Category Archive: current obsession

Redefining Health Care

With all the buzz around health care these days and no real answers, Americans are being forced to take a good look at all the options.  I believe that Naturopathic Medicine could be… Continue reading

Phytoguard Extended: Immune support for the weary clinician

As the Wise Woman Herbals Bastyr Student Representative, I often get asked: What WWH product is my favorite? My answer varies depending on time of year and although I do not have one single favorite… Continue reading

Eco-Fashion Giveaway: Pretty Birdie by Stephanie Teague

Transition in style from winter to spring this year without compromising your Green resolutions.  Enter to win this Pretty Birdie Hemp Denim Blazer Giveaway – right here and now!      Ecouture at it’s… Continue reading

Winter Tonic is Hot!

This product is all the rage at Bastyr this winter. Based in Organic Apple Cider Vinegar infused with garlic, beet, parsley, ginger and cayenne. The cayenne is heating and stimulates circulation along with… Continue reading

Emerson Made: Just what the Doctor Ordered. Emerson Made Giveaway – right here!

EMERSONMADE GIVEAWAY! At this point most of you know, I am an advocate of all things sustainably and/or locally made.  By purchasing goods made locally, you are directly contributing to the health of… Continue reading

Olive Oil, COX inhibition & Ayurveda ….

Ever wonder what is up with that stinging sensation in the back of your throat after ingesting olive oil??  Many olive oil connoisseurs have long considered the immediate tickle in the back of… Continue reading


Vitamin D.  Specifically in its protective role against autoimmune diseases, relapsing attacks (see “adaptive immunity” on the left), and innate immunity (diagram on the right – think colds and flus).  Last summer, I spent… Continue reading

Eco-Fashion: EmersonMade

By purchasing goods made locally and sustainably you are contributing to the health of the planet’s eco-system.  Just think about what sweatshop labor does for not only the planet but for humanity.  Please… Continue reading

map of ‘our microbial selves’

The September 13th (2010) issue of ‘Chemical & Engineering News’ published this human map of bacterial microbes found on our bodies. Just like no two human beings have the same fingerprint … no… Continue reading