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Horsetail (Shavegrass) and Safety – Part 1: Thiaminase and Vitamin B1

By joeylott / February 21, 2017

Horsetail (shavegrass) is used as a traditional herb for a variety of purposes. And contemporary research has shown that apart from the high mineral content, horsetail may support bone health [1], contains antioxidants [2], and have a handful of other benefits. But if you do a search for information about horsetail on the internet, nearly […]


Is Health a War?

By joeylott / February 7, 2017

The metaphors and stories we are immersed in can have sometimes profound effects on us. I’ve noticed that the dominant metaphor for health in the mainstream (and much of the alternative) culture is one of war. Much of disease is said to be caused by infectious organisms. Sufferers of disease are often called warriors. We’re […]