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Remedies that don't work

By Cindy Black / October 25, 2011 /

Strange how some natural remedies just don’t work. The story usually goes like this: Me: Did you try the herbs or cell salts we talked about last time? Client: Yeah, and it didn’t work. Me: Hmmm. Client: I took the stuff and it worked, but then my symptoms came back. Me: Did you keep taking it…

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Jade Wind Screen

By Cindy Black / October 4, 2010 /

Fall is here. Time to put on an extra jacket to stay warm. In the same way that we naturally reach for our coats in the windy, chilly weather, we can add a layer of protection to our Vital Energy by using herbs. Jade Wind Screen The Chinese herbal formula, Jade Windscreen, provides that layer…

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Herbal Reference

By Cindy Black / June 24, 2010 /

Wondering about an herb, but don’t have your 20 pounds of reference books with you? There is a great website available – and it’s free! Henriette’s Herbal. Make a free account and you can search for anything. This is a very comprehensive site – don’t get lost!

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Sastun book cover

Sastun – a book review

By Cindy Black / November 23, 2009 /

Sastun, My Apprenticeship with a Maya Healer, by Rosita Arvigo, 1994. A beautiful ode to Don Elijio Panti, a legendary Maya Medicine Man who lived in Belize, Central America. This story is a gift to those of us seeking a spiritual context for our healing work. A reminder of the powerful healing held in the…

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