The Day I Bet My Life on Herbs

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 […]

An Herbalist’s View on West Nile Virus

Let’s begin with the possibility that the West Nile Virus may not exist. It’s described as a close relative of dengue and yellow fever, arriving in the United States in 1999. We read that most people who get it  are asymptomatic, they’ll never know they have WNV. Only 20% show symptoms which may easily be […]