To play a game one must be ready for the unexpected challenge. Our Quest on Chagas disease was just closed (yes there was a “winner”) and we’re now preparing a report. It would be lovely to have a spot of quiet time to write it up but alas, along comes the plague. Residents in the […]
Here’s the most recent edition of “Wellness-Walk-About-the-Web”. Encouraging news about the rise of herbal medicine plus a great story of a grandfather who overcame incurable cancer in just four months through diet. A scorpion teaches us a lesson as well!
Our course in plant intelligence and communication teaches us that they are responsive to us. That they respond well to loving attention. But seeing is believing so we’ve asked our students to conduct their own experiments. Leoni Pizillo just completed the following experiment:
Maybe the third time is a charm? I’m determined to give you a sneak preview of our latest course on herbal gardening but so far wordpress isn’t loading it! Ok here goes…holding my breath
As a general rule, herbalists prefer to study plant parts, so it was a real challenge to create an anatomy course that wouldn’t drive our students crazy — while easing them towards mastering the basics. I hope it isn’t too bold to announce that we’ve just added a fun anatomy course! This is a study […]
During all the years I lived alone in the wilderness I successfully faced down bear, cougar, storm and hunger; it was a pebble that nearly killed me. It happened hiking down the thousand foot mountain spine I jokingly called a trail. I knew it was treacherous and I always took my time on it but […]
Recently our Queen of Black Eyed Susan announced she was going to tincture their roots. She knew that, as a cousin of Echinacea, Black Eyed Susan had similar effects, in fact, they were reputed to be even more effective in boosting the immune system and warding off infection. But did she know their chemistry? Did […]