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by ItalianBee
Wed Dec 26, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: LINDEN
Replies: 2
Views: 161

Re: LINDEN

Linden-flower tea was what Proust dipped his famous memory-triggering madeleine in!
by ItalianBee
Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Question about astragalus
Replies: 10
Views: 2322

Re: Question about astragalus

I just spent a couple of days with my sister, on whose land I have a small garden plot. I harvested my 4-year-old astragalus root (which was a triumph and a celebration!), and it is now hanging up to dry. That plant and the other younger astragalus plants are all covered with seed pods, so I hung u...
by ItalianBee
Fri Oct 05, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Question about astragalus
Replies: 10
Views: 2322

Re: Question about astragalus

Thanks!
by ItalianBee
Fri Oct 05, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Question about astragalus
Replies: 10
Views: 2322

Re: Question about astragalus

Thanks Lady A - what's the book that talked about the seeds?

I'll check out the article, but I'm pretty familiar with the roots and their uses.
by ItalianBee
Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Question about astragalus
Replies: 10
Views: 2322

Question about astragalus

I just spent a couple of days with my sister, on whose land I have a small garden plot. I harvested my 4-year-old astragalus root (which was a triumph and a celebration!), and it is now hanging up to dry. That plant and the other younger astragalus plants are all covered with seed pods, so I hung up...
by ItalianBee
Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: The Talking Stick
Topic: FOOD AS MEDICINE and/or DINNER
Replies: 6
Views: 2373

Re: FOOD AS MEDICINE and/or DINNER

Sounds yummy! Unfortunately my husband can't eat soy sauce...
by ItalianBee
Tue Oct 02, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Painful tendons in feet
Replies: 4
Views: 952

Re: Painful tendons in feet

Also St. John's Wort oil externally.
by ItalianBee
Tue Oct 02, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: The Talking Stick
Topic: Rufus's broken leg
Replies: 12
Views: 5331

Re: Rufus's broken leg

I'm so sorry. Poor Rufus.
by ItalianBee
Tue Sep 11, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Fresh comfrey leaf infusion
Replies: 9
Views: 2653

Re: Fresh comfrey leaf infusion

And what about dandelion, which is tonic for the liver?
by ItalianBee
Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Arnica
Replies: 14
Views: 9101

Re: Arnica

Whitehorse, I found your suggestion fascinating, so I dissolved some Epsom salts in water and then whisked it with my arnica-St. John's wort ointment. I have to shake it before I use it, because as you pointed out the salts don't dissolve in oil. It's hard to know if the massage is helping more than...

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