Category Archives: Healer Recipes

Recipes for herbal alchemy. Practical uses for herbal medicine.

Are you loving your heart?

February is Heart Month! Are you loving your heart? Why should you love your heart? Do you put your heart at risk? Consider these facts according to the American Heart Association: >2150 Americans die of Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) each day, an average of 1 death … Continue reading

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Hormone Balance Naturally for Women

Natural Hormone Balance taught by Charlotte Test, ND, MH By now most women will personally know or at least heard of someone that had taken drastic measures to remedy female reproductive organ health problems or hormone imbalances.  Hysterectomies had long … Continue reading

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Herbal First Aid Kit for Fall and Winter

Herbal First Aid Kit for Fall and Winter An herbal first aid kit can be as extravagant or as basically simple as you want it to be.  Try to choose a variety of herbs that can be used alone or … Continue reading

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Stomach Soother ~ A Healer’s Recipes

Oh My Tummy! Try this Stomach Soother Tea This works great when feeling nauseous. Ingredients: Cinnamon Ginger Peppermint Combine 1 ounce of each herb. To Brew Tea: Combine 1 teaspoon of mixture with 1 cup boiling water. Steep 5 minutes. … Continue reading

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Herb of the Week 10/16/2011 – Chaste Tree

Herb of the Week 10/16/2011 – Chaste Tree by The Herb Peddler on Monday, October 17, 2011 at 10:39am Chaste Tree Berry (also known as Vitex, Monk’s Pepper, Hemp Tree, and Chasteberry ) is indigenous to the Mediterranean region and parts … Continue reading

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Herb of the Week 10/9/2011 – Psyllium

Herb of the Week 10/9/2011 – Psyllium by The Herb Peddler on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at 7:41pm What exactly is Psyllium?  Psyllium is the seed portion of the plant, which is used for its fiber content.  Psyllium husk is … Continue reading

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Aromatherapy

Introduction to Aromatherapy Aromatherapy is becoming increasingly popular as a valuable way to promote both physical and emotional well-being by using essential oils extracted from plants.  The benefits have been known for ages, however, it was not given a name … Continue reading

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Herb of the Week 9/18/2011 – Eleuthero

Eleuthero, which was once known as Siberian Ginseng, is a traditional Chinese remedy that is similar to Panax Ginseng.  It is known as an adaptogen herb which restores vitality and energy balance, increases stamina, support memory function, and acts as … Continue reading

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Herb of the Week 9/11/2011 – Corn Silk

by The Herb Peddler on Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 4:13pm Corn Silk aka se-lu si-li-gi, Indian Corn, Maize, Maize Silk, Mother’s Hair, Yu Mi Shu, Yu Shu-Shu, Zea. Corn Silk, is the silky-looking fiber that surrounds the corncob.  As … Continue reading

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Herb of the Week 9/4/11 – Stinging Nettles

by The Herb Peddler on Monday, September 5, 2011 at 9:54pm Stinging Nettles The nutrient-rich Stinging Nettle plant has been used as both food and medicine for centuries. The leaf is primarily used for allergy reactions and as a diuretic … Continue reading

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