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Amy Kreydin, a clinical aromatherapist, board certified reflexologist, birth doula, and author, started her business The Barefoot Dragonfly in 2004. Her early training in botanical medicine included mentors in Western herbal medicine, Native American healing, curanderismo (Latin folk healing), and midwifery. She graduated as a Certified Reflexologist in 2004, was board certified by the American Reflexology Certification Board in 2006, graduated from Jane Buckle’s Certified Clinical Aromatherapy Practitioner (CCAP) in 2011, and graduated from Mark Webb’s Advanced Diploma in Aromatic Medicine program in 2016.

Kreydin loves writing about safe, and effective uses of aromatic botanicals, including hydrosols, essential oils, CO2 extracts, and resi
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Eat the Weeds

Last Fall I enrolled in the East West School of Planetary Herbology to complete the herbal training I started a couple decades ago. My assignment for the lesson onUsing Foods as Medicine was to use three (3) local herbs, from my garden or wildcrafted in my area, in my diet and to report on how [...]

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Chinese Medicinal Plants, Herbal Drugs and Substitutes by Christine Leon
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Whew! This is a doozy of a book so get yourself a good book holder because you'll have carpal tunnel if you try to prop it up yourself. My TCM herbalism training started last Fall and I wanted a better connection to the plants so when I stumbled acro ...more
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Fire Cider! by Rosemary Gladstar
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I love this book! So many inspiring recipes for different ways to making fire cider and then ways to use it. I mean, salad dressings, chutneys, curries, what's not to love when you add some herbal vinegar to your cooking?!
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Recipes from the Herbalist's Kitchen by Brittany Wood Nickerson
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Loved the photos, layout, and the recipes! A must have for anyone interested in cooking with herbs through the lens of food-as-medicine.
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Gentle Babies by Debra Raybern
"This book is clearly written by someone who sells Young Living essential oils, and those are the specific blends recommended throughout the book. That is fine. That is not the problem I have with this book. The problem I have is the overall lack of s" Read more of this review »
Gentle Babies by Debra Raybern
"This is a terrible book full of very unsafe guidelines. I didn't realize when I bought it that it's basically a brochure for one specific MLM essential oil company and doesn't actually contain any research-based information. It recommends using parti" Read more of this review »
Essential Oils for Pregnancy, Birth & Babies by Stephanie Fritz
"This slim volume is a quick and easy read, and a wonderful resource for those who are newly acquainted with essential oils. It also covers most of the subjects (e.g., nutrition, labor, newborn care) likely to be of relevance to pregnant women and new" Read more of this review »
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The Essential Oils Diet by Eric Zielinski
" Chasa wrote: "I love that you pull no punches. As soon as I saw who it was written by I rolled my eyes so hard they almost fell out of my head. ;-)"
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