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by bluebirdmama
Mon Jan 26, 2015 8:30 pm
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Chaga
Replies: 7
Views: 4604

Re: Chaga

I love Chaga! I drink it every day, several times a day. My kids absolutely love it too. It is pretty plentiful here too. I usually reuse the same chunk over and over again all winter long, adding a bit more if it becomes too weak. I serve it with a splash of maple syrup and milk.
by bluebirdmama
Sun Jan 18, 2015 11:16 am
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: alternative to cold infusions in winter
Replies: 7
Views: 4256

Re: alternative to cold infusions in winter

That cinnamon sounds yummy. Going to try it...
by bluebirdmama
Sun Jan 18, 2015 8:57 am
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: alternative to cold infusions in winter
Replies: 7
Views: 4256

Re: alternative to cold infusions in winter

I could heat them but they taste pretty gross warm.
by bluebirdmama
Sat Jan 17, 2015 9:39 am
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: what to do with marshmallow root powder?
Replies: 3
Views: 2698

what to do with marshmallow root powder?

I have occasionally used slippery elm bark powder in my morning oatmeal. Not wanting to use an endangered plant I bought a pound of marshmallow root powder hearing they are interchangeable. Well found out they are not the same. Marshmallow tastes pretty bad and I can only add a speck to oatmeal or m...
by bluebirdmama
Sat Jan 17, 2015 9:29 am
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: alternative to cold infusions in winter
Replies: 7
Views: 4256

alternative to cold infusions in winter

All summer I got into the routine of drinking herbal infusions everyday. My favorites are nettles, oatstraw, and red raspberry lf. I usually chill my infusions before drinking. That is the only way I could get them down and love the flavor that way. But now that it is winter and super cold I have wa...
by bluebirdmama
Sat Jan 17, 2015 9:13 am
Forum: Wise Woman Classroom
Topic: herbs for panic attacks
Replies: 6
Views: 9957

Re: herbs for panic attacks

Bach rescue remedy work for minor attacks and is helpful to take ahead of an attack. But in a total panic attack motherwort is my go to for sure.
by bluebirdmama
Sat Jan 17, 2015 9:10 am
Forum: Wise Woman Bazaar
Topic: looking for echinacea angustifolia root
Replies: 3
Views: 8226

Re: looking for echinacea angustifolia root

Thanks for the thoughts. I know if I keep searching I will find some by spring.
by bluebirdmama
Mon Jan 05, 2015 4:19 pm
Forum: The Childbearing Year(s)
Topic: Chaga while nursing
Replies: 3
Views: 8236

Re: Chaga while nursing

I have found research that reishi is safe while pregnant but not sure about chaga. I would avoid it then. But I would try it if the kiddo I was breastfeeding was old enough to drink it too. I mainly drink it in the winter and ebery season when I start back up I do go through a 3-4 day detox. Not a g...
by bluebirdmama
Mon Jan 05, 2015 4:14 pm
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Ugh. Yeast Infection?
Replies: 10
Views: 9063

Re: Ugh. Yeast Infection?

I went for2years with a stubborn yeast infection. I tried everything with no sucess. Then I learned about the connection with yeast and heavy metals. A bunch of tumeric capsules and i'm totally better.
by bluebirdmama
Thu Oct 23, 2014 9:05 am
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Heavy Metal Toxicity
Replies: 7
Views: 5330

Re: Heavy Metal Toxicity

I like mega doses of vit c for flushing metals out. Some herbs and foods start getting the metals circulating and vit c helps to get it out.

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