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Nature's Prescriptions

  1. Herbal Pharmacopoeia,
  2. Herbal Formulas,
  3. Nourishing Traditions

Years and years ago, our ancestors learned to rely on the many health benefits that could be derived from plants and herbs that are native to Mother Earth. It's in our best interest to educate ourselves about the endless benefits of taking care of our bodies naturally. DISCLAIMER: Please remember that this information is not meant to substitute for a consultation with your physician, or another health care professional. Speak with your doctor if you have questions about primary care, or about any medical problem. This information is for educational purposes only.

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Allergies? Try Switchel - last post by dogmom4

The Flu Clinic

The authorities have stated that it is not so much IF, but WHEN a pandemic of avian flu will strike this world. There is much education and preparation that needs to be done to protect our loved ones in regard to this flu and other illnesses, and here is exactly where we plan to share what we've learned.

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Water-related Diseases, Con... - last post by Jeepers

In The Kitchen-The Heart Of Our Home

  1. Kitchen Recipes

The kitchen is a place that holds many memories, and those memories hold much value as they play a large part in shaping our lives. Here is where we gather as a family to share meals, or sit with friends over a good cup of coffee to halve our burdens...it's where we've shed tears and great joys over accomplishments and defeats. Whether we're making a pot roast or a new batch of soup, it's a multi-purpose place to gather around as family and friends to nourish not only our bodies, but our hearts and minds as well.

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Using Desiccants - last post by Mt_Rider

Preserving the Harvest

  1. Preserving the Harvest - Recipes,
  2. Tools of the Trade

Taking our fresh foods and preserving them by home canning, without the preservatives and harmful things the commercial companies put into their products, is one of the most loving acts we can do for ourselves and our families. Everything that we pack into our canning jars and process to preserve the old fashioned way is testimony of our commitment to healthier, simpler and more meaningful times. Come and join us as we gather around the canning jars and listen for that old, familiar sound...


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Need some jars? - last post by Mt_Rider

Nature's Bounty

  1. Fruit,
  2. Vegetables,
  3. How Does It Grow?

Nothing can compare to planting, caring for, and ultimately reaping that which we have sown... Join us here where we share the wisdom of growing the foods for our table, and the beautiful plants and flowers that brighten our lives.

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Karo? - last post by Cat

The Spa

Here we sit around in the hot tub sharing health issues we might be dealing with, whether it be exercise, physical, diet, emotional...you name it. Hopefully, when we go home for the day, our *massaged* hearts feel calmer.

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Miles for October 16 - 22,... - last post by Momo