Essential oils seem to be almost as popular now as they were in ancient Egypt and Rome. Our understanding of them continues to grow as we pursue their use. There are quite a few factors involved in the power that these tiny bottles of aromatics hold. One of which is the sheer amount of plant … Read morePlant Spirit Medicine (The Secret Lives of Essential Oils)
Elderberry Sambucus (Adoxaceae) Also Known as: Arbre de Judas, Baccae, Baises de Sureau, Black-Berried Alder, Black Elder, Black Elderberry, Boor Tree, Bountry, Elder, Common Elder. Identification Elderberry is a shrub within the honeysuckle family. Reaching a maximum height of 15m, this deciduous shrub flowers in the spring and early summer. The elderberry shrub has smooth, … Read moreMateria Medica – Elderberry
Growing veggies in the desert can be a challenge, but if you follow some tried-and-true methods to combat the hot, dry, and windy conditions, you can rest assured that a bountiful harvest is still possible. For success growing in the desert it will be important to always keep in mind the environmental factors that influence … Read moreOrganic Home Gardening in The Desert
Sagebrush Artemisia tridentate (Asteraceae) Commonly called: Big sagebrush, Great Basin sagebrush, or simply (locally) sagebrush. Identification Sagebrush is a slivery-gray, many-branched low shrub with yellow flowers usually standing 0.5-3m tall. The leaves attached to the branches are wedge shaped and are 1-3cm long with wider outer lips divided into three lobes. The leaves are covered … Read moreMateria Medica – Sagebrush
The power of nature. The power of the spirit. The power of the human body. As a conduit for the nexus of all the healing energies, the Medicine Woman channels the earthly and the divine to bring health, love and peace to her patients. The Medicine Woman helps her patient reconnect to the truth found … Read moreThe Words, Wisdom, Love and Energy of a Medicine Woman.
Yarrow Achillea millefolium L. (Asteraceae) Also known as: Gandana, I-chi-kao, Milfoil, Millefoil, Noble Yarrow, Nosebleed, Old Man’s Pepper, Soldier’s Woundwort, Stanchgrass, Thousand-leaf, Common Yarrow, Western Yarrow, Knight’s Milfoil, Herbe Militaris, Sanguinary, Devil’s Nettle, Devil’s Plaything, Bad Man’s Plaything, Yarroway, Plumajillo (Little Feather), and Thousand-seal Identification Yarrow is a bushy flowering plant that can reach … Read moreMateria Medica – Yarrow
When healing comes from a place of love, that is when we know in our hearts that we have the power to heal. Love fortifies us, lifts us up, and gives us the strength we need to meet whatever challenges lie ahead. Likewise, it is with love that we must approach our own well-being. This … Read moreCultivate Love in Your Daily Life