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Yesterday, I had to explain to a male co-worker why women get urinary tract infections (aka bladder infections or “UTIs”) more often than men. “Ahem,” I stuttered, “Not sure how to put this…especially in an open cubicle workspace…but it has to do with the – the – the differences in our, um, well, our anatomies.” “Oh,” he said. Then, “OH!” I could see the light bulb shining brightly over his head. “Okay, say no more.” I started chuckling a bit to myself, and then a light bulb came on over my head as well. It hit me that this would … Continue reading
***SAFETY REMINDER: It is NOT recommended to give herbs to children under 2 years old for internal ingestion. They lack the liver enzymes required to properly process many herbs. (Please see my interview with American Botanical Council’s Mark Blumenthal if you want some advice from him about what you should do if you want to give your children herbs).*** ================================================================================================================== In general, there are 3 situations in which you might want to blend your own herbs to keep your family in good health: To help improve an acute illness or problem To assist with recovering from an acute illness or … Continue reading