Klaus Ferlow and the Miraculous Neem Tree

All trees are wonders.

The Neem tree is a wonder piled on wonders.

A long, wide-ranging, somewhat rambling and very interesting – interview with the west’s leading expert on the Neem tree.

– Ken McCarthy
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The Black Walnut with Dina Falconi

The Black Walnut with Dina Falconi

Where I live, black walnuts are everywhere and now is the time they’re dropping their fruit – with a heavy thud!

What are they fruits and nuts good for?

A lot!

Another view of this very useful plant

– Ken McCarthy
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Heavily censored information on plant medicine

If the speaker’s YouTube channel is still up, you can find it here:

This excellent video is both a demonstration of all the good people who are making heroic efforts to educate the public and an example of the unhinged and demented censorship that Google-owned YouTube now routinely engages in.

The subject is the herbal medicines used successfully by the multi-thousand year medical traditions of India and China to … Read more

It’s time for Thyme

On a recent trip to Morocco (my first trip there and my first trip out of the country in nearly five years), I got to see how an intact culture deals with health issues.

Drugs, no.

Plants, yes.

One of the plants that is treasured in Morocco and elsewhere is one many of us think of as just a culinary herb.

Wrong. It is a very potent healer. (And when … Read more

The science behind the Odyssey

We’re continuing our exploration of Aegean herb culture.

Here’s a surprising modern validation of one of the “tall tales” of the Odyssey involving “magic” plants.

– Ken McCarthy
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Comfrey

– Ken McCarthy
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Mushroom Myths Debunked

A primer on what’s true and not true about mushrooms.

References

Medicinal Mushrooms

Fly Agaric

The Misunderstood Magic Mushroom

– Ken McCarthy
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“Follow the science”

From one of our favorite educators. He talks about plants in the context of where and how they live, not just how useful they are.

Plant Wisdom has been quiet because some people have been fighting the madness of the last two years on a nearly full time basis.

I’m one of them.

For those who still don’t get it, here’s a story about a plant that “scientists” have … Read more

Turmeric

Turmeric, part of the culinary and medical legacy of India, has taken the world by storm in recent years.

But are people using it correctly?

Predictably, once the merchandisers got involved, they were not.

Luckily, preparing turmeric correctly to get its full benefit (vs buying it in capsule form) is not complicated.

NOTE: If you are taking Pharma products that thin your blood, please research the risk of these drugs. … Read more

Catnip, not just for cats

We’ve been mostly silent here (dealing with the fallout of a government-created ordeal), but this video really jumped out.

A lucid and comprehensive description of this wonderful plant from Dina Falconi.

You can see more of her work plus a link to all her videos here: https://www.botanicalartspress.com

– Ken McCarthy
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