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Urban Wild Foraging with Garliq - 7 Wild Edibles at the Community Garden

The F-word, an essential element of Herbalism

or Why Gathering and Making Your Own Herbal Remedies is Important


Have I got a treat for you! I'm really excited to share this with you because it's hot off the presses. Well, it's hot out of the editing room...

This is the…


Added by garliq on February 7, 2014 at 3:55pm — No Comments

Herbal Antibiotics, Superbugs and the Herbal Integration Course

One of the most common reasons that I hear as to why people want to learn about herbal medicines is some version of “I want an alternative to antibiotics.”

Some folks are looking for something that won’t give them diarrhea. Others don’t like getting a yeast infection after every course of antibiotics regardless of what they were for. And…


Added by garliq on January 30, 2014 at 10:26am — No Comments

Treating Influenza with Local Herbs

A few weeks ago the seasonal influenza hit my family. And when I say 'hit' I mean that it felt like I'd been hit by a bus. It was awful!

After I got it, it made it's way through my family and took out a few close friends too. Each of us, in turn, was in bed for about a week.

Have you had it?

The aches were the worst I've thing experienced since I actually was hit by a car. The fever lasted for days and with it came incredible chills.…


Added by garliq on January 28, 2013 at 12:00am — 3 Comments

Backyard Herbalism gets some National Attention

Hello VV community.


This is my first blog on VV and i'm new to blogging and still on the fence about social media.  Anyway that's just to say that i'm a bit nervous about this.  It's taken a lot, a huge thing, in fact, to push me over the hump of jitters.


And that Big Thing is a Huge Celebration that I thought you folks would be able to really appreciate and share in the celebration.  In today's, Mon. Mar. 28, Globe and Mail there was an article featuring the…


Added by garliq on March 28, 2011 at 10:30pm — 3 Comments

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