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The botanical medicine cabinet

With a little care, you can find herbal remedies growing around you Long ago while a student at the former Nova Scotia Agricultural College (now the Dalhousie University Agricultural Campus), I grew interested in wild plants, for gardening, culinary and medicinal purposes. A presentation I did on useful wild plants began with a quotation from Ralph Waldo Emerson, in which he stated, “A weed is a plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.”   Go outside and walk around in yo … Read More »

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The botanical medicine cabinet

With a little care, you can find herbal remedies growing around you Long ago while a student at the former Nova Scotia Agricultural College (now t Keep reading »

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