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David Hoff

David Hoffmann’s New Holistic Herbal

Here in the Western world, in addition to formal education, apprenticeship, and first-hand experience, reading books is still one of the main ways to accrue information and buy viagra in new zealand learn a particular subject. Luckily for those studying herbalism we have many valid opportunities to engage in all of these forms of learning. Home study courses, classes, conferences and books abound, and of course we can take a walk and meet some plants along the cialis injectable'>cialis injectable way. There are many types of herbalism out there, and there are many corresponding books. When people ask for a book recommendation as they begin or expand their herbal education, I first ask a few prying questions to http://industriaelsalvador.com/cialis-cheap-canada get a feel for their style of herbalism and learning. Matching an herb book to a person is not always transparent, though. For example, I knew one medical student who, contrary to my first impression, didn’t want any research-driven, phyto-chemistry heavy, plants as drugs resources (think Tyler’s Honest Herbal). Instead, it turned out she was craving the more New Age-y, mystical, plant spirit medicine type …

Blue Flag

Summer Herbs in Review

My oh my, it has been quite a while since my last entry! I have no excuse except I have been enjoying the glorious summer in every moment I wasn’t running around busy with work and projects. Sometimes you need a break from the computer, ya know? I had anticipated a summer of female cialis non-stop gardening, based on the fact I had about four plots and twenty-some different species of medicinal seedlings started in my basement. As soon as I planted out my seedlings in early June, a week of threatening frost, non-stop rains and high winds did not spare a single plant. Needless to say, I was heartbroken. After that miserable week, the weather cleared and celebrifan.com I was able to plant out a few varieties; tulsi, figwort, chickweed (one can never have too much chickweed!), elecampane, teasel and wild carrrot fared the best. In early June I was able to attend the inaugural Mid-America Herbal Symposium, held in Winona, MN. The conference brought in incredible herbalists from across the country to my state; there was …