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Herbal Medicine Student Clinic

Herbal Medicine Student Clinic Approximately once a month, Alchemy & Elixir Health Group runs a low cost student clinic were we offer mini herbal medicine consultations available to the public at a reduced cost. The consultation is either with an advanced student conducting the consultation (with the clinic supervisor, present in…

Stinging Nettle

Stinging Nettle -Urtica dioica ~ written by Katolen Yardley, MNIMH, Medical Herbalist Spring is the time to harvest nettles, always an adventure in maneuvering between those unassuming young nettle shoots, with leaves so fresh and lush and so innocent looking in their growth. I remember the importance of wearing thick gloves, heavy jeans…
manual osteopathy in port moody

Manual Osteopathy versus Medical Osteopath: Deciphering Training and Terminology

Manual Osteopathy versus Medical Osteopath: Deciphering Terminology and Training in Osteopathy For readers interesed in deciphering all the various and differing terminology surrounding the profession of Osteopathy, this information will hopefully assist. Simply, as Osteopathy developed, two distinct branches of Osteopathy evolved in North America: Medical Osteopathy and Manual Osteopathy.…

Red Root

Red Root - New Jersey Tea written by Katolen Yardley, MNIMH Medical Herbalist Botanical: Ceanothus americanus Main Actions: Astringent, Lymphagogue, Expectorant. Indications: Red Root is indicated for stagnation of lymph, thick mucus, swollen glands and poor assimilation of nutritients to the tissues. Red root, also known as New Jersey Tea, a lymphatic herb which…
Cold and Flu

Cold & Flu Prevention

Cold & Flu Prevention ~ written by Katolen Yardley, MNIMH, Medical Herbalist Fall is the time when children head back to school and it is also the time to enhance and support the immune system to effectively ward off colds and viruses during the winter months. Sometimes the simplest suggestions are the most…