Triphala -East West School of Herbology-study with Michael Tierra Ayurvedic Formula for Internal Purification Dr. Michael Tierra L.Ac., O.M.D. The most popular herbal remedies in the health food industry are those that promote bowel movement. The reason is quite simple since a very common problem for so many individuals is constipation and bowel irregularity. Organic Seed Alliance — Oregon Tilth Organic Seed Alliance supports the ethical development and stewardship of the genetic resources of agricultural seed. Organic Seed Alliance supports the ethical development and stewardship of the genetic resources of agricultural seed. They accomplish their goals through collaborative education, advisory services, and research programs with organic farmers and other seed professionals. The programs of Organic Seed Alliance serve the needs of today with a vision for tomorrow by promoting the value of seed and seed saving skills, prevent the erosion of this resource, and expand the benefits and abundance inherent in every single seed.
Just Fruits and Exotics Just Fruits and ExoticsFruit Home Welcome to our Fruit Home page. Our fruit selections are grouped in the links to the left. Just click on a link for the group you are interested in and you'll find our great selection of fruits and nuts for your garden. Be sure and check out our new varieties and the cool exotic fruits we've tracked down and grown for you. Happy eating!
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Herbal Potpourri A popular way to use fragrant herbs, is to create potpourri. We are all familiar with prepackaged bags of highly scented potpourri from the big box store. Some smell wonderful, and others are not such a hit. Many times, the objectionable scent is from a lesser quality fragrance oil that can cause a reaction in many people. Naturally scented, or potpourri scented with herbs and essential oils can smell so much nicer. Herbal Medicine: Constitutional Herbalism and The Herbal Energetics of Western Herbs HEALTH and DISEASE What forces, seen and unseen, cause disease and promote health? This is a question that has occupied the thoughts of humans for thousands of years. Although we know many more minute details about the processes that occur during health and disease, we may not be any closer to really understanding the process.
Teenager’s Clean Machine Could Remove 7 Million Tons Of Plastic From Ocean Boyan Slat is a 19-year-old engineering student who has detailed plans for a concept Ocean Cleanup system that could help remove over 7 million tons of plastic from the water. The design would clean up the large ‘Garbage Patches’ using floating booms rather than nets to cover wide areas. By not using nets or mesh, the result will be that small debris will be diverted and extracted with virtually no by-catch of fish or other living organisms. The ocean currents would drive plastic toward the self-supportive Ocean Cleanup platforms, powered by the sun, currents, and waves. They estimate that by selling the plastic retrieved from the gyres, they would be able to make more money than the plan costs to execute.
Finding Your Herb Market Niche If you want to grow your herbs for profit, the first thing you need to do is brainstorm ideas for sale. Thinking outside the box(or garden), is important for the optimal success in your area. Here are some ideas that you may not have thought of. Herb plants or starts - These are some of the fastest and easiest ways to profit. You will have a short, intense selling season, but if you have little time to invest week after week, this may be a great fit. Herb List ASHITABA—The Asian longevity herb Ashitaba is perhaps THE major adaptogenic herb useful as an aid to kundalini-actives. Like Dong quai Ashitaba belongs to the Angelica family; I suggest you grow your own as the prices are rather steep. Ashitaba will provide strength and protection during the peak phase, and nerve recovery for exhaustion phase because it stimulates the production of Nerve Growth Factor (NGF). NGF is essential in the development and survival of neurons in both the central and peripheral nervous systems. In one study, using 1% Ashitaba dry powders, a 20% increase of NGF concentration was noted after only four days!
Boycott Monsanto – A Simple List of Companies to Avoid – April 2, 2013Posted in: Featured, GMOs In light of the recent public anger over the Monsanto Protection Act, here’s a simple, printable list of companies that use Monsanto products. By avoiding products made by companies on this list, you can help ensure your money isn’t going to Monsanto and also watch out for the health of your family and yourself. 40 Genius Space-Savvy Small Garden Ideas and Solutions Repurposed Furniture Garden You can create a beautiful garden area with some old furniture that you are planning to throw out. Old dressers make great planting bases. You simply put the plants in individual pots and then use the drawers to hold them.
Ask the Herbalist: Questions about Specific Herbs ANSWER: Croton is a pungent, unpleasant-smelling herb that is exceedingly irritant and purgative. Expectorant, external irritant to erupt abscesses and boils. Croton oil is the strongest of all purgatives.