Volunteerism – We Can All Serve

“You make a living by what you get, but you make a life by what you give.” Winston Churchill Volunteerism is defined as the policy or practice of giving one’s time or talents for charitable, educational, or otherwise worthwhile activities, especially in one’s own...

Materia Medica – Chickweed

Botanical Name: Stellaria media (translated as star) Common Name: Chickweed Family: Carophyllaceae (carnation) Ayurvedic/TCM Name: Cha qi fan lu Parts Used: Herb Native Region: Native to Europe, found throughout temperate regions of North America Geographic...

12 Areas of Preparedness

Emergency Essentials September is preparedness month. It’s the time of year as the seasons change to prepare for the future. Preparing for the future should not be overwhelming. We’ve included 12 primary areas of preparedness. Use your specific situation to decide...

Materia Medica – Turmeric

Botanical Name: Curcuma longa Common Name: Turmeric Family: Zingiberaceae Ayurvedic/TCM Name: Haridra, Aushadhi, Gouri, and Kanchani Parts Used: Rhizomes and tuber

Native Region: Southern Asia

Geographic Distribution: China, Bengal & Java, can be grown in pots...
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