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Grapefruit & Cancer

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 [...]

By |2020-06-07T11:48:16+02:00June 7th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

And so your dog begins to age…

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 [...]

By |2020-01-31T17:29:41+01:00January 31st, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Copper Still

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" [...]

By |2019-07-23T15:49:12+02:00July 23rd, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Launch Online Certification Course

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 [...]

By |2019-06-19T17:33:01+02:00June 19th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Book Launch “LIbre Elección”

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.

By |2019-05-14T15:08:31+02:00May 20th, 2019|Comments Off on Book Launch “LIbre Elección”

Leishmaniasis

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 [...]

By |2019-02-22T17:36:31+01:00February 22nd, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Webinar: Multi-animal Households

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.

By |2019-01-23T15:29:19+01:00February 10th, 2019|Comments Off on Webinar: Multi-animal Households

Webinar “Anxiety & Zoopharmacognosy”

In this webinar we take a close look at what anxiety is and the many ways in which it may affect the animals we share our lives with or work  with. Then we explore how zoopharmacognosy can provide options to help us and our pets cope with this often stressful condition. Check it out on [...]

By |2019-01-18T18:45:58+01:00January 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Webinar “Anxiety & Zoopharmacognosy”