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5 Alternative Remedies for Common Ailments

By Cindy Black / June 21, 2010 /

1. Lavender, Lavendula officinalis Essential Oil. What it is – this is a very concentrated oil from the lavender plant. Because essential oils are so concentrated, only 1 or 2 drops are needed for great results. Never take essential oils internally. What to use it for – bee stings, insect bites- put 1 drop directly…

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Cell Salts for Muscle Spasm

By Cindy Black / June 16, 2010 /

Tweak your neck lately? I did. It gave me the opportunity to try out a cell salt combination for muscle pain. I have used this simple formula a few times for myself and friends – and it works more often than not. In a small glass of warm water mix 10 tablets of Mag Phos…

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Life could be a cup of coffee

By Cindy Black / June 10, 2010 /

I watch my empty cup become full of coffee. Even though a vast amount of events need to come together for this moment, I am 100% sure that I’ll be enjoying a full cup of steaming coffee. I breathe and remind myself that life is not much different than this moment. I enjoy my cup…

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Seeking

By Cindy Black / May 24, 2010 /

What if you are a seeker without a guide? The groundswell of wanting to know, of needing to know, of wanting to mix only with that which is Divine – hearing a constant commentary in your inner ear of what is right, what is wrong, what is real and not, what is Divine and not.…

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Words of Wisdom

By Cindy Black / May 22, 2010 /

“I have no judgment about myself and my life. There is nothing I am quite sure about. I have no definite convictions – not about anything, really. I know only that I was born and exist, and it seems that I have been carried along. I exist on the foundation of something I do not…

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Tea for Digestion

By Cindy Black / April 15, 2010 /

Lately I’ve been enjoying a simple blend of herbs to support my digestion. Here is the recipe: In about 4-6 cups of water, add 6-8 slices of fresh Ginger Root 1 Teaspoon (or a big pinch) of Fennel Seeds 1 Teaspoon (or a big pinch) of Fenugreek Seeds 1 Teaspoon (or a big pinch) of…

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How to Make an Herbal Tincture

By Cindy Black / April 5, 2010 /

Make your own herbal remedies! Tinctures can be made at home in just a few weeks. I make a variety of tinctures for myself, my family and my friends. I love the sense of self-sufficiency that comes out of making my own medicinals. There are a variety of opinions and methods for making tinctures. I’m going to…

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My Health Care Debate

By Cindy Black / March 22, 2010 /

My mind is foggy, will I laze on the couch or go for a walk? I am hungry for something sweet, will I grab a candy bar that I believe is not really good for me but a part of me likes, or will I find a piece of fruit that I believe is better…

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Overview of the Quest

By Cindy Black / March 18, 2010 /

He who stands on the threshold of this Path is about to commence the last and greatest journey of all, one which he will continue to the end of his days. Once begun, there is no turning back or deserting it, except temporarily. – Paul Brunton, from the Notebooks of Paul Brunton Available at Larson…

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