Ask the Herbalist- May Post Reschedule

Due to Mother’s day Ask the Herbalist will post next week. Please submit your questions asap. I pray you all had a blessed Mothers Day! Tamra

Ask the Herbalist: Herbs for Menstrual Cramps

Ask the Herbalist: Herbs for Menstrual Carmps @shatulwellness

Mamag Asks: Three of my daughters suffer with moderate to severe menstrual cramping. What are some good herbs for both internal and external use. Trying to keep them from reaching for the Motrin! Thank you. grace and peace! Tamra’s answer: Hi Mamag, First let me say thank you for your participation in Ask the Herbalist! […]

Ask The Herbalist-Combining Herbal Remedies Safely

Ask the Herbalist: Combining Herbal Remedies Safely @shatulwellness

MP asks: How do I know which herbs not to take at the same time?  For example, I was taking a tincture for PMS symptoms when I felt a cold coming.  So I also started taking a tincture to build immunity.  After a couple days of taking both, I started getting a rash on my […]

Ask the Herbalist Monthly Blog Series

Ask the Herbalist asktheherbmaven@shatulwellness.com

When we are new to learning about herbs we often have many questions and aren’t sure where to get answers. Herbalism is a lifelong learning journey and even those with years of experience can learn daily from the herbal gifts God provides. My heart is to share the healing beauty and depth of God’s creation […]

Balancing & Tonic Milky Oats

Balancing & Tonic Milky Oats

Nourishing, Normalizing, Restorative Oats Most of us are familiar with the fact that oats used for culinary purposes are a healthy food choice. In herbalism oat tops in their milky stage are seen as one of the most nourishing, balancing, tonic herbs available. Those who are experiencing debilitating nervous system exhaustion benefit from this amazing […]

Back to The Basics: Herbs and Water Remedies

Herbal Tea 101: 7 Ways To Make & Use Medicinal Herbal Tea

This month the theme over at the Bulk Herb Store blog is Back to the basics. Herbs and water can be used in multiple ways to make healing remedies. Water is considered the universal solvent and is the best choice when wanting nutrient rich remedies. Water is also great for extracting medicinal qualities. While tea […]

Materia Medica & Herbal Coffee Replacement With Burdock

Materia Medica & Herbal Coffee Replacement With Burdock Root

This month for the Herb of the Month we learn about the herb burdock (Arctium lappa). This is an amazing herb with multiple uses as medicine as well as a history of use as a root vegetable. In this article you will learn about burdock’s demulcent and anti-inflammatory uses, read quotes from herbalist Donnie Yance […]

How Do Herbal Antivirals Work?

How do Herbal Antivirals Work?

A common mistake often made is to think that the cold and flu are caused by bacteria, however both of these infections are actually caused by viruses. This is why when you go to the doctors for the flu they will not give you antibiotics. Unlike bacteria viruses are technically not alive. Therefore antivirals work […]

Herb of the Month: Aloe Vera

Herb of the Month: Aloe Vera

Name: Aloe Vera Latin Name: Aloe barbadensis Common Names: Aloe, moka, cape, turkey, Aloe Zanzibar Family: Asphodelaceae Parts Used: Leaf, Juice Constituents: Glycoside (anthroquinone, called aloe emodin or aloin), polysaccharides, saponins, essential oil, steroids, enzymes, minerals, cinnamic and salicylic acid, acemannan Actions: Promotes bile, heals wounds, tonic anti-fungal, antibacterial, demulcent, sedative, purgative Energetics: Leaf: bitter, […]

Rest, Restoration and Healing Sabbatical

Shatul will be on a Sabbatical from Aug 28- October 5th 2014 During the month of Elul and the days leading up to the High Holy Days I will be taking a time away from work and much of  the internet. I believe it is important to rest our bodies, spirits, and minds in order […]

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