Symptoms of the Lack of . . .

Today’s Daily Prompt is Symptom. I have a book that I treasure, one that includes a list of vitamins and minerals and has a list of symptoms that can indicate what vitamin or mineral is missing in their daily health regime. Along with that list is a list of foods and herbs rich in those particular nutrients. I refer to the lists in that book often. I used to see, back in the 1980s, those lists on large, attractive posters upon the walls of various pharmaceutical outlets. Those days are long gone. The industry would rather, now, to keep people in the dark. … Continue reading Symptoms of the Lack of . . .

Pondering the Lowly Dandelion

The Lowly Dandelion I read Pickled Pastors posted sermon dealing with dandelions (there’s a link at the bottom of this post,) and a few things came to mind. I realize the photo above is not a dandelion but for now, it will do. (I went outside to photo a dandelion flower or some fairies and they were all gone–gone away till the next batch pops up. All our yard currently sports is the greens and their deep roots.) Let me remind readers that I’m a medicinal herbalist. The lowly dandelion, it’s true, is termed a weed by modern gardeners and … Continue reading Pondering the Lowly Dandelion