Herb Lesson – Wild...

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WILD YAM Botanical Information Also known as: Colic Root, Devil’s Bones, Rheumatism Root, Wild Mexican Yam, and Chinese Yam. Scientific/medical name(s): Dioscorea villosa, Dioscorea oppositifolia or Dioscorea opposita, and Dioscorea batatas. Story For two years I lived among a primitive tribal people in Papua New Guinea. One of their main food staples was Wild Yam. I noticed that the women in my village gave birth approximately every two to three years, without the spacing aid of birth control. They were lean and muscular, and worked harder than any women I’ve ever known, right up until the day of birth. I… Read More
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Gummed Up

Zephyr Pearl

This morning as usual, Ashley, our 18-month-old smiley, toddled into our room and climbed into our bed…

April 2006
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Miracle Herbal Rub

Debi Pearl

There are muscle rubs, and again, there are muscle rubs.

April 2006
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Spirulina

Rebekah Rising

I would like to tell you about something that has proven very beneficial to me. It’s called Spirulina.

February 2006
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Restful Sleep Tincture

Shoshanna (Pearl) Easling

I was introduced to this wonderful herb tincture soon after my first child was born. He was a very fussy baby.

August 2005
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The How-to Herb Book

Rebekah Rising

Occasionally someone will ask me, “I want to know more about how to treat my family with herbs; where should I start?

June 2005
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The Tea of Life

Rebekah Rising

I’ve rediscovered green tea and a wealth of information about it’s health benefits, particulars of it’s preparation, and the various qualities available.

April 2005
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Proverbs 31 Cookie Mama

Rebekah Rising

What is a young mother to do with the long hours waiting for her husband to come home?

April 2005
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A Basket of Good Ideas

Shoshanna (Pearl) Easling

Handmade things have always been my specialty.

December 2004
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Bilberry and Pilots

Shoshanna (Pearl) Easling

During WWII, pilots in the British Royal Air Force ate bilberry preserves before flying, crediting it with improving their vision when flying night bombing runs.

August 2004
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Plantain—The Wedding Saver

Shoshanna (Pearl) Easling

It was Friday on a very beautiful day. The sun shone with a special delight on the black-eyed daisies, and the light breeze blew them very softly in the wind. They were dancing our wedding tune!

June 2004
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