Wood Betony - Stachys officinalis
Despite being a very popular and well used herb in the past, Wood Betony isn’t used as commonly today. However, given the number of uses it has, it is surprising that herbalists don’t turn to it more often. One Russian paper suggested over 40 uses for Betony. I’m focusing on the properties of Stachys officinalis here but…
Feeling incredibly grateful.
The east coast of Australia is experiencing a wetter & cooler winter this year. Parts of Sydney have just been declared a natural disaster due to flooding, 4th time in 18 months! I feel very grateful not to have been caught up in the floods to the north & south of us. Actually we’ve dodged a bullet on many fronts since we…
Healing PTSD Summit - June 6-12 2022
KP Khalsa just sent me a link to sign up for the Healing PTSD Summit. With everything that is going on in the world right now, many of us may be experiencing symptoms of PTSD. It may be new or may be older issues that have been triggered by current events. It may not even be something that has happened to you personally.…
Depression & Motivation Help Tips
So many people have struggled with lack of motivation, depression and/or anxiety more than ever over the past few years for many reasons. Any helps we as a society can get to combat this unwelcome and uninvited issue is good. Here are a few good tips from a group that I follow that specializes in dealing with these things,…
Mental Health & Diet Choices
Here is a good article from a group that gives hope to those struggling with depression, anxiety, as well as eating disorders. I would add that some food choices to avoid are highly industrially processed foods. Some additives are known to change mood, oftentimes drastically. We have been able to observe this quite clearly…
Mental health in the time of Covid
We are taking a beating. At least this article admits to the issues that most times are now swept under the rug...even going as far as stating it is making our physical health & immunity worse. I am actually surprised that they allowed this story in this paper as it goes against the flow.