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Flu Protection?

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This is the time of year when thoughts turn to flu season, helped on by all the pharmacies and grocery stores shouting “Get your flu shot here!” Actually they start shouting in August, which is stupid, because flu season runs … Continue reading

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Herbal Medicine: Blackberry Syrup

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  OK, let’s start with a warning and a disclaimer: herbal medicines are not something you just jump into without educating yourself. There are plenty of herbals that have side effects, just like conventional medicines. There are some herbal preparations … Continue reading

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A Weed by any Other Name

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  We give weeds far too little honor in today’s world. The so-called weed can supply us with people food, animal food, medicine, garden stakes, compost, beverages, decorations, and fencing, not to mention knowledge about soil and water conditions. Take … Continue reading

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