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Healing Wise Archive

Archive of Herbal ezine articles by Susun Weed 

Relaxation.

Relaxation.

Relaxation is an essential Serenity Medicine. We could even say it is the goal of Serenity Medicine.
Relaxation is not just taking a nap, or chilling out.

Pomegranate

Pomegranate

Punica granatum
Thy lips are like a thread of scarlet, and thy speech is comely: thy temples are like a piece of a pomegranate within thy locks." Song of Solomon

The Healing Medicine Of Trees - Birch

The Healing Medicine Of Trees - Birch

Trees are the Ancient Ones, the Standing Ones, and some of the most fascinating of all plants. The lore surrounding any one type of tree – even some individual trees – is vast.

Do You Love Garlic? She Loves You!

Do You Love Garlic? She Loves You!

Garlic (Allium sativum), also know as the stinking rose, when consumed regularly has amazing health benefits.

Shove over Venus

Shove over Venus

by Susun Weed

"Pack your bags for the journey," Grandmother Growth advises softly. "Your Change may be rough in places, so cushion yourself.

Pine Keeps You Fine

Pine Keeps You Fine

c. Susun Weed

If you live in any of the temperate regions of the world, whether at sea level or high in the mountains, some pine trees are likely to be growing very near you.

Are You Ready for Winter? Part 3.

Are You Ready for Winter? Part 3.

Antioxidants
Antioxidants are powerful plant compounds that preserve our health. Vitamin C is perhaps the most famous antioxidant, especially when it comes to winter miseries.

Are You Ready for Winter? Part 2

Are You Ready for Winter? Part 2

Antiviral herbs are effective, tasty, and easy to harvest, buy, and turn into remedies. You still have time before cold and flu season to make elder syrup and sauerkraut, two of the best antivirals.

Are You Ready for Winter? Part 1

Are You Ready for Winter? Part 1

Here come the colder, darker, often sicker, days of the year. Are you ready?

Mysterious Mushrooms

Mysterious Mushrooms

©2008 by Susun S Weed
As summer nights lengthen into autumn, the forests of the Catskill Mountains in upstate New York fill with magical, mystical, medicinal mushrooms. "Toadstool" is a quaint name for the many mushrooms that spring forth between rains, while "fungi" is the more technical term.

Roots

Roots

Last weekend I taught about seeds and roots, autumn's blessings.
The shorter days and cooler nights change how plants store and use compounds. Instead of a focus on leaves, the focus shifts to roots. Nutrients and medicinal substances go into overwintering roots.

Seeds

Seeds

We just had a class on seeds. So much of what we eat is seeds. All grains — including corn, rice, and wheat — are seeds.

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