Archive for May, 2013

5 Ways to Use Healing Clay

5 Ways to Use Healing Clay

| May 30, 2013

Clays such as bentonite, illite, montmorillonite and pyrophyllite are naturally occurring earthen substances that have been used for a variety of beneficial purposes by people around the world for eons. When used therapeutically in or on the body, clay has a very purifying, cleansing and healing effect. It can be safely taken internally, as well […]

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Eggs With Wilted Baby Greens & Sauerkraut Salad Stuffed Radicchio

Eggs With Wilted Baby Greens & Sauerkraut Salad Stuffed Radicchio

| May 22, 2013

The Ultimate Fresh Local Pastured Non-GMO Eggs About a year ago I started searching for some local yard eggs from pastured chickens. I looked on craigslist and over the course of the summer tried a dozen eggs from probably 6 or 8 different people in my area who are raising chickens for their eggs. What […]

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Sacred Geometry

Sacred Geometry

| May 20, 2013

Back in the late 90s I first started learning about sacred geometry, and was immediately very drawn to begin exploring the subject in greater depth. I began by reading several books on the subject, only to discover that one of the best ways of really immersing oneself in the study of sacred geometry was through […]

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7 Ways to Avoid Detox Symptoms on a Cleanse

7 Ways to Avoid Detox Symptoms on a Cleanse

| May 16, 2013

Today I’m very honored excited to have been invited by Sarah, The Healthy Home Economist, to write a guest post on her extremely popular blog! If you’ve ever done any kind of fasting or detoxification protocol for any length of time, you may very well be all too familiar with the various kinds of unpleasant symptoms […]

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Organic Soil Amendment Resources

Organic Soil Amendment Resources

| May 14, 2013

For the home gardener, building our soils to make them as rich and fertile as possible is generally an ongoing endeavor. During each growing season, the plants we cultivate draw out and utilize nutrients from the soil, often leaving the earth in our beds more depleted at the end of the season than it was […]

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Where Do Our Food Dollars Go?

Where Do Our Food Dollars Go?

| May 12, 2013

Here are some questions I’ve been asking myself, and wonder if you’ve been asking them too: Where do I do my food shopping? Where does the majority of the food I eat come from? Do I frequent farmers markets? Better yet, am I growing and/or raising some of my own food? Do I participate in […]

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Cordyceps Mushrooms: Ophiocordyceps sinensis

Cordyceps Mushrooms: Ophiocordyceps sinensis

| May 8, 2013

Highly prized  for millennia by herbalists and traditional healers in Asia, the cordyceps mushroom is an extremely unusual fungus with a reputation as a profoundly effective adaptogenic herb that is especially useful as a rejuvenative and for building strength and endurance in those who consume it. Elite Athlete Tonic Like most medicinal mushrooms that have […]

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Water: the Quintessence of Life

Water: the Quintessence of Life

| May 2, 2013

Splashing and coursing between the banks of mighty rushing rivers, curling and crashing in powerful spiral waves along the shores of vast oceans and seas, or bubbling forth from pristine mountain springs, water flows throughout our world and is clearly a ubiquitous and utterly essential element for all life on earth. Water streams throughout our […]

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Lion’s Mane Mushrooms: Hericium erinaceus

Lion’s Mane Mushrooms: Hericium erinaceus

| May 1, 2013

With its thin, snowy white icicle shaped spines which cascade downward to form a shaggy mass, the lion’s mane mushroom is named for its unique appearance, which resembles a pale version of a lion’s mane. Other names by which this mushroom is known include hedgehog mushroom, bearded hedgehog mushroom, pom pom mushroom, sheep’s head, bear’s […]

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