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Make Clean Drinking Water using LifeStraw

| January 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

A Portable Water Filter

Cclean drinking water with lifestraw filterlean drinking water is taken for granted in many places around the world. The reality; one billion plus humans are living without potable water.

What would you do if you woke up one day and your access to clean drinking water was gone?

We have 3 portable, microbiological water filters. They are called LifeStraws. We have one for each of us in the family. That means we can access clean drinking water anytime and anywhere. We can even drink dirty water from the streets if we need to.

Great for disaster and emergency situations where clean is scarce, it is the most important tool in our earthquake preparedness kit.

I consider this invention to be one of the most important of our time.

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Herbs and Arthritis

| September 16, 2012 | 1 Comment

There are numerous herbs that can help with arthritis. Listen to health care practitioners discuss some of those herbs in this video.

herbs and arthritis

herbs and arthritis

How to Get Rid of Flies

| September 12, 2012 | 0 Comments
apples and cloves

apples and cloves

Here’s an incredibly simple, natural method of keeping the flies away – it just doesn’t get any easier than this! DIY and no  more complaining!

An apple, cloves and 5 minutes is all you need to get rid of any house flies you don’t want hanging around. Place one of these in any room of the house to keep it fly free!

Thanks for the great post from - How to Get Rid of House Flies with Cloves: 5 Tips – wikiHow.

the Beauty Herbs

| September 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

the beauty herbsMany herbs can help with external beauty such as red clover. You can learn more about the medicinal herbs to help with beauty from health care professionals here in this video.

Herbs for Beauty – Video

| September 11, 2012 | 0 Comments
Jasbir Mattu

Jasbir Mattu

They say that beauty comes from within … and that’s actually the truth. Herbs can definitely help with our external appearance by keeping us healthy internally. In this video knowledgeable Health Care Professionals share what herbs they feel work best to help us maintain our beautiful bodies.

 

Herbs for Beauty – Video

 

The following Health Care Professionals share their knowledge of the best herbs to use for external beauty:

Dr Tahira Jiwani, Naturopath (ND)

Jasbir Mattu, UK. Certified Medical Herbalist

the late Dr Phillip Chambers, Medical Doctor, Chartered Medical Herbalist

Dr. Cathy Carlson-Rink, Naturopath (ND) and registered Mid-Wife

Dr Berte Cui Quan Marr, Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine (DrTCM)

Betty Norton, Master Herbalist

H.K. (Pinky) Mattu, UK. Certified Medical Herbalist

Jillie Spooner, UK Certified Aromatherapy – Essentially Yours Wholistic Services – Victoria {contact info for Jillie? please email us so we may add it}

Carol McGrath, Folk Herbalist

Thanks for sharing your vast knowledge!

Medicines amongst the Butterflies – Video

| September 9, 2012 | 3 Comments

borage flowerBees and butterflies are important to the plant world and can show us a thing or two by their plant choices. Herbs are an important part of our world as humans who can rely on plants to help support our health in so many ways.

In this video Health Care Professionals describe their choices of herbs that support us and are supported by the birds and the bees.

Medicines amongst the Butterflies – Video

 

The following Health Care Professionals share their knowledge and choices of herbs that are good for us and attract butterflies:

Brenda Leung, Naturopath (ND)

Betty Norton, Master Herbalist

the late Dr Phillip Chambers, Medical Doctor, Chartered Medical Herbalist

Jillie Spooner, UK Certified Aromatherapy – Essentially Yours Wholistic Services – Victoria {contact info for Jillie? please email us so we may add it}

H.K. (Pinky) Mattu, UK. Certified Medical Herbalist

Dr June Pritchard, Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine (DrTCM) {contact info for June? please email us so we may add it}

Carol McGrath, Folk Herbalist

our thanks to these health care professionals!

Herbs for Children’s Health – Video

| September 7, 2012 | 1 Comment
Jillie Spooner

Jillie Spooner

Our children are our most valuable resource, so it makes sense to me that we take care of them with the natural resources we have been given by nature. Here health care professionals from all different backgrounds share really natural and basic reasons for using herbs for children. They also give some very good suggestions of herbs that will support our kids through their growing years.

An excellent video whether the concept is new or old to you, these professionals are easy and interesting to listen to.

Herbs for Children – Video

 

 The following Health Care Professionals discuss the benefits of using herbs for children:

Dr. Cathy Carlson-Rink, Naturopath (ND) and registered Mid-Wife

Betty Norton, Master Herbalist

Carol McGrath, Folk Herbalist

H.K. (Pinky) Mattu, UK. Certified Medical Herbalist

Jasbir Mattu, UK. Certified Medical Herbalist

Dr Tahira Jiwani, Naturopath (ND)

the late Dr Phillip Chambers, Medical Doctor, Chartered Medical Herbalist

Brenda Leung, Naturopath (ND)

Theresa Thorne, First Nations Herbalist, Vancouver Island {contact info for Theresa? please email us so we may add it}

Dr June Pritchard, Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine (DrTCM) {contact info for June? please email us so we may add it}

Jillie Spooner, UK Certified Aromatherapy – Essentially Yours Wholistic Services – Victoria {contact info for Jillie? please email us so we may add it}

our thanks for sharing your knowledge!

 

Oregano for Digestion

| September 6, 2012 | 4 Comments

Oregano is a great digestive aid and reduces phlegm, yes phlegm.

oregano aids digestion

oregano aids digestion

 

Lavender Essential Oil

| September 5, 2012 | 5 Comments

lavender oil on skinSuch a beautiful herb, lavender is one of nature’s most helpful all round herbs. Interested in learning the benefits of essential oils? Watch this video “the Benefits of Essential Oils” and learn from health care professionals who know, how herbs in this form can can help with our health issues.

 

 

First Aid from the Garden – Video

| September 5, 2012 | 2 Comments
Brenda Leyung

Brenda Leyung

Nature provides … this is a really great video filled with information we should all know; plants that will help us in a first aid situation.

Health care professionals know their plants and share which ones they want access to if they need it. Because we are traveling this info is especially good and we’ll have these suggestions in our travel kit.

This is the kind of info we love to share. We’re looking forward to discussing local medicinal plants with the health care professionals in Ecuador so we can practice medicinal healing from the local  plants in Ecuador.

The following Health Care Professionals share their choices for helpful first aid herbs and why:

Carol McGrath, Folk Herbalist

Theresa Thorne, First Nations Herbalist, Vancouver Island {contact info for Theresa? please email us so we may add it}

Jasbir Mattu, UK. Certified Medical Herbalist

Dr Berte Cui Quan Marr, Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine (DrTCM)

Dr. Cathy Carlson-Rink, Naturopath (ND) and registered Mid-Wife

H.K. (Pinky) Mattu, UK. Certified Medical Herbalist

Betty Norton, Master Herbalist

Dr Doug Kuramoto, Naturopath (ND)

Brenda Leung, Naturopath (ND)

Jillie Spooner, UK Certified Aromatherapy – Essentially Yours Wholistic Services – Victoria {contact info for Jillie? please email us so we may add it}

with our thanks for sharing!