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Tibetan Medicine Study in Amdo: Part Three – Herb Study

As I write this it’s been just over half a year since our group headed out from ‘wild west town’ of Malho to the mountains for the herb study part of the Sorig Tour.  I had so far put writing … Continue reading

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Tibetan Medicine Study in Amdo: Part Two – Clinicals

Clinical studies were based in the small town of Malho at around 3600m altitude. On the drive from Xining we had climbed steadily higher and had driven through terraced agricultural areas with crops of barley, potatoes, peas and sunflowers. I … Continue reading

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Tibetan Medicine Study in Amdo: Part One

This summer I fulfilled a lifelong dream of travelling to Tibet. Many people assumed that I had already been there as I had studied Tibetan Medicine with Khenpo Troru Tsenam in the 1990’s, but this, although an amazing experience in … Continue reading

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A Weekend of Traditional Tibetan Medicine Study in Tallinn

  This time last week I was in Tallinn, Estonia at the 4th International Congress on Sowa Rigpa or Traditional Tibetan Medicine. This conference was very ably organised by the Estonian branch of the International Academy of Traditional Tibetan Medicine, a … Continue reading

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Early Spring at the Allotment

  This morning was sunny and bright and I was looking forward to spending some time down at my allotment. I  had carved the time out of my crowded diary four weeks ago and I was delighted to see that … Continue reading

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Double Extracted Chaga Tincture

I was very excited to source some sustainably harvested Scottish Chaga this year. Chaga ((Inonotus obliquus) is known as ‘The Mushroom of Immortality’ in Siberia. It’s a nutritional powerhouse as well as a potent medicine. One of its many beneficial … Continue reading

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Homemade Thick Non Dairy Yoghurt

Yesterday I made my first trial batch of delicious creamy thick coconut yoghurt. Ever since going dairy free nearly 10 years ago I have missed proper thick creamy yoghurt – the type that you can use in Naan breads or … Continue reading

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