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Every menstruation contains a threshold. An opportunity where every aspect of your life contains the possibility to change. It divides the territory of what you’ve committed your heart and energy to for the past turn of the moon and the possibility of what you’re going to nurture in the next round. It’s a time when […]

I first became fascinated by plant medicine when I was 9 years old when a herbalist swiftly healed my glandular fever with herbal teas and tonics. I felt like I was handed a golden thread – I wanted to be able to do what she did when I grew up! – And I have since […]

Latin: Alchemilla vulgaris Common names: lady’s mantle, lion’s foot, bear’s foot, nine hook, dew cup Family: Rosaceae Part used: aerial parts Energetics: bitter, cool, dry, astringent. Alchemilla vulgaris is native to Britain and Continental Europe. Actions: Gentle hormonal regulator Uterine tonic Circulatory stimulant, improving circulation to the womb Tones pelvic/ovarian tissue Antihemorrhagic Anti-inflammatory Vulnerary Nervine […]

Mediatrix Wellness Podcast · How to Heal Difficult Periods: Treat the Root Cause   Treating the cause, not the symptom is the bedrock of naturopathic medicine. Instead of asking “what drug or medication do we use?”, we ask, “what caused these symptoms in the first place?”. Causes are few and symptoms many. Good medicine seeks […]

A smooth transition from a hormone-based birth control method to a non-hormone-based method needs to take into account what you’re actually going to use. There are several very effective hormone-free options, and I’m going to take you through four of the most effective. Each has its pros and cons. So it’s a matter of deciding […]

I’ve been following the red thread of embracing menstruation as a sacred time since my early twenties.  Going straight into the world of naturopathy at 18 meant that my impressionable young self was exposed to some fairly unconventional ways of understanding menstruation.   I never went on the pill, I made my own cloth pads, […]

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