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by Lady Alinor
Wed Dec 26, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: LINDEN
Replies: 2
Views: 144

LINDEN

I've developed a love of Linden, it has become my favorite, linden with lemon balm and honey. I also like a nice cup of turmeric, ginger, cinnamon, linden and black pepper (2 shakes) tea with honey, the linden counters the drying/heating energies of the other herbs (I tried slippery elm but it was t...
by Lady Alinor
Wed Dec 26, 2018 11:58 am
Forum: The Talking Stick
Topic: FOOD AS MEDICINE and/or DINNER
Replies: 6
Views: 2300

Re: FOOD AS MEDICINE and/or DINNER

I always forget how good this soup really is...... I don't have a title, I found the original in a textbook, and made it mine for my slowcooker/solar oven (the textbook said the recipe is 'Blood Strengthening/Nourishing') Beef or Lamb Onions, potatoes, carrots and/or other root vegetables Rice or Bu...
by Lady Alinor
Wed Dec 26, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Question about astragalus
Replies: 10
Views: 2273

Re: Question about astragalus

WhiteHorse, have you found Astragalus seed?
https://strictlymedicinalseeds.com has just about every seed or plant one could need...exaggerating, but they come pretty close.
Great people who stand behind their seeds and plants.
by Lady Alinor
Fri Oct 05, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Question about astragalus
Replies: 10
Views: 2273

Re: Question about astragalus

The book is "Chinese Traditional Herbal Medicine vol 2" by Michael Tierra. I did a web search using the pinyin name given for Astragalus seed in the Chineseherbshealing article link, Sha Yuan Zi (Sha Yuan Ji Li in Michael Tierra's book) and found many links and lots of interesting 'Pearls'...
by Lady Alinor
Fri Oct 05, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Question about astragalus
Replies: 10
Views: 2273

Re: Question about astragalus

This is a great article about Astragalus ROOT
https://www.indiadivine.org/content/top ... stragalus/
by Lady Alinor
Fri Oct 05, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Question about astragalus
Replies: 10
Views: 2273

Re: Question about astragalus

Okay, my book states that Astragalus seed has a warm energy and sweet taste, seeds have an affinity for the Kidney and Liver meridians, useful for impotence, premature ejaculation, urinary incontinence, frequent urination, weak vision
by Lady Alinor
Fri Oct 05, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Question about astragalus
Replies: 10
Views: 2273

Re: Question about astragalus

ItalianBee, we think alike in not wanting to waste any part of a plant.
I looked up Astragalus+Traditional Chinese Medicine and this came up http://www.chineseherbshealing.com/milk-vetch-seed/
I'll be jotting this information down in my Chinese Materia Medica...whoops already there
by Lady Alinor
Fri Oct 05, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: The Talking Stick
Topic: FOOD AS MEDICINE and/or DINNER
Replies: 6
Views: 2300

Re: FOOD AS MEDICINE and/or DINNER

ItalianBee....one could replace the soysauce with coconut amino acids or even just a liitle salt. I think the recipe does need the 'salty' flavor, maybe float a small piece of seaweed. WhiteHorse...yum! And yum again using infused vinegar! Yesterday at my clients house I oven roasted 3 organic beets...
by Lady Alinor
Thu Oct 04, 2018 11:47 am
Forum: The Talking Stick
Topic: FOOD AS MEDICINE and/or DINNER
Replies: 6
Views: 2300

FOOD AS MEDICINE and/or DINNER

CHICKEN ADOBO ( I think the original recipe came from America's Test Kitchen or Cooks Country) Serves 4 4 chicken thighs Soy sauce 1 can Coconut Milk or Coconut Cream 4 Bay leaves 8 Garlic cloves, peeled and chopped 2 tsp. Black Pepper Marinate the thighs in a little Soy Sauce for 15 mins. With COLD...

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