Herbal Medicine

Herbal Profile: Marshmallow althaea officinalis | malvaceae

I fell in love with Marshmallow during my herbal apprenticeship and it has stayed near and dear to my herbal regimen during the summer months for nearly 12 years.  With ...
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How to Harvest + Dry Herbs

Herbs are medicines and start as living beings. Medicines come from trees, roots, leaves, flowers, lichens, and more. Some are easily identified and are popular to plant ...
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Ayurvedic Wisdom for Global Wellness

We know this is a difficult time around the globe. When things feel out of our control the best thing is to control what we can – our attitude and self-care.  COVI...
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For the love of Rose

Ayurveda is a 5,000-year-old science of natural and holistic healing that has its origins in the Vedic culture of India. Ayurveda thrives on prevention, but when illness ...
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Rasa Dhatu | the gateway to all tissues

Last month I had the pleasure of hosting Amadea Morningtstar at SimpleVeda. We experienced a joyful weekend with like-minded practitioners in clinical discussion of foods...
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Elderberry | your natural cold + flu remedy

The weather is changing, the kids are in school, families, and friends are gathering in droves… It’s a wonderful time of celebration, but with this time also ...
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Ayurveda Home Remedies – for the kiddos!

Last week one of my very best friends contacted me because her 11-month-old son had been diagnosed with Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome (it’s not as bad as it sounds!) and...
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The Golden Spice: Turmeric

What is Turmeric? Turmeric is super herb filled with antioxidant compounds that boosts the immune system. It is used in traditional Indian cooking and is what makes most ...
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