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A Cold and Flu Chinese Herbal Remedy That Works Great!
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I recently caught the flu, cleared it up pretty fast (about a week) with elder flower and mullein leaf.  Then I caught another flu from a customer who came in the Herb Shop. Two tiny flus in a row. The worst that can happen to a healthy person like me. I have not had the flu or a cold... Read More

Part 1: How do I become an herbalist?
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We sometimes get that question at our clinic or through e-mail and over time have come up with a few answers. Everyone who is interested in herbs and herbal healing comes at the subject from different levels of interest and needs. Herbal knowledge can be a hobby, a developed interest, or even a profession. There are a few ways... Read More

Passion Flower: An Herb for Smoothing Nerves, Emotions and Calming the Mind
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Passion flower, also known as Passiflora incarnata, is a plant that grows mostly in tropical regions. It has been used in Traditional Western Herbal healing for hundreds of years. Its beautiful flower inspired Europeans missionaries to name it after “The Passion of the Christ.” While there are several species of Passiflora, the one most used as herbal medicine is... Read More

How to Have a Healthy Mouth Using Herbal Remedies
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Since there are many oral care products on the market with toxic or unhealthy ingredients, the best way to take care of your mouth (teeth & gums) is with products made with herbs. They are Mother Nature’s answer to everything healthy. Of course, brushing and flossing are the main ways to clean the teeth of plaque. Plaque causes tooth... Read More

How Stress and Anxiety Increases Insomnia; Herbal Remedies to Calm the Nerves
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Ahhhh…today’s world is getting tougher.  Home foreclosures, layoffs, economy is down, while China is making all the money, you’re stress out about how to pay the bills.  It’s no wonder everyone is suffering from anxiety caused by stress.  It’s not an easy world to live in these days.  However, there are ways to combat anxiety and stress with natural... Read More