April 15th Today we picked up salma, the new member of the family. This is the first time that we have taken an adult dog who had a home but didn’t know us beforehand. Three of the dogs we have had came to us when their owners died, but we knew them before. Our first [...]
In the Japanese prefecture of Oita, located on Kyushu the most southwesterly island of that country, for centuries they have been cultivating varieties of citrus fruits which are not widely available in the rest of the world. Among these is a fruit called kabosu. Alerted by the well-known fact that in this region cancer is [...]
And suddenly one day you realise that your dog is growing old. It isn’t that he suddenly grew old. It isn’t that you hadn’t noticed small signs of change, but suddenly one day a “tipping point” seemed to be reached and the reality was there staring you in the face. What might those little telltale [...]
No excuse now! With this beautiful copper still I hope to be able to distill some essential oils from the plants available in the garden. I had been toying with this idea for some time but yesterday we bit the bullet and went searching. As these still have traditionally been used for distilling "mountain dew" [...]
The Online Certification Course in Zoopharmacognosy will become available in September. The exact date will be posted nearer the time. Preparation of all the teaching material for the the eight modules and fifty-one lessons covering the practical side of holding a session as well as botany, the basic science of essential oils, theories of zoopharmacognosy [...]
My book "Libre Elección" will be available for sale in the next few days. The book offers a practical guide to zoopharmacognosy and includes an A-Z of the main substances used as well as tables for easy consultation of the different conditions animals may suffer from.
A new recording has now been added to our Learning Page. Many homes these days have several animals of the same or different species sharing the space. Sometimes problems of different kinds can arise. In this webinar we look at some of these and then see how applied zooopharmacognosy and Tellington TTouch may provide us [...]
I am currently taking a course on fundamental organic chemistry in relation to essential oils. In the latest lesson a piece of information surfaced which I thought would be of great interest to a lot of people. One of the common constituents of essential oils examined was beta-caryophyllene. Some notable therapeutic properties of beta-caryophyllene are [...]
In this webinar we are going to take a look at some situations which may arise in homes shared by several animals, perhaps of different species. The we will see what resources zoopharmacognosy and Tellington TTouch have to offer us to help resolve possible issues.
This is a first - for me at least! I have been offering live webinars on a variety of topics but not everyone is free to participate at the appointed time, so I felt there was a need to make these webinars available on a permanent basis. Here is the first one! The topic of [...]