Health & Healing
Radioprotective Effects of Holy Basil (Tulsi)
Can Tulsi Tea REALLY Protect Against Radiation Sickness? There has been little public mention of the well documented radioprotective effects of Holy Basil, which is also known in its native India as Tulsi. Tulsi is venerated in India as one of the most sacred herbs and has been used there for thousands of years as a principle herb of the Ayurvedic tradition. Learn more about the radioprotective effects of Holy Basil.
Surviving Radiation the Wise Woman Way
We are adapted to survive mild exposures to radiation. Whether you are worried about the radiation from dental x-rays, a mammogram, or fallout, here are some Wise Woman Ways to help you stay healthy.
7 Natural Ways to Avoid the Flu
Stay healthy this winter and all year long! Here are easy to implement herbs, advice and superior foods you can use to boost your health & immunity, including a recipe for an immune boosting soup.
Read Your Lips
Our face is like a canvas. On it, all the complex systems of the body make their mark. The area below the eyes relates to our kidneys and adrenals, our lips tell us things about our digestion. The ancient Chinese art of Face Reading, or Facial Diagnosis as it’s also known, is a method of analyzing the appearance of the face to determine the condition of our organs.
Herbs for Hags
"I'm so glad I'm finally old. Sadly, many of my friends don't like me to use that word. They say they don't want to be 'old'. I think what they really mean is they don't want to be the kind of old that's infirm and dependent. I agree." Read Susun's take on being a Crone Elder.
Take a walk around your home or neighborhood to find simple weed allies to support your health!
Lemon Chest Compress
Hot Lemon Chest Compress—to help overcome a lingering cough, a stubborn chest congestion and asthmatic wheezing.
Wise Woman Ways to Boost Your Energy
Even if you provide yourself with very high quality nutrients and use your energy wisely, you may still feel unreasonably tired.
Pine Needle Tea
The foragers among you will love this delicious and healthful drink. A wonderful way to commune with Winter.
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
A common sense approach to understanding ADD. Learn how you can give your child a healthful treatment option through supplements and natural foods.
Breast Cancer? Breast Health! The Wise Woman Way
Learn how to adjust your diet and lifestyle to prevent breast cancer, the Wise Woman Way!
Healthy Bones The Wise Woman Way
In the Wise Woman Tradition, we focus on the patient, not the problem. The more we focus on disease, even disease prevention, the less likely we are to know how to nourish health-wholeness-holiness.