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Support bioregional herb businesses! Avena Botanicals just launched a Kickstarter! The health of the herb industry depends on companies like Avena's success. $10 can help them reach their goal!

Deb Soule is raising funds for Herbal Medicine Matters on Kickstarter! Avena Botanicals is Dedicated to Ensuring that Traditional Herbal Medicine is Accessible to All - Today and Always.

"The worst of it is that we’re brainwashed — by the way we’re brought up, by advertising, by our friends and family — into wanting things that not only are very expensive to the shared environment (not to mention the shared economy), but that also make us and those around us worse off." Slow Medicine on the Numen blog.

"A big part of this is slowing down and listening, whether that’s with community organizing or harvesting herbs." Herbalist Dana Woodruff on her work with herbal medicine and migrant farm workers.

jim mcdonald's website ~www.herbcraft.org~ contains many herbal articles and information

a great explanation of when (and when NOT) to use Echinacea, Goldenseal, Elderberry, and St Johnswort for all of your winter woes. (From herbalist Jim McDonald)

"Who makes these products matters because how they make them matters. This is true of any product, particularly so with those we ingest. It is even more important with products we ingest as medicine." Numen blog.

Jeff Carpenter of Zack Woods Herb Farm discusses ten medicinal herbs to grow in your garden for the transition away from an oil based economy.

Over-Medicated America

Over-Medicated America

Over-Medicated America Infographic - How Greedy Drug Companies Have Hooked Our Nation

Bad, bad, bad

The Top 10 Worst Sources of Aspartame. This is the worst stuff you could put into your body! I have been aspartame free for years now - no more pain!

About 55,000 dietary supplements, largely unregulated, are sold in the United States.

Why Dangerous Supplements Linger on Store Shelves

Why dangerous supplements still linger on drugstore shelves - they're as unregulated as cosmetics!

How to Use Diatomaceous Earth for your Family, Home, and Homestead | The Prairie Homestead

How to Use Diatomaceous Earth

The Dirt on Diatomaceous Earth: How to Use it for Your Family, Home, & Homestead