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Rosemary’s Zoom Balls

MAGIC ZOOM BALLS from Rosemary Gladstar This is the super duper recipe! They’re deliciously dangerous! The following recipe made 60 large size balls.  They can , of course, be made much simpler by just adding tahini, honey, guarana and a few other items.  Ingredients: 3 cups tahini, also called sesame seed butter (* I drain…

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Herbal Remedies for Sunbaked Skin

We are creatures of light and water.  As someone, who spent a significant portion of my life in what could be best called, extreme heat, I have some strategies for taking care of your skin that I teach to our students as they go into clinical practice. As a holistic therapist, I treat the skin…

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Planning a Fall Herb Garden In Texas

Texas climates are very unique. We do not have regular seasons in most of the State, and for those of us in the Deep South, Fall is one of the best times to plant. We have less bugs, less heat and more water. Herb gardening is often much easier than vegetable to begin with, so…

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Bioregional Herbalism: 10 Wild and Weedy Herbs of the Pacific NW

The Pacific NW is a stunning and absolutely majestic bioregion.  Think moss covered forests, mushrooms, big trees, drizzle, waterfalls, rivers, and breathtaking mountains.   As a herbalist, it evokes a feeling of awe to see what happens in a bioregion that has a somewhat mild climate(in lower elevations) and abundant rainfall.  Together this equals huge…

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Herbal First Aid for Outdoor Lovers

Dedicated to all the gardening, hiking, protesting, camping, swimming, foraging, biking, plant lovers out there! Remember: Don’t act outside your scope Think before you act Be Prepared: Build a kit now! Before you go somewhere   Learn the actions of the weeds of your bioregion Seek out Basic First Aid Training as well as Herb Classes…

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