Varicose Veins

Chickweed and Nettles

May 1, 2016

Wild Spring Greens as Food and Medicine Spring is a great time to watch your greens grow. The aesthetically beautiful Chickweed and potent Stinging Nettle...

Yarrow Medicine: A Healing and Anti-inflammatory Herb

July 1, 2013

 For Blood Vessels, Arteries, Joints and a Whole Lot More During the summer of 1984, some friends and I were invited to the cottage of...

Fabulous Fibre: Foods That Create Fullness and Fight Fat

May 1, 2011

1890 could be called “the year the human diet started to go downhill”. That was the year that a new milling technique which removed fibre...

Natural Beauty: Nutrients That Can Transform Your Skin and Hair from the Inside Out

April 1, 2011

No matter your age, it is possible to revitalize your skin and hair and return to your former, youthful glow. You can transform your skin...

Homeopathic Medicine for Varicose Veins and Hemorrhoids

May 1, 2009

Often thought of as an unsightly and embarrassing matter, varicose veins are one of many circulatory problems that can contribute to ill health. While they...

Spotlight on Shepherd’s Purse

April 1, 2009

Excellent Spring Tonic for Circulation Now that spring is here, I find it exhilarating to go for a walk each day and see all of...

Sepia: Homeopathy’s Wise Woman

December 1, 2008

With our hectic modern lifestyles, increased environmental toxicity, and gradual disconnect from nature’s cycles, it is no wonder that Sepia Officinalis is often called upon...

Staghorn Sumac

July 1, 2008

Heals Inflammation and Boosts Circulation One of the great things about summer is the incredible bounty of wild foods that are available. By far the...

Hawthorn Herbal Ally for the Heart and Mind

May 1, 2008

Now that spring is in full swing, I am blown away by the incredible diversity of plant life that grows all around us. I remember...

Bodacious Beets: Worth Their Weight in Gold

December 1, 2007

When I was a kid, grandma used to quip that beets were “worth their weight in gold” and since my grandparents always grew a huge...

Freshen Up Your Summer Menu with Berries

July 1, 2007

I heard a news report recently stating that the main concern of Canadians at this time is to maintain good health. Proper nutrition is certainly...

Heavenly Horsetail: One of the First Signs of Spring

April 1, 2007

I enjoy every season, but as a student of nature and a herbalist I have to admit I love spring the most – observing the...

Black Currants

October 1, 2005

The Remarkable Deep Tissue Toxifier “There is nobody who, having a garden, shouldn’t plant a great number [of black currant bushes] for the needs of...