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How to Identify Wild Plants Safely by Katherine H. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:24pm Now that the warm weather is upon us where I live in New England, I'm excited to be able to go out in my yard or in the woods to look for my own herbal medicines. First, I'll look for chickweed which even starts growing under the snow. Dandelion is not too far behind and neither is violet or shephards purse. If you haven't done this before, ... 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 »
Childhood Leukemia in Germany: Cluster Identified near Nuclear Power Plant by Environmental Health Posted Thu 31 May 2007 9:00pm Childhood Leukemia in Germany: Cluster Identified near Nuclear Power Plant Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to ... Read on »
mystery plant identified by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted Thu 28 May 2009 12:20am The flowers belong to....Convolvulus arvensis.Field bindweed, common along edges and wasteland.Its funny because in the Dobies book you can get convolvulus seeds to grow.It is pretty and it had a faint smell unlike the greater bindweed which should smell, but doesnt. I read all climbing plants twirl clockwise up stems, except bindweed wh ... Read on »
How to Identify Some of Common Wild Plants by Tera W. Patient Expert Posted Tue 01 Jun 2010 6:25pm by Angelina Elliott California Native Cucumber Cat’s Foot Chamomile Miner’s Lettuce Mustard Purple thistle Wild Fennel Wild Parsnip Read on »
Sneak Peek: Plant Healer Summer Issue Contents by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 13 May 2012 11:28pm Plant Healer Summer 2012 Issue –––––––– Here’s Your Sneak Peek at The Summer Issue of PLANT HEALER The Magazine Different Available for Download June 4th Excitement abounds!  We are just this week completing production of the 7th edition of Plant Healer Magazine, the nearly 300 page long Summer issue available for d ... Read on »
Coming This Monday: Plant Healer Issue 2 by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Thu 03 Mar 2011 9:45pm Plant Healer Issue #2 Releases Monday –  185 pages To those who think we might be a little on the crazy side for doing such a thing, please understand that we had no intention of producing a 185 page magazine this issue or any other… and we really consider anything over 150 8.5 x 11 pages to be a book.  Fact is, we originally intended to ... Read on »
Nurturing the Senses and Deepening Intimacy With the Plants by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Thu 12 Jan 2012 11:31pm “The simple act of nurturing the senses might well do far more for healing of the world than all our programs and inventions.” ~ Cheryl Sanders Being an herbalist is a constant exercise in balance – with so much being given out in the work of helping others we also need the pleasure of finding and settling into our own nourishment. Beca ... Read on »
Entering the Green World: Shamanic Herbalism & Sacred Plant Medicine by Kiva Rose by Wise Woman Wisdom .. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 03 Nov 2008 8:46pm In light of the recent events attempting to regulate and cage the healing power of the plants and the amazing wise women who work with them, I want to post this piece as a reminder of the spirit and voice of our calling and love; of the root that mothers us all, sending us as shoots towards the sun to tend our kin, human and otherwise. If i ... Read on »
Foraging for wild, medicinal plants and herbs by ACHS Posted Tue 19 May 2009 9:20am Foraging for wild food is not a "I just happened to see it" activity anymore. More and more websites are sprouting up with tips about what and how to forage native plants in your local neighborhood. So, what does "forage" mean? Generally, to forage for wild food is to search for and identify natural food sources safe for eating. Whether in the ... Read on »