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Earth Mama's List Must-haves for Your Herbal First Aid Kit

Earth Mama’s Herbal First Aid Kit

Ever wonder what was in your foremother’s first aid kit? We imagine her with a full array of roots and berries, herbs and oils tucked into her trusty animal-skin pouch. What did she keep around for cave boo-boos: the odd singe from the cooking fire, skinned knees from outrunning woolly beasts, or a massive splinter […]

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A Walk Down Earth Mama Lane

In some ways it’s hard to believe it’s been ten years and in others it seems like I’ve been immersed heart-and-soul in Earth Mama for a lifetime.  This business has been like a child. Its birth only happened after a long gestation period. In this case I studied, gardened, blended and formulated, learning how to extract […]

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What Herbs Encourage Breast Milk?

Katherine Zieman, ND, LM Birthpartners.com 503-492-1221 Herbs that encourage milk production are called galactogogues — from the Greek word gala meaning “milk” and agogos “to lead”. Following is a list of the many plants used traditionally for increasing a nursing mother’s milk supply. Many of these herbs can also be used to help induce lactation […]

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