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Holistic Pet Care

Holistic Pet Care

Just like people, pets get sick too, and our dogs and cats deserve to be taken care of in the same way that we support the health of our own bodies. I don't know about you, but I like the idea of caring for my pets when and where I can.

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Herbal Home Remedies for You and Your Loved Ones

Herbal Home Remedies for You and Your Loved Ones

We all know those moments when a sick child or loved one wakes up in the middle of the night and we have no cold medicine in the house. We have all lived that panicked moment when we have no idea what to do. Fortunately, there is so much you can do without even having to leave your house. Kitchen herbs can be used for many remedies such as herbal teas, steams, and soothing baths that can make all the difference.

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Mimi Kamp and Essences of the Desert

Mimi Kamp and Essences of the Desert

A favorite set of flower essences at CSCH is Essence of the Desert, created by Mimi Kamp, a healer based in the Sonoran desert in Arizona. Her Sonoran Desert series is composed of 12 essences, which have a common theme of transformation, specifically the transcendence of the effects of abuse and trauma. Even for those who have not experienced “abuse," as such, many challenges come with living as spiritual beings in an often challenging world.

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Bipolar II, Hypomania and Flower Essences

Bipolar II, Hypomania and Flower Essences

Flower Essences are safe energy medicines and have no interactions with any drugs or herbs; they can be added to water, meals or spritzed into the air or onto clothes. The universal nature of flower essences makes them available for both bipolar clients and the people who are around them.

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Flower Essences: A Clinical Picture

Flower Essences: A Clinical Picture

Flower essences, as described by the Flower Essence Repertory, are ‘subtle liquid extracts, generally taken in oral form, which are used to address profound issues of emotional well-being, soul development, and mind-body health.’ In simple terms, flower essences are supportive therapies for your emotional well being.

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From Apathy to Action: The Benefits of Wild Rose Flower Essence

From Apathy to Action: The Benefits of Wild Rose Flower Essence

Apathy is a state of being indifferent, disconnected, and resigned to what is. There is no passion, no opinion, and no emotion. It is a large obstacle blocking us from making positive changes in our personal health. When we become apathetic we stop engaging. Wild Rose is a flower essence that specifically addresses the apathetic state.

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9 Flower Essences for Chronic Pain

9 Flower Essences for Chronic Pain

The emotional pictures associated with chronic pain conditions are as varied as the people who live with them. However, specific patterns frequently surface, and this is where emotional therapeutics, including flower essences, may be incredibly effective aids.

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The Art of Distillation

The Art of Distillation

Experimenting and learning basic methods of extracting a plant hydrosol right in your own kitchen can help you determine if steam distillation is an art in which you want to invest.

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Three Local Medicine Weeds

Three Local Medicine Weeds

Have you been spending a lot of money on store-bought supplements lately? Do you automatically think of exotic, imported herbs from far-off lands when you think of herbal medicine? Does natural medicine seem out of your reach and price range? You might be surprised to learn that there is an amazing range of local plants with remarkable medicinal qualities, many of them ‘pesky weeds’ that you have fought to keep out of your lawns and gardens!

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Sacred Sensuality: A Gateway to Vitality

Sacred Sensuality: A Gateway to Vitality

In a technological and fast-paced culture, practicing sacred sensuality is a gateway to vitality for it re-aligns people with the sacredness of their senses, reminding them of their own rhythm and how that rhythm flows in the universal sea. A dramatic key to the vitality of the human race is to re-emerge as sensual beings. Remembering the sacredness that lives within and connects us with all life is essential for all species on this planet.

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