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by chloeopal
Sat Jan 16, 2016 8:25 pm
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Asisstance to Identify Elder?
Replies: 2
Views: 3694

Re: Asisstance to Identify Elder?

Thanx for the reply Blue Wren! :D I have numerous pots with plants of varying sizes, and this year they flowered and some of the fruit set! A rather meagre harvest, but there were enough to have a wee taste, mmm. Ive heard that fruit set better with two species of Elders growing nearby, so we may ha...
by chloeopal
Mon Jan 04, 2016 12:55 am
Forum: The Talking Stick
Topic: The Green Woman Tale: Parts Nine and Ten
Replies: 0
Views: 6834

The Green Woman Tale: Parts Nine and Ten

Part 9: Part of the illustrating process was to read what Clary wrote.... “There were rebels, Nicholas Culpeper, in the seventeenth century, translated some of the work begun by the nuns and monks in Latin, into English in attempts to make a system of healing more accessible to the masses. The estab...
by chloeopal
Mon Dec 14, 2015 12:05 am
Forum: The Talking Stick
Topic: The Green Woman Tale: Parts Seven and Eight
Replies: 0
Views: 6866

The Green Woman Tale: Parts Seven and Eight

Hope you're enjoying the tale so far... Part 7: Sam decided to do some of her own research, beginning as Clary suggested with the physic gardens. Medicine gardens of course date back as long as we’ve been using and gathering herbs managing the wild.... Then there was the cultivation and preservation...
by chloeopal
Tue Dec 01, 2015 5:03 am
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Schizophrenia and Psychosis?
Replies: 11
Views: 11417

Re: Schizophrenia and Psychosis?

Gwen, I definitely relate to your experience of learning when to retreat and take time out.... Deer Heart, This is a practice I find helpfull i felt to share incase you wanna give it a go... *Reconnection: Begin with the breath. Take a few deep easy breaths. If you are able breathe in, 1,2,3,4 hold,...
by chloeopal
Tue Dec 01, 2015 4:48 am
Forum: The Talking Stick
Topic: The Green Woman Tale: Parts Five and Six
Replies: 0
Views: 5846

The Green Woman Tale: Parts Five and Six

Part 5: Theres a plant geneology that has been shaped globally by Latin names to describe the connections between family members, but that’s only one aspect, a rather juicy one in its time. Classification by sexual reproduction could cause a riot in its day, though to this generation it can seem a l...
by chloeopal
Sun Nov 22, 2015 4:27 pm
Forum: The Talking Stick
Topic: The Green Woman Tale: Parts Three and Four
Replies: 0
Views: 5727

The Green Woman Tale: Parts Three and Four

Part 3: “In the 1900s, 'plant hunters' travelled in search of new and exotic species, especially their crowning glory of unseen before flowers. Dictionaries appeared for the 'language of flowers', it was a romantic trend to compose a poem by which flowers were included in a bunch to spell out love, ...
by chloeopal
Fri Nov 13, 2015 4:02 am
Forum: The Talking Stick
Topic: The Green Woman Tale: Parts One and Two
Replies: 4
Views: 10777

The Green Woman Tale: Parts One and Two

Some folks may already have read this tale from the ol forums but I felt to repost it...... The Green Woman: Part One.... As science broke down plants into the parts of them ‘active’, or companies focused on introducing ‘new’ wonder herbs, there was something that fell away, was veiled. It wasn’t th...
by chloeopal
Fri Oct 09, 2015 9:35 pm
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Asisstance to Identify Elder?
Replies: 2
Views: 3694

Asisstance to Identify Elder?

Heylo wise folk, I have a plant growing in pots, because she so readily spreads and forms a thicket, she shoots up from rootstock readily, which I bought as Elderberry but am trying to work out which Sambucus and if I can work with her medicinally. Any input appreciated. Her bark and bigger shoots d...
by chloeopal
Wed Oct 07, 2015 4:35 am
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Schizophrenia and Psychosis?
Replies: 11
Views: 11417

Re: Schizophrenia and Psychosis?

Hi Deer Heart, Here's a link to an article by Susun on befriending a Green ally http://www.susunweed.com/herbal_ezine/December04/healingwise.htm I love that you wrote "I defiantly need to breathe more and focus on being creative more!" Sounds great to me! My computers being odd but just wa...
by chloeopal
Sat Oct 03, 2015 1:04 pm
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Schizophrenia and Psychosis?
Replies: 11
Views: 11417

Re: Schizophrenia and Psychosis?

Hi Deer Heart, Gentle Spirit Im guessing, I have mental health challenges, the labels change from apprentice medicine woman, to certifiable loon facing the looming chasm, to acute sensitive, all aspects have their moments. You sound pretty centred in the now, so the Olanzapine seems to be doing its ...

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