I often recommend castor oil packs to my clients.  It’s a nice way to slow down, bring warmth and energy to a specific area of the body, and do some meditation or visualization. Some people claim that castor oil breaks up blockages. There doesn’t appear to be a lot of evidence in support of this

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I’m excited to announce that I’ll be presenting a webinar on herbs for female fertility as part of the American Herbalists Guild’s Professional Herbalists Training series. Confused about how to help when your client is trying to conceive? In this webinar, we’ll do three things: review female reproductive physiology, so you can get clear on

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Welcome to week 2! So how did the first week  of October Unprocessed go for everyone? Here, we did alright. I create meal plans like the one you’ll find below, and I almost always go out of order. This year Matt was unexpectedly home because of the government shutdown, and that changed our schedule quite

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It’s that time of year again – October Unprocessed is upon us. For those of you who aren’t familiar, October Unprocessed is a challenge sponsored by Andrew over at Eating Rules. The goal is to go for an entire month without eating any processed food. He’s got some great guidelines & FAQ that help determine

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I was excited to receive my copy of Yoga and Fertility: A Journey to Health and Healing by Jill Petigara and Lynn Jensen. Although the retail price is $21.95, it is available for a significant discount on Amazon at the moment in both hard copy and Kindle format. After taking some time to read through

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The American Fertility Association has released a “dirty dozen” list of factors that can negatively affect fertility. Although the list is interesting, it does not provide much practical guidance on changes an individual or couple can make to avoid these things – nor does it specifically state where one finds them in the first place.

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