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My Problem With Anatomy & Physiology

By Tammi / December 31, 2016

Recently my niece sent me a clip of an anatomy class she was taking online and we both wanted to shove ice picks in our ears to make the monotony…

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No You Don’t Need A Liver Cleanse! Not A Detox Program Either!

By Tammi / December 16, 2016

As I’ve been preparing my mini course on the Liver I’ve been thinking back to some of the questions that come up during my lectures. It is inevitable when I’m…

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Medicinal Recipe for the Times

By Tammi / July 13, 2016

If I had my wish you would read this with a cup of tea, with your feet up, under a tree feeling the wind caress your face. Or perhaps in…

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Blackbirds! Bluebirds! & Snowdrops Oh My!

By Tammi / March 1, 2016

Yesterday the first flock of Red-winged Black birds arrived here at Heartstone. These true harbingers of spring  show up like a noisy gang of teenagers arriving home after school looking…

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A little stress response video for the New Year

By Tammi / December 29, 2015

New Year’s resolutions got you feeling a little stressed? Well here’s a quick peak at the physiology of the stress response and why we do what we do! If you…

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Cold & Flu Video

By Tammi / December 29, 2015

Want all the background Anatomy & Physiology about the cold and flu? How our body defends itself? How the virus works? And of course, some wholistic interventions, including herbs that…

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Hey watch that sneeze juice! Are you trying to kill me?

By Tammi / December 2, 2015

There is no such thing as a “cold and flu season”. Seasons are winter, spring, summer fall. There are times of the year we are more susceptible to the cold…

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If I Read One More Post About Turmeric Being Anti-inflammatory, My Head Will Explode!

By Tammi / November 10, 2015

Don’t get me wrong I’m an herbalist, I LOVE plants. Herbal Medicine is the number one medicine used throughout the world and is the longest running evidenced-based scientific method to…

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We Are Loving Ramps to Extinction

By Tammi / May 5, 2015

Allium tricoccum, Ramps or Wild Leeks, our most famous wild onion, is at risk of us loving it to extinction. Local ramp festivals are a commonplace celebration of spring up…

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Three Helpful Plants Waiting to Meet You.

By Tammi / April 20, 2015

The beauty of the plants is we can begin our herbal and wild foraging study by right now, going outside to our front, side and back yards. Take the children…

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