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Chaga Mushroom or Fungus also known as “King of the Herbs”

Written by Katolen Yardley, Medical Herbalist To view entire article with additional information, please visit: http://aeblog.alchemyelixir.com/2012/11/08/chaga-mushroom-or-fungus-also-known-as-“king-of-the-herbs”/ Latin Name: Inonotus obliquus however it may be found under the Latin names: Polyporus obliquus and Poria obliqua Family: Hymenochaetaceae Phylum: Basidiomycota (known as a true mushroom). Habitat Chaga is a slow growing fungus which grows on birch trees [...]

By | May 28th, 2017|Digestive Health, Herbal Monographs|0 Comments

Depression & Anxiety – is it your head or your gut?

Written by Holly Fourchalk, RHT To view entire article written by our of our professional Registered Herbal Therapists, Holly Fourchalk, RHT - with photos, please visit: http://www.choicesunlimited.ca/depression-anxiety-is-it-your-head-or-your-gut/ We experience depression and anxiety as a “head” thing, but too many times the cause is in the body. In fact, there are a wide number of physical causes that [...]

By | May 15th, 2017|Depression, Digestive Health|0 Comments

Why Your Gut Function is Important

 To view entire article written by our of our professional Registered Herbal Therapists, Holly Fourchalk, RHT - with photos, please visit: http://www.choicesunlimited.ca/why-is-your-gut-function-important/ Historically, our only gut issue was the extent that it might “stick out”.  Then we were taught that that a “gut” provoked diabetes. Today, we know that 80% of those with weight issues don’t [...]

By | April 16th, 2017|Digestive Health|0 Comments