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Grow Calm and Live Long

Grow Calm and Live Long

Did you know that wild asparagus is a lung tonic? It is said to soften the skin and help keep it supple and smooth. Prolonged use is said to help with impotence and frigidity. Find out more about Wild Asparagus Root! Take full advantage of Wild Asparagus Root’s...
Poison Oak and Ivy Relief!

Poison Oak and Ivy Relief!

It’s summer and that means camping and hiking and getting out in the great outdoors where some of us are prone to getting poison oak or poison ivy or irritating insect bites!! Manzanita to the rescue! This native Californian plant (it’s also found in Nevada, Arizona,...
Summer Means Daisies!

Summer Means Daisies!

It’s that time of year when daisies start to bloom. Loved for their happy, innocent beauty, daisies also have a long history as a healing medicine. Medicinally, there are two types of daisies that are commonly used: Chrysanthemum Leucanthemum vulgare (oxeye daisy) and...
Not Really a Grape…

Not Really a Grape…

Discover more about Oregon Grape! Not only is it not a grape (rather a berry that looks like a grape), but it is one of the best herbs for Clearing Heat and Draining Damp. The root, root bark, and stem are all used medicinally and the young leaves and berries are...
Introducing Pinellia…

Introducing Pinellia…

Pinellia ternata, aka pinellia, may be an herb that you are not as familiar with. It is not commonly used in the West but it is one of the most frequently used herbs in TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine). Though toxic if unprocessed, pinellia is safe when processed...