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Osha Root – Bear Medicine

Osha Root Tincture – Ligusticum porteri By Sharn Harper Osha root: Ligusticum porteri, is also known as Osha or oshá. Osha Root About, Uses & Healing Benefits: Osha root is a perennial herb that belongs to the parsley family. It grows at elevations of 6,000 to 11,700 feet in the Rocky Mountains and Sierra Madre region in Mexico. The

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Solomon’s Seal

Polygonatum biflorum, multiflorum or odoratum Common Names: King Solomon’s Seal, American Solomon’s Seal, Great Solomons Seal, Sealwort, Small Solomon’s Seal, and He shou wu, Mahmeda, Yu-zhu. Polygonatum means “many jointed” referring to the rhizomes which are twisted and full of knots. The Cherokee ate the roots and used the ground roots to make bread. Habitat

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Detoxify Your Living Space

Detoxify Your Living Space Having taken on a house sitting assignment in Adelaide I have ventured out in the cold and often dreary winter weather to visit the Adelaide Botanical Gardens.  Every time I go I am drawn to one of my favorite and energetically powerful herbs, White Sage – Salvia apiana.  I deeply breathe

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Turkey Tail

I was elated to find the fungi, Turkey Tail Trametes Versicolor, on a dead piece of tree in the woods near to where we are staying in the U.K. This one is black but the color can range from Black, grey, white, green, brown, purple, red, orange, cream, and beige. Easy to identify once you

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