From Farm to Fork: How Agriculture Changed Our Diets and Our Health for Generations to Come
Although agriculture has solved the problem of having to constantly migrate on the search of food, current modern industrial farming practices (and flawed dietary theories) are depleting our food from essential nutrients, all the while contributing to obesity, cellular toxicity and metabolic dysfunction. Curious about the declining oral and general health, chronic disease and […]
I created a worksite/grow area in our house in which to compound remedies, and stayed on task to complete the business and technical steps!
The Power of Black Seed Oil: Benefits and Scientific Studies
Black seed oil, also known by other common names, has been used for centuries for its medicinal properties. This oil is extracted from the seeds of the Nigella sativa plant, which is native to parts of Asia and the Middle East. In this blog post, we will explore the botanical name, growing conditions, medical benefits, […]
Differences Between Black Seed Oil, Black Cumin, and Cumin: Plants and Plant Families.
I recently posted a video on the benefits of black seed oil and why I’ve started taking it (1 teaspoon daily). I wanted to clear up some confusion about other botanicals with similar common names. Black seed oil, black cumin, and cumin are all derived from different plants, and they belong to different plant families. […]
The Food We Lack: How Food Deserts are Weighing Us Down
Weight loss and access to food are closely intertwined, with food deserts and racial disparities playing a significant role in obesity and difficulty in losing weight. Food deserts are areas where residents have limited access to healthy, fresh food options. These areas are typically found in low-income neighborhoods and rural areas. Residents of food […]
Spirit of the Earth: Exploring the Healing Powers of Native American Plant Medicines
The Native Americans of North America used a wide variety of plants medicinally during the 1500s and 1600s. Using various tree parts for medicinal purposes is an important part of Native American history and culture. Here are some examples: White Pine (Pinus strobus): The inner bark of the white pine was used to make a […]
The Roots of Healing: A Journey Through the History of Indigenous Plant Medicine
I’m frequently surprised at the variety of mixed reactions about the medicinal value of plants and natural products. People will swear by their coffee (a plant), cope with alcohol (ferment of plants) and cigarettes (tobacco, a plant), and decompress with weed (cannabis, a plant) – but they will denounce any therapeutic benefits. I think part […]
Cracking the Code: The Complex Interplay of Biology, Environment, and Emotions in Weight Loss
Photo by Fuu J on Unsplash Weight gain and resistance to weight loss can be complex issues with a variety of root causes, both biological and psychological. In this article, we will explore the factors that contribute to weight gain and resistance to weight loss, including biochemistry, metabolism, thyroid function, sex hormones, toxins, heavy metals, emotional regulation, and […]
I learned so much that I am just starting to apply to myself. I also learned how to make slides and did presentations which is something I haven’t done in many years.
The HHP course gave me a broad knowledge base in the Herbal world. I filed paperwork and purchased webdomains for the business. Finding out people are interested in a pharmacist with herbal knowledge!