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Featured Herb: Lemon Balm

Ahhh, Lemon Balm…Just speaking the name of this plant helps my jaw and shoulders to relax. I’d definitely say it is one of my favorite herbs of all time. And apparently I’m not alone. Paracelsus, a famed Swiss philosopher, physician, and alchemist from the Renaissance era, believed it was the only herb a person ever …

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What’s the Difference Between a Clinical Herbalist and a Naturopath?

This is a question that has come up many times in my practice. Both naturopaths & clinical herbalists can be valuable to have on your health care team. Both use holistic methods, though the approaches are different. Depending on your needs, preferences, and where you are at on your wellness journey, you may choose to …

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Wellness Tips for the Cold & Flu Season

We are now entering into late Autumn. With the coming of November, some of us are turning our thoughts toward hearth fires, good food, the smell of pumpkin pie or mulled cider, and the coming holiday season. We also start to think about wintertime wellness, and may be wondering how best to support our immune …

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Featured Herb: Elder

Elder (Sambucus nigra, S. canadensis, S. Cerulea) Family: Adoxacea Grandmother Elder, healing Elda Mor, powerful wise healer, magickal tree of the faeries…There is so much lore and history surrounding this sacred healing plant.  Not only that, but many scientific studies on the antiviral properties of elderberry have come out as well.  There are even entire …

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