Self-Heal Blog

Self-Heal Blog

Chaparral

Chaparral Herb Uses

Although I had been vaccinated, I recently tested positive for Covid. One of the herbal remedies I took was an amazing desert evergreen shrub, chaparral

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A nice cup of lemon balm tea

Herbal Allies: Lemon Balm

  🌱Herbal Allies for the Holly Daze🌱 Starting with Lemon Balm, Melissa officinalis Lemon Balm is my first favorite herb that everyone should have on

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zinc

Zinc Oxide

A Summer Miracle We usually offer a workshop in the Summer, Summer Herbal Home Spa, in which I demonstrate making a waterproof natural sun block

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wild lettuce

Wild Lettuce

As the opioid epidemic worsens, people are desperate for natural pain relief options.  A local herb, wild lettuce has been used for millennia as a

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Lemonade Berry

Lemonade berries,  Rhus integrifolia, are the fruits of a native Southern California species belonging to the Anacardiaceae family. They have been growing wild since ancient

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maca roots

Benefits of Maca

Benefits of Maca The benefits of Maca are enjoyed by men and women alike. Maca is a cruciferous vegetable related to broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage and

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cinnamon

Benefits of Cinnamon

The benefits of cinnamon The benefits of cinnamon go far beyond its culinary applications as a spice. Description Cinnamon is the brownish-reddish inner bark of

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