Today, we're talking with Michael Tierra D.O.M., L.A.c., founder of the American Herbalist Guild, and owner/founder of East/West School of Planetary Herbalogy about how plants like kratom have fared in the American legal system of the past fifty years.
Many plants make tannins. For all practical purposes, a tannin is an astringent, polyphenolic molecule that binds to organic compounds such as proteins. It has the ability to precipitate organic matter from a liquid to a solid.
After an intriguing interview with Herbalist 7Song about the vast scale of emergency care he has brought to our global community over the last few decades, Sue and Candace explore their own herbal first aid for the week.
A few years ago, I met Patty. She owns a stable and riding center in Veneta, OR, but we met over 180 pounds of pears. For the first couple of years, our friendship centered on a farm trade. She grew…
I parked my car at the foot of the Masonic cemetery's steep hill. I could easily see the gates of mausoleum from the road. I grabbed a bucket and digging tools from the back seat and worked my way up the foot path pausing to listen for the sound of voices. Two older women joined me. We were late and after greeting each other, we hurried up the path to join the others. We were among the invited.