Author archive for emeryherbals

  • Simply Cinnamon

    Cinnamon Cinnamomum cassia/burmannii Cinnamomum zeylanicum/verum I have a great fondness for the herbs we have in our kitchens, that we…

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  • Time to Build

    Turning the page into the new calendar year somehow enlists a huge cleansing craze and media blitz encouraging us to start fresh by introducing certain agents that help to purge out the toxicity of the year gone by. I find this ‘tradition’ to be one that is so unseasonably inaccurate it causes more harm than good. Cleansing the body, detoxification, takes energy and one needs access to live, fresh foods, full of nutrition and vitality to assist in the great task of taking out the garbage.  Winter is a time to naturally slow down, reserve our energies and resources, build and nourish.

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  • Fermentation and Seasonal Changes

    Fermentation and Seasonal Changes The benefits of including Fermented Foods in the diet has widely been documented and reported. What…

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  • Herb of the Month: Dandelion

    HERB OF THE MONTH! Dandelion Taraxacum officinale I have a deeply committed, long-term relationship with Dandelion, it being the first herb…

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  • Loving the Lymph System: Our Spring Freshet

      Loving the Lymph System: Our Spring Freshet The beginnings of Spring mark the start of the journey of emerging:…

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  • Herb of the Month: Astragalus

    Astragalus, Astragalus membranaceus What brought me to want to share the knowledge of this herb was the intensity to which…

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  • Emery Herbals Celebrates Five Years in Winlaw!

    February 2017 marks Emery Herbals fifth year of business in Winlaw! Six years ago Colleen, along with her husband and…

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  • The Gift of the Darkness

    The start of November is a time that has a special place in my heart. It is a time where…

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  • Ode To Yarrow, a tale of Achilles.

    Yarrow, Achillea millefolium, a native of Europe, has adapted to the regions of North America and other moderate climates of…

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  • HERB OF THE MONTH: Horsetail

    My earliest memory of interacting with majestic and ancient horsetail was in Elkwater, Alberta when I was a young girl.…

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