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by Lady Alinor
Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Tibicos Mushroom and Keifer water
Replies: 13
Views: 2214

Re: Tibicos Mushroom and Keifer water

WhiteHorse, is the sugar in the kefir the same as the sugar in kombucha, the sugar is feed for the organisms and once all is 'said and done' there is actually very little sugar left..if any? I've never had kefir, kombucha I love but my FM/PN/Migraines doesn't...kombucha made with green tea and hibis...
by Lady Alinor
Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Which oil is the best oil?
Replies: 14
Views: 7455

Re: Which oil is the best oil?

Nice fantasy, WhiteHorse!
by Lady Alinor
Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Muscle and joint stiffness
Replies: 7
Views: 2713

Re: Muscle and joint stiffness

Healthy fats for ease of joints and healthy fats for optimal brain function.
by Lady Alinor
Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: Wise Woman Classroom
Topic: adaptogens
Replies: 12
Views: 3390

Re: adaptogens

We get a few small chantrells, cute little things. We hike in the Cascades alot and I gotta admit we are lucky to walk a mile an hour because of wanting to meet all of the plants and mushrooms. We've had a lot of wildfires the last few years so the morels are supposed to be plentiful. Last year we p...
by Lady Alinor
Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: Wise Woman Classroom
Topic: adaptogens
Replies: 12
Views: 3390

Re: adaptogens

We harvested Turkey Tail last fall, I haven't used it yet. We grew some lovely Oyster mushrooms last year which we dehydrated (at 95 degrees, which is supposed to leave the dried material 'live'), we use them daily and a nice hunk of Reishi goes into every soup pot along with Astragalus, I LOVE Astr...
by Lady Alinor
Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: NATURAL IMMUNE-MODULATORS
Replies: 10
Views: 2645

Re: NATURAL IMMUNE-MODULATORS

Nigella sativa Heating...constipating, so needs to be paired with a person that doesn't tend toward constipation in the first place Bitter, Acrid Increases metabolic rate, carminative, digestive, increases appetite, diuretic, emmenogogue, anodyne, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, aromatic, expector...
by Lady Alinor
Wed Feb 07, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Wise Woman Bazaar
Topic: plant sharing
Replies: 6
Views: 2402

Re: plant sharing

WhiteHorse, Let's talk :D I live on a farm with a very large herb garden, we are working toward growing herbs to order and u/we pick offering as well, we have a wooded wild area and we ethically wildcraft (we just had a big blow come through which took down some cottonwood branches which were loaded...
by Lady Alinor
Wed Feb 07, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: NATURAL IMMUNE-MODULATORS
Replies: 10
Views: 2645

Re: NATURAL IMMUNE-MODULATORS

Black seed oil?
What Black seed? Nigella sativa? Or Bunium persicum?
Loretta, what sources have you already perused.
Ayurveda, the doshas, and ayurvedic herbs and how they are processed are a fascinating subject that I'm working hard to grasp.
by Lady Alinor
Wed Jan 31, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Muscle and joint stiffness
Replies: 7
Views: 2713

Re: Muscle and joint stiffness

Dandelion root, slow acting but tenacious, comes to mind as does Burdock root.
Both roots work through the Lymphatic system in eliminating toxins from our digestive tract, blood and they eliminate cellular 'by-products' that can collect and cause conditions like gout and arthritis..etc.
by Lady Alinor
Wed Jan 31, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Muscle and joint stiffness
Replies: 7
Views: 2713

Re: Muscle and joint stiffness

Just a thought......Re: Rapid weight loss Our body/liver stores toxins in our fat cells, when fat loss takes place those toxins are left drifting, they are no longer sequestered away. The toxins are floating free wrecking havoc at will, settling in places like joints and muscles and perhaps other or...

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