What Is In Your Natural First Aid Travel Kit?

After a trip to Guatemala where a few of us ended up with severe parasites and after the death of my friend Keiko Golambos to virulent malaria, I was asked to put together an emergency travel kit for international outreach.  This is a kit for 13 people like this post. Like Unlike

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Spring Mugwort

When, many years ago, I was walking through Prospect Park with my then toddler Francis, tasting the sprouting plants, he pointed out a lace-leafed plant with a lovely aroma.  We tasted it and agreed that, in judicious quantities, it was delicious and used it in our wild salads and omelets  along with chickweed, oxalis and … Continue reading Spring Mugwort

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Autoimmune Disease

Autoimmune disease is a state where the immune system is at once hypofunctional and hyperfunctional.  Causes are unknown but may involve such things as genetic susceptibility, leaky gut which allows irritating proteins into the blood stream, toxins, or a variety of the above. Western treatment of autoimmune disease is generally with drugs which suppress the … Continue reading Autoimmune Disease

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