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Skullcap--Materia Medica

This video is about skullcap, or Skutellaria lateriflora. I find this herb to be wonderfully supportive for stress. It is a nervine that shines in cases of longterm stress of any kind. I will be discussing the following products I make that have skullcap in them to demonstrate how it can be used differently.

Skullcap tincture

Mother's Little Helper, organic herbal tea

Artist's Dream Tea

Take it Easy, organic herbal smoking blend

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Materia Medica--Lobelia

This video is about Lobelia inflata. This herb is good for tobacco cessation, asthma, acute respiratory illness, asymetrical whiplash and headaches associated with that condition.

Do not take during pregnancy. This herb may cause miscarriage but, is not a reliable herb for herbal abortion.

Find this in our Take it Easy smoking blend.

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Rose Medicine

Rose Medicine

The beauty of rose is not just in the gorgeous blooms and fragrance, it is also in the thorns. My favorite heart remedies have thorns. I believe that herbs heal us by teaching our bodies their wisdom. It is the very protection of these thorns that can give a person the security to truly be their most beautiful self. All admirers: approach with respect and care. 

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Skullcap can help you recover from long-term stress

Skullcap can help you recover from long-term stress

Skullcap is in the class of herbs known as nervines (medicines used to calm the nerves). It has been used historically to soothe long-term stress of any kind. That means many people throughout history have used it successfully to help recover from psychological stress (worry, anxiety), insomnia, physical strain (think recovery from a long-term illness or even the continuous stress of a smoking habit!), etc.

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