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Arthritis Herbs - White Willow Bark by rosie g Posted Fri 21 Aug 2009 12:39pm The ancient Egyptians used arthritis herbs like white willow bark and Hippocrates wrote about its medicinal uses in the 5th Century. Then in 1829 European scientists identified salicin, what they thought to be the active ingredient in this herb. Salicin is converted into salicylic acid in the body, but Extracting salicin from the herb is t ... Read on »
Creek Indian Medicine, PHM Excerpt by Phyllis Light by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 21 Nov 2012 11:05am Creek Indian Medicine by Phyllis D. Light Intro: Phyllis is one of the more naturally insightful herbalists we know, as well as one of the few in our community blessed to have grown up in a place-based healing tradition.  Southern Appalachian Herbalism is informed not only by African, Celtic and other European strands, but by the perspe ... Read on »
The Care-Taker of Plants: Invasive Species, Natives, Healing and Wholeness by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 09 Feb 2010 7:43am This is my partner, Jesse Wolf Hardin’s most recent piece concerning healing and the plants, and I thought my blog readers would enjoy and benefit from his experience-driven insights and understandings. They originate from his many decades of intensive land restoration here at the Animá Botanical Sanctuary as well as his groundbreaking work a ... Read on »
Aspirin uses and a Q and A by Bill .. Posted Wed 27 Jun 2012 11:27pm My wife has been taking high dosages of aspirin two or three times a day for the last few months as she had some clots show up on her legs and the doctor, after having me give her injections to thin her blood, gave her this prescrition for a generic type of derivative that she is taking. As always I scoured the internet to find more ... Read on »
Dallas Facial Plastic Surgeon Dr. Sam Lam Scheduled To Teach At THE FACE, A Facial Plastic Surgery Conference In Norway by 1888PressRelease Posted Sat 20 Jul 2013 6:18am 1888 PressRelease - Dr. Samuel Lam, a facial plastic surgeon and hair restoration surgeon from Dallas, TX has been selected as an educator at the Conference of the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery, scheduled to take place in Oslo, Norway in August 2013. Dallas, TX - Dallas facial plastic surgeon and hair restoration surgeon Dr. ... Read on »
In Balance: Invasive Species, Natives, Healing and Wholeness by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Thu 26 May 2011 12:44pm The following article on invasive plants is excerpted from a much longer version that appears in Issue #3 of Plant Healer Magazine . In the interest of full understanding, I recommend taking time to read the full piece, with its extensive discussion of the arguments and examples used by both sides of what has recently become a contentious deba ... Read on »
Medicine Bear Novel Announcement – With Excerpt by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Thu 05 Jul 2012 12:18am www.TheMedicineBear.com …. It’s Here!  Fresh off the press, Wolf’s new novel THE MEDICINE BEAR www.TheMedicineBear.com …. The first boxes of this exciting book have arrived, and Wolf is currently signing copies for mailing out to all who ordered one.  I highly recommend it!  As I wrote for i ... Read on »
Plant Totems: Identifying Our Most Personal Herbal Ally by Jesse Wolf Hardin by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 04 Nov 2012 10:03pm The following is excerpted from a much longer piece featured in the current issue of Plant Healer Magazine , and that will be included in Wolf’s next book, “Finding Our Medicine”.  As far as I know it is the most extensive and inspirational work ever done on the seldom explored subject of personal, practical plant totems.  Thank you for repos ... Read on »
A Secret Path of Destiny by John A. Patient Expert Posted Sat 24 Mar 2012 2:24pm By John G. Agno We Americans mostly think of ourselves in singular racial terms.  Yet, one in seven new marriages is between spouses of different races or ethnicities, according to data from 2008 and 2009 that was analyzed by the Pew Research Center. Some proportion of the country’s population has been a mixed-race since the first ... Read on »
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