Category Archives for Herbs

Liver Lovin’ Notes from AHG 2016

Thank you so much to those of you who joined me for Liver Lovin’ at the AHG Symposium this year! Since I didn’t have my act together to prepare the slides in time for the proceedings, I promised I would share them here.  Enjoy!​Here is a link in case that’s easier to view. Additional Resources​Here is a blog post […]

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Herbalists

holiday gift ideas for herbalists - wintertime grass photo

It’s that time of year again.  Whether you celebrate a seasonal holiday or not, you’re likely being bombarded with ads, promotions, emails and catalogs full of junk you don’t want or need. It’s time for everyone to check out one of my favorite nonprofits, Center for the New American Dream, for ideas about how to have more […]

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Kick Ass Fire Cider Recipe

camille's kick ass fire cider recipe

‘Tis the season for colds and flus, and based on the Facebook posts of my mom friends this one’s going to be intense. I’m probably not the only one who gets calls or emails when a client or friend feels like she may be going down for the count. What’s an herbalist to do? My […]

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How to Identify an Herbalist

We’re an odd breed, aren’t we?  Alas, you can’t easily identify an herbalist with Newcomb’s or even with Gleason and Cronquist’s.  Here are my top 15 signs that you might be an herbalist: There is at least one bottle of unidentified tincture in your cabinet.  You were certain you’d never forget what was in there, […]

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An Interview with Dr. Jim Duke

If you’ve ever been to the Green Farmacy Garden on a Wednesday, then you’ll know that Wednesdays are volunteer days. The garden is buzzing with people chatting away as they weed, seed, move plants and otherwise tidy up the place. If you’ve never been to the garden – well, go. Dr. Jim Duke’s garden is […]

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Thoughts on GRAS Herbs

Herb folks are probably familiar with the acronym GRAS, which stands for “generally recognized as safe.” I often hear students, practitioners and even big-time teachers & leaders in the field casually calling certain herbs GRAS, implying that this should set our minds at ease when it comes to safety issues. Let’s take a closer look […]

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