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This paper explores the relationship between a commonly prescribed anticoagulant medication, Warfarin, and a well-known herb, Allium sativum (garlic).
Policing Black Bodies: The Effects of Carceral Control on Community Health
This paper explores interconnections between police violence, racism, and trauma as they relate to concepts of collective healing, societal transformation, and wellness and embodiment for all.
Acne vulgaris & Gender-Affirming Testosterone Use: Addressing Acne With Holistic Skin Care
This is an article about holistic skin care based on my experience with clients who have experienced acne after beginning exogenous testosterone use as part of gender-affirming hormone therapy.
The Microbiome & Mental Wellness
This brief essay explores the gut-brain connection and its role supporting mood stability and mental wellness. It also includes recipes and resources.
Comprehensive monograph on Chimaphila umbellata (Pipsissewa).
All About Nervines
This handout describes common herbs that gently balance the nervous system and can be used to address symptoms such as anxiety, depression, tension, and pain.
Topical Uses for Medicinal Herbs: Steams, Salves, and Compresses
The focus on this writing piece is on external (sometimes called topical) ways of using herbal medicine. I explain three methods for using herbs topically: steams, salves, and compresses.
Vitamins & Minerals for Nervous System Wellness
Many vitamins and minerals play a significant role in the function and structure of the nervous system. This resource explains how several key vitamins and minerals support the nervous system and provides a list of food sources for each.
This paper discusses the relevant pathophysiology for chronic insomnia and elucidates a general herbal protocol which highlights key herbs and other supportive strategies.
Herbal Allies for Moving Through Grief: Recipes & Resources
This handout provides herbal recipes and self-care resources for coping with times of loss and grief.
How to Make an Herbal Tincture
This 45 minute audio recording provides basic instructions for making your own herbal tinctures.