Category Archives: Herbal Medicine

Sh*t Natural Birth Mamas Say

To complete the series…

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Herbal Remedy Rave: Calm Kid by Five Flavors Herbs

This formula features the gentle giants of the herbal medicine that provide ideal support for the many stages of childhood and parenthood.  The mood support in both children and adults is palpable while delivering a delightfully palatable taste. The range … Continue reading

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Class: Herbal Remedies for the Postpartum Mom & Family

Herbal Remedies for the Postpartum Mom & Family Wednesday,  May 19 * 11:30-12:30pm*  at Natural Resources (1367 Valencia St btw 24th & 25 th Ave).  All are welcome to join this FREE class. Enroll at http://store.naturalresources-sf.com/cgi-bin/commerce.cgi?preadd=action&key=7391 Welcoming a new baby … Continue reading

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Moxa for a breech baby: a demo

Beginning at 35 weeks,  stimulation of acupressure point Zhiyin Bladder 67 with moxa is shown to help turn a baby presenting breech into a vertex position .   Moxa is the dried plant material of mugwart (Artemisia vulgarus) that is pearled … Continue reading

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Spring 2010 herbal medicine classes with Sylvan School of Botanical Medicine

Classes offered by SSBM give a foundational and exploratory context to engage plants and their therapeutic properties.   Field trips are very family and child friendly.  More information can be found at http://www.sylvanbotanical.com/ . Herbal Materia Medica (12 weeks – 36 … Continue reading

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Elderberry flavonoids bind to and prevent H1N1 infection in vitro.

http://www.herbs.org/herbnews/2009/08/28/elderberry-flavonoids-bind-to-and-prevent-h1n1-infection-in-vitro/ This article details the biochemical evidence that speaks to elderberry’s effectiveness in preventing the H1N1 flu strain from cultivating in vitro. In addition, elderberry makes an ideal & safe herb for the entire family this cold and flu season. … Continue reading

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