Monthly Archives: October 2014

herbal way to cause constipation?

IBS and other ailments can, at least in part, benefit from a constipation-causing medicine, but what about herbs & mushrooms for the same effect? Have you ever noticed there are plenty of well-proven diarrhetics in nature, but not plenty of … Continue reading

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farmer foragers making wild and grown jams/jellies

I went to etsy.com and found people who farm & forage who make jams, which they call jellies but may be more jams than jellies. What is more definitive is the inconsistency in their consistencies. I have here a ground … Continue reading

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Zanthoxylum americanum?

Whatever species from which I was sent the "peppers", it is tasty in its own right, but differently flavored & scented than the Chinese Szechuan peppercorns. It still has the numbing effect, but the different flavor probably would work differently … Continue reading

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