We Thank the Ancestors for Folk Medicine…

About a year ago, my dad and I had a conversation about folk medicine remedies. My father will be 79 years old this year, is a Doctor of Philosophy in Physics and retired after almost 35 years as a reliability engineer: so any talk my father has with me I am honored because he doesn’t…

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Spring Recipe: Maitake Mushroom and Blackberries

-Sautéing (not pan frying) Maitake Mushroom and Blackberries- I have battled, and have won, against the common cold this week — needless to say that I incorporated the usual folk medicine kitchen remedies: -Rest -Hydration -Black Seed Oil -Garlic and -Praying to the great Creator, that the cold and the discomfort that goes along with…

A Folk Medicine Staple All of You Should Be Using…

I am sure a few of you have grown up with some type of folk medicine ingredient to help make your daily life a little easier. A couple of common folk medicine ingredient examples is the use of honey as cough medicine and olive oil drops in the ear canal to soothe the pain for…