Health

All around health, diet and our mental health.

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By Chrissy-Tiina Laurikainen

How to Test Drinking Water – Permaculture Safety Tips

Water quality is dependent on: The water source: Town water. Rainwater. Bore water. Dam water. Water transport & storage: Pipes to storage. Storage container material & cleanliness. Pipes from storage.   Other factors to consider: Regularity in which it is topped up. Open/closed to contamination. Cross contamination. Heated/cooled during the day (growth of organisms, physico-chemical […]

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By Chrissy-Tiina Laurikainen

WILD-FORAGED LILLY PILLY MEADE

This recipe was modified from Stephen Harrod Buhner’s “Sacred & Herbal Healing Beers” (Pub: 1998 by Brewer’s Publications, Colorado.)   Collection:   We are earthlings too.  Thus, when a plant uses humans as a transport vector – it may be considered ‘wild’.  In this sense, when we choose Lilly Pilly Trees (Syzygium smithii) which are […]

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Gotu Kola (aka. Pennywort)

GOTU KOLA (or PENNYWORT)…is a wild groundcover found almost ubiquitously the world over.  Abundant after rain or in permanently wet locales, it’s health benefits are profound.  Boiling 12 fresh leaves in a cup of tea each day ensures it’s protective benefits.  It’s ability to strengthen both vein & nerve sheaths as well as brain synapses […]

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