a creamy and rich fruitiness to the mix, as well as being a low-glycemic sweetener adding depth to a recipe. The Adapt blend contains Ashwagandha, Mucuna, Rhodiola, Reishi, Moringa, and Hibiscus. Both Ashwagandha and Rhodiola are well known herbal adaptogens, Ashwagandha being an Ayurvedic herb and Rhodiola originating in northern climates. Reishi is a medicinal mushroom with energizing aspects and immune boosting properties. To round out all the bitter herbs, there are spices added to the mix that pair perfectly with desserts and blended drinks. 6oz amber glass jar.

The Wild Medicine Solution Book by Guido Mase. The Wild Medicine SolutionHealing with Aromatic, Bitter, and Tonic Plants By Guido Masé Restoring the use of wild plants in daily life for vibrant physical, mental, and spiritual health.

The Wild Medicine Solution Book by Guido Mase

Explains how 3 classes of wild plants—aromatics, bitters, and tonics—are uniquely adapted to work with our physiology because we coevolved with themProvides simple recipes to easily integrate these plants into meals as well as formulas for teas, spirits, and tincturesOffers practical examples of plants in each of the 3 classes, from aromatic peppermint to bitter dandelion to tonic chocolate.

Using Medical Marijuana To Treat Alcoholism & Addiction. Medical marijuana is frequently in the news, and hopefully the growing awareness of the benefits of medical marijuana will lead to more sensible regulations and deeper research into why cannabis is so helpful in treating so many different conditions.

Using Medical Marijuana To Treat Alcoholism & Addiction

Among the conditions that medical marijuana can treatis addiction, whether to drugs or alcohol. Marijuana as a recovery treatment is controversial, not least because there is conflicting research about whether medical marijuana is or is not addictive. However, many studies have found that medical marijuana is not addictive, or as harmful, as other drugs such as alcohol and opiates. Additionally, several studies have shown that marijuana can be an effective treatment for recovery from other substances.

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