by Andrea Baldwin 

"According to tradition, plants are rarely used singularly, however, I am often asked about one herb.  This would be analogous to eating one type of food, thinking this will sustain life. All plants have an array of nutritional value and when combined can create a synergistic effect. So while I have written on singular herbs, remember they work better with other herbs."

- Andrea

Elecampane, Inula helenium, is usually thought of for acute and chronic coughing with green mucous, however it also stimulates digestion with its bitter flavor and is a powerful antiseptic for wounds. Inula is also known for being a vermicide for intestinal parasites....

Prickly ash has a long history of use as an herbal ally for many chronic issues. It has been included in herbal blends for rheumatism, skin diseases, poor circulation and to stimulate the lymphatic system. Due to its ability to stimulate circulation and reduce inflamma...

Noni, Morinda citrifolia, is an interesting looking fruit that has been traditionally used for a broad range of conditions. A supportive addition to a horse’s diet, the fruit has been researched for its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, hepatoprotective, antim...

Gemmotherapy, derived from the buds of certain trees and shrubs, is a drainage, detoxification, immune system stimulating, and nutritional liquid solution that is often used to improve wellness at the cellular level. Within the bud is the life of the plant, containing...

Making your own salve is simple and fun! And it is really a two for one project, since the first step is making an herbal oil!

We  chose comfrey in this recipe for its fantastic ability to heal wounds, sprains, bruises, torn muscles and ligaments, and heal bones (comfre...

Horses that are unable to sweat are said to have Anhidrosis. Sweating is the body’s way of cooling, excreting waste and balancing hydration. Without the ability to sweat a horse is unable to self-regulate its body temperature, which can lead to a body temperature above...

The Neem tree, Azadirachta indica, is a beautiful evergreen tree that can reach a height of over 90 feet and live up to 200 years. Native to India, Burma and Sri Lanka, the neem tree now grows in many tropical areas of the world. The honey scented, tiny white neem flow...

Thank you to Cynthia McFarland and Track Magazine for interviewing myself and my co-author Stacey Small for this well written piece on Equine Herbal and Energetics. 

Centuries before pharmaceutical companies ever created drugs for equine use, wise horse owners were cari...

January 20, 2017

Equine Herbal and Energetics was featured in Horse'n Around magazines Nov/Dec 2016 issue.

Equine Herbal and Energetics, the first herb book on plant energetics and equine health is here and well worth the wait. Authored by two of the foremost voices in whole horse healt...

What is Ionic therapy?

Maybe you have noticed that uplifting feeling you get when walking on the beach, standing near a waterfall or walking in the forest?  One of the reasons for this improvement in mood could be the high levels of negative ions in these areas.


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