Tag: Energetics

Skullcap Energetics, S. Lateriflora or North American Skullcap

In North America, when you hear an herbalist speaking about Skullcap, the likelihood is that S. lateriflora is the subject. Scuterllaria lateriflora, or Skullcap, is the most commonly used Skullcap in plant medicine-making and herbal remedies in the USA and by modern herbalists who draw on Traditional Western Herbalism or traditions rooted in North America. [...]

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Sage Herbal Medicine, Energetics for Common and Red Sage

Herbal Nerd Society Exclusive Article. “A leaf of Sage a day will keep the Alzheimer’s away” could be the modern motto for our beloved common Sage, or Salvia officinalis. Common Sage and Red Sage, aka Dan Shen or S. miltiorrhiza, both improve thought patterns and have long been associated with the kind of calm, Sage wisdom we’ve sought in our Elders.

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Motherwort Herbal Properties and Energetics

When you need a good hug, reach for Motherwort. In the line-up of heart-healing herbs, Motherwort is one of The Best herbs for soothing both a physically exhausted heart and an emotionally exhausted heart. Modern herbalists often look to this weedy member of the mint family for support in blends for racing heart and high blood pressure, hormone-induced emotional swings, and anxiety or nervousness you can’t quite kick. The commonality to near all conditions is a relationship of some kind to the Heart.

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Reishi Energetics: TCM, Ayurveda, Traditional Western Herbalism and Formulation

Herbal Nerd Society Exclusive Article Reishi mushroom refers to a grouping of Ganoderma species. Ling Zhi, the one most commonly used in TCM practice and most studied, is G. lucidum. Other Ganodermas are found world-wide and generally share the same energetics and uses. These include G. tsugae, G. japonicum or G. sinense, G. applanatum, G. [...]

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