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Ten Tips For Women With PMS

By Susun Weed on Apr 12, 2017

Water retention, mood swings, sore breasts, and indigestion are problems experienced by many women in the week preceding menstruation. Here are a few tips from Susun Weed's best-selling book, "NEW Menopausal Years the Wise Woman Way (Alternatives for Women 30-90)" to help ease these discomforts.
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Category: Health & Healing
Tags: herbs, wise woman ways

Hot Colds and Cold Colds: Winter Health

By Susun Weed on Jan 15, 2017

Read reknown herbalist Susun Weed's wise words of wisdom to prevent the flu in your family or lesson its effects. "Preventing colds and the flu can be summed up in three words: Wash your hands. The viruses that cause colds and the flu most readily enter our bodies by means of our hands. Wash your hands after shopping. Remind your children to wash their hands as soon as they come home from school. A little "hysterical hygiene" goes a long way to keeping colds at bay."
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Category: Health & Healing
Tags: herbs, wise woman ways

Healthy Bones The Wise Woman Way

By Susun Weed on Oct 11, 2016

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.
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Category: Health & Healing
Tags: environmental crisis/solutions, foods for healing, herbs, wise woman ways

Weeds in Your Garden? - That's Dinner, Darling!

By Susun Weed on Feb 9, 2016

I always say the gardener's best revenge is to eat the weeds. I've been doing it for thirty years and can testify that my health and the health of my garden has never been better. Here are a few hints for gardeners who'd rather eat their weeds than hate them (and for non-gardeners who are adventurous enough to try out nature's bounty)
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Category: Food
Tags: foods for healing, herbs, wise woman ways

Menopause is Enlightenment -- Kundalini is Power!

By Susun Weed on Jul 11, 2015

Kundalini is usually represented as a serpent coiled at the base of the spine, but women's mystery stories locate it in the uterus - or the area where the uterus was, if a hysterectomy has occurred. During both puberty and menopause, a woman's kundalini is difficult to control and may cause a great number of symptoms.
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Category: Health & Healing
Tags: herbs, hindu spiritual practices, kundalini, meditation, wise woman ways, yoga

Can Breast Cancer Be Prevented?

By Susun Weed on Mar 5, 2015

We can help prevent breast cancer as individuals by listening to our bodies, paying attention to the Wise Healer Within, and taking control of our diets and lifestyles.
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Category: Health & Healing
Tags: cancer - tools for healing, herbs

The Role of the Mind in Ayurvedic Health and Healing

By Dr. Usha Khosla on May 18, 2012

The three gunas are the qualities that govern our responses and actions in wordly life. They function on the mental plane as subtle energies. Similar to the doshas that determine our physical constitution, gunas determine our mental constitution and impact our physical health as well.
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Category: Health & Healing
Tags: ayurveda, chakra system, energy medicine, herbs, prana, chi, or Universal Life Force energy, yoga

Radioprotective Effects of Holy Basil (Tulsi)

By Joie Power Ph.D. on Jul 13, 2011

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.
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Category: Health & Healing
Tags: ayurveda, foods for healing, herbs

The Ancient Roots of Fragrant Medicine

By Joie Power Ph.D. on Jun 7, 2011

The majority of the world's population still largely depends on traditional medicines based on medicinal and aromatic plants and for many people in developing countries herbal medicines are still the only medicines that are available. In many cases, herbs are used today in the same ways that they were hundreds and even thousands of years ago.
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Category: Health & Healing
Tags: alchemy, aromatherapy, energy medicine, flower essences, herbal tinctures/healing products, herbs

Surviving Radiation the Wise Woman Way

By Susun Weed on May 5, 2011

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.
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Category: Health & Healing
Tags: foods for healing, herbs, wise woman ways

Herbal Pharmacy

By Susun Weed on Aug 11, 2010

Here is everything you need to start making those herbal infusions, tinctures & medicines from your garden right now, with clear & simple instructions.
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Category: Global News
Tags: aromatherapy, energy medicine, flower essences, foods for healing, herbal tinctures/healing products, herbs, wise woman ways

Using Herbs Simply and Safely

By Susun Weed on Aug 12, 2009

A simple is one herb. For optimum safety, I prepare, buy, sell, teach about and use herbal simples, that is: preparations containing only one herb.
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Category: Health & Healing
Tags: herbs, wise woman ways

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