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Turmeric – ‘The Miracle of Life’

Turmeric or haldi has long been known for its healing properties and is called ‘The Miracle of Life’ in India.  In the West it was named ‘turmeric’ after the Latin ‘terra merita’ which means ‘meritorious earth’. For those that are used … Continue reading

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Harvesting Calendula – The Sunshine Herbal Medicine

It’s the time of the year when my Calendula crop is flowering and requires regular picking and dead heading. I pick little and often so that at the end of the season I have enough dried Calendula flowers and infused … Continue reading

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Harvesting Marshmallow Leaf – A Soothing Demulcent

Today I harvested Marshmallow leaf.  You only have to brush against it to understand that it is a wonderful healing demulcent herb.  Marshmallow leaf has a high level of mucilage which accounts for its ability to soothe the mucous membranes … Continue reading

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