I learned about the Harriet Tubman Foot Clinic and Herb Bus in Atlanta while I was listening to a podcast. I was intrigued and wanted to learn more so I visited www.Herbbus.org to find how to get involved. After filling out a lengthy application and doing a phone interview with founder Lorna Mauney-Brodek, I […]
Ahh, summertime — cookouts, swimming, long days spent outside, and as is often the case, sunburn. As much as we try to avoid it, most of us are familiar with the red, painful skin of a sunburn. Use the natural remedies listed below for quick relief!
A limited amount of time in the sun supports […]
I’ve come to find that my relationship with herbs is ever-changing. I have those that I love on a consistent basis, but I gravitate towards a different handful at a time. I believe it’s important to pay attention to the directions we’re endogenously pulled in. Perhaps, for example, I’ve fallen in love with motherwort, […]
Summer is here in all its glory and for many of us that means more time spent outside. As any gardener or outdoor enthusiast knows, it’s likely just a matter of time until you have an unpleasant encounter with an insect that bites or stings. The effect can range from slight annoyance to infections and […]
Whether you are 5 or 90 years old, your body needs movement, nourishment, and love. Your mind needs purpose and your soul needs space to fly, play, explore, learn and express itself. For children, the expectation is to eat, sleep, play, grow, and repeat. Laughter is the norm. Falling down and getting up again […]
When my mother went through “the change,” her house felt like an ice box. Like many other women in perimenopause, hot flashes were one of her common complaints. To make matters worse, she was working the graveyard shift at a time when her body needed every additional ounce of support. Lack of sleep, inadequate […]