Monthly Archives: February 2011

It’s All About Attitude

Do you have the patience to wait till your mud settles and the water is clear? Can you remain unmoving till the right action arises by itself? –Tao Te Ching Here is a wonderful article focusing on mindful parenting. Read … Continue reading

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Herbs by Properties

Antispasmodic: Leonurus Cardiaca Anti-rheumatic: Leonurus Cardiaca Astringent: Leonurus Cardiaca Carminitive: Leonurus Cardiaca Diaphoretic: Leonurus Cardiaca Diuretic: Leonurus Cardiaca Emmenagogue: Leonurus Cardiaca Heart (cardiac) tonic: Leonurus Cardiaca Nervine: Leonurus Cardiaca Tonic: Leonurus Cardiaca

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Materia Medica: Leonurus Cardiaca (Motherwort)

Latin name/family: Leonurus cardiaca, Labiatae mint family Habitat & Appearance: moist, disturbed areas; often will volunteer in gardens and take over; hardy plant — pink to white flowers above leaf nodes, leaves opposite w/ pointed lobes; resembles mugwort Parts used: … Continue reading

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