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by ItalianBee
Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Question about astragalus
Replies: 9
Views: 382

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: 9
Views: 382

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: 9
Views: 382

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: 9
Views: 382

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: 4
Views: 386

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: 186

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: 3500

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: 1421

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: 7090

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...
by ItalianBee
Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:44 am
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: First aid for rosemary plant
Replies: 9
Views: 1400

Re: First aid for rosemary plant

Just wanted to check back and say that Rosemary is thriving! I did cut off all the apparently dead stuff (as well as trying your suggestions), which seemed to help her breathe, and she is loving the sunshine.

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