Love Your Liver: Herbal & Lifestyle Liver Support

Do you know where your liver is? Could you put your hands over it right this minute & give it some love? Many of us don’t exactly know where our livers are in our bodies — or the wide array of functions our lovely livers perform for us every moment of every day! The liver…

Demystifying the Herbal Secrets from Ayurveda

I often wonder what would be the one common desire that has always eluded human kind across ages since its existence. As and more I observe around, I notice that it’s not just humans, but all living forms, that their quest to outlive each other exists. It’s the desire for longevity, a continuous endeavour to…

Artist conk; The Ancient Reishi Part 3

By keeping up with “housekeeping” we maintain a certain level of wellness, and potentially reduce the impact, ability to recover, and the severity of major issues that life may throw at us.

My Four Best Herbs to Beat Your Seasonal Allergies!

Spring is in the air – there’s slight warmth to the breeze, the tulips are beginning to poke through the ground and the trees are starting to bud… Unfortunately for many, another sure sign winter is over are the seasonal allergies that can make life miserable for the spring and summer months. When the pollen…

Should it Stay a Hobby or Grow Into a Business? Part 1 – Laws

You’ve been working on your studies and growing so much. You’ve developed so many amazing skills and would love to share what you can make with others. You start thinking of selling at markets or perhaps online. This series will help you explore the things you should consider before taking the plunge. I can only…

Medical Marijuana: Finding the right strain for you

So the federal government in Canada is announcing its plans in the next 2 weeks for the legalization of recreational cannabis and here, in British Columbia, dispensaries have been serving communities for the last few years making access to cannabis easier, more widespread and less hush hush.  Gone are the days where buying on the…

The Dandelion: Strong Medicine for Social Justice

As the homestretch of the new federal administration’s first 100 days  and the warmth of a rising spring approaches, I am reflecting on a few interesting connections I’ve stumbled across recently between Dandelion and and the pursuit of social justice. But before I share those with you all, I want to address a question which…

Herbal (and other) Hangover Cures

St Patrick’s Day… one of those holiday’s where everyone is a little Irish, lots of drinks are had and a few jigs danced (usually after the drinks are had) and then all that fun is followed by any or all of the following: pounding headache, upset stomach, loss of appetite, fatigue, dehydration, maybe even vomiting…

Artist conk; The Ancient Reishi Part 2

  The sustainable harvesting of Ganoderma applanatum, as I mentioned in the previous part of this series, is in my opinion of utmost importance for not only the future of harvesting but for ecological balance as well. If you have read “Artist conk; The Ancient Reishi part 1” you will remember me presenting the question…

Astrological Agriculture Part 2: Planting by the Zodiac

In my last article, I looked at how planting and harvest according to the phases of the moon can affect plant growth and the quality and quantity of our plant harvests.  In part 2 I am going to delve deeper into the world of astrology and agriculture by considering the effect the constellations can have…