Make Your Own Herbal Vitamin and Mineral Tincture

make your own herbal tincture

Herbal tinctures have been on my “learn to make” list for a long time. Just over a month ago, I got inspired and tried it for the first time. The process was far easier and more straightforward than I ever imagined it would be, and I’m only sorry I waited so long to try. What is a tincture? Shoshanna from Bulk Herb Store defines a tincture this way in her book Making Babies: Tinctures are medicinal extracts in a liquid such as alcohol, glycerin, vinegar, […]

Eating More Nutrient-Dense Foods (Yes, I Really Tried Fish Eggs)

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It’s difficult to read Weston A. Price’s book, Nutrition and Physical Degeneration, without having a sudden urge to bolt to the store for some fish eggs and liver. No, really. It is. You think I’m kidding, but I’m not. After spending more than a week devouring this fascinating book full of Dr. Price’s nutritional research and investigations into exactly what it was that made native, isolated populations eating traditional foods so very healthy, I was inspired. These traditional people valued fish eggs (among many other […]

Valuing the Nutritional Wisdom of Past Generations

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Image by Beverly & Pack One of my sets of grandparents hails from Newfoundland, Canada (that’s on the East coast, in the Maritimes). This particular Papa used to work on a fishing boat in the Pacific Ocean after they moved to the Vancouver, BC area, many years ago. Though many of the things that I grew up on were not so healthy, one of the nutritional highlights of my childhood was a whole lot of fish. Fresh fish. Amazing fish. And thankfully, I became a […]