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Pineapple Weed – July’s Herb of the Month

An herb that’s always a summer treat for me, pineapple weed brings to mind some very special memories, too.  One of my favorite things to do each summer was to visit my dear friend and herbal mentor Caroline Johnson and do herbal field walks on her ranch and in the forest nearby.  We’d hike the […]

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This Herb Known as the “Sugar Destroyer” Can Help You Kick the Sugar Habit

Few things can sabotage our health more than sugar consumption.  Diabetes is now the 9th leading cause of death, with one in eleven adults having it, and in the last thirty years, diabetes has quadrupled worldwide (4).   I believe that if you can do only one thing to improve your health, the most effective place […]

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April’s Featured Herb of the Month – Dandelion

Spring is the time for new beginnings, so this is a good time to start a new tradition at Spirit of the Bear.  Beginning today, I’m going to have a featured herb of the month each month. So spring is finally here, Yay!!!  And, although you would have hardly known that from the blanket of […]

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Empower Your Immunity – Reduce Stress

Have you missed work frequently due to the flu or a cold?  If so, it could be that stress is the culprit and not that coworker who won’t stay home when he’s sick. You may think that these illnesses are simply the result of coming in contact with bacteria or viruses, but actually, that might […]

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