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Herbal medicine

Herbal medicine

Optimal Digestion–and less gas!–on a WFPB diet

Health can take on a different meaning as we age.  In my twenties I wanted to be healthy with most of the motivation in outward appearances.  And while that’s still a concern, it’s overshadowed by wanting to live a full life, free of disease.   Enter Whole Food Plant Based diets, including the Nutritarian Diet by Dr. Fuhrman and Starch Solution by Dr. McDougall.  Ayurveda and Asian medicine put me…

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Herbal medicine

mentoring now available

As many AFEA graduates know, I’m always open for questions about herbs or complex presentations.  I love these questions!  Recently, I began a more formal mentoring / tutoring agreement with a new graduate, where we had appointments to talk and go over new herb patients.  I realized that after supervising and teaching at AFEA, I really miss the students! I’ve just relocated from Gainesville, FL to Golden, CO.  As part…

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underneath the leafy Linden tree…

Linden Tilia cordata, Tilia americana I was an herbalist for years before I fell in love with Linden.  It took traveling to Slovakia, where Linden is the national tree, to find the love. My family flew into Vienna and make our way to Bratislava and then Budapest by train. In addition to an amazing 16th century hotel room in Bratislava, I stumbled upon a bag of linden packaged for tourists.…

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