8
Dec
2010
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On the History of Herbals

Some time ago I began working on what I’ve dubbed a working herbal. Er, maybe just a notebook of plant information…either way, I have a 18″ by 30″ monster of a moleskine notebook (my unrivaled favorite notebook). Each page is dedicated to an herb. At first I freaked out because the paper was unlined. I...
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6
Nov
2010
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Ecological Medicine and the Grey Area of Individual Treatment and Systemic Change

In my academic life, I’ve taken an interdisciplinary approach when considering human & ecological health. Because of the way that knowledge is fragmented, playing within the bounds of one discipline confines my understanding to that portion of the whole system. None of the disciplines gets the full picture; they are not meant to. It’s deliberate...
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17
Jul
2010
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The Physicians of Myddfai

The Physicians of Myddfai were a lineage of gifted herb doctors that resided in Myddfai, Wales. According to Barbara Griggs, their lineage spanned over one thousand years from approximately 800-1800 A.D. History & Origins The Physicians have quite an air of intrigue about them. Welsh legend maintains that the lineage began when a son of...
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