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The Silky News on Corn

on Wed, 08/19/2009 - 16:30

Since corn just happens to be in season and I also just happen to be getting a lot of patients which I have prescribed this decoction for, I thought I would share it on here. It also has such a lovely name: corn silk.

Travelling Medicine: Colombia

on Tue, 08/11/2009 - 13:30

Summer and it's lovely slow heat has finally gotten me, coupled with a few trips (to New York and Bogota), I have been neglecting the spice doc updates!

Hibiscus for Hypertension

on Sat, 05/16/2009 - 10:30

The flower Hibiscus sabdariffa, also known as flor de Jamaica in Spanish, is not only delicious but also incredibly medicinally beneficial. I drank this flower tea growing up in Thailand...

Building with Black Beans

on Tue, 05/12/2009 - 12:30

Some of you may be happy to know that black beans are medicinal in many interesting ways. One of those ways is something I've mentioned here before and will likely keep mentioning, they are good for your blood.