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Meet Kim, clinical herbalist & A&P student

By Tammi / January 12, 2018

Kim Almeida is a clinical herbalist, and instructor, who was required to take an Anatomy & Physiology course for the herbal program she was enrolled in. She stopped by Ithaca…

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Marshmallow Root, the Soft Cure

By Tammi / October 13, 2017

Fall is upon us again. The deciduous trees gloriously shine as their leaves die back and they prepare for the coming winter. Herbs & flowers go to seed and perennials…

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Honey, Tulsi & the Sweetness of Summer

By Tammi / August 21, 2017

It’s the harvest time of year and I’m sure you’re all out like the bees, buzzing around the flowers and harvesting whatever’s ripe. One of my favorite ways to preserve…

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Hypericum Perforatum, the Herb of Summer solstice

By Tammi / July 11, 2017

Got evil spirits in your house? Bothering your family? No worries, head outside to your nearest field, find some St. Johnswort and hang it on your door! Winter blues got…

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Why Should I Engage In Mindfulness?

By Krissy / March 31, 2017

Are my eyes deceiving me? This week, I saw the word “Mindfulness” on the cover of a popular magazine at the checkout of our 25 aisle local market.  “MINDFULNESS” was…

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Transition Zones by Tammi Sweet

7 Health Topics & Their “Truthy” Friends

By Tammi / March 24, 2017

I want to start with a question… Which one of the following statements is true? Cannabis is a good remedy for acute pain. When living above the latitude of Atlanta,…

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When food is not your medicine…and very well might be making you sick

By Tammi / March 7, 2017

I don’t trust anyone who doesn’t eat cheese. I’m born and raised in Vermont. Refusing to eat cheese willingly is not natural. Aaaaannnnndddd….. Intestinal cramps, diarrhea and malaise are not…

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“Pain, what is it good for?”…absolutely something

By Tammi / March 6, 2017

In this country 80 million people and their families suffer from chronic disabling pain syndrome. $50 billion dollars in lost wages. Over $8 billion per year in pain medications. In…

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Cannabis, Not your Hippy Granny’s Weed + 4 Guidelines for using cannabis as medicine

By Tammi / February 7, 2017

This article is about what we’ve learned in the last 50 years endocannabinoid system, what we’ve learned, and some helpful guidelines for cannabis usually NOT in any of the resources I’ve found.

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Mindfulness, Earth-based Skills & Spirit: Practices across the Seasons

By Krissy / February 2, 2017

I’m 66. All of my life, even as a little child, I’ve been interested in what makes us tick as humans. What lights us up and gives us meaning? What…

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