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Welcome to Journey to Health/Rainbow Healing

Of Interest is a place to visit often. Gudrun looks forward to keeping you up to date on upcoming workshops, classes, speaking engagements, and more. Thanks for dropping by!

Green blessings,
Gudrun

Before you speak, think.

T = Is it true?
H = Is it helpful?
I = Is it important?
N = Is it necessary?
K = Is it kind?

GRATEFUL

GRATEFUL for the bountiful harvest of herbs in the summer.
GRATEFUL for the time during the cold spell to turn herbs into medicine.
GRATEFUL for the knowledge to create medicines from the gifts of nature.
GRATEFUL for enjoying time with my grand daughter who helped in the creation of five different salves.
GRATEFUL for the opportunity to watch her learn valuable life skills through osmosis.

Green Blessings,
Gudrun

“FLIGHT 2022” – TAKE-OFF INSTRUCTIONS

Good morning and welcome to “Flight 2022”.
We are prepared to take off into the New Year.

Please make sure your Positive Attitude and Gratitude are secured in the upright position.
All self-destruct devices, pity, anger, selfishness, pride and resentment, should be turned off at this time.
All negativity, hurt, and discouragement should be put away.

Should you lose your Positive Attitude under pressure during this flight, reach up and pull down a prayer.
Prayers will automatically be activated by Faith.
Once your Faith is activated, you can assist passengers who are of little faith.

There will be NO BAGGAGE allowed on this flight.
God, our captain, has cleared us for take-off.
Destination: GREATNESS!

Wishing you a New Year filled with renewed HOPE, renewed JOY, and new BEGINNINGS!
Stay Blessed and welcome to 2022.
(Adapted and posted with permission from “unknown author”)

Happy Holidays!

LOOKING FOR THE PERFECT CHRISTMAS GIFT SURPRISE?

CHECK OUT MY YEAR END INVENTORY – CHRISTMAS SALE

Entire inventory on display and sale. Items include: books incl. children’s books, decks of cards, gift items, crystals, aromatherapy, candles galore, elixirs including Golden Mylk and 5 Mushroom chocolate, the best hemp hearts and hemp flakes, all remedies such as Elderberry syrup, lung and cough syrup, vitamin D, etc.
 
If you would like to check it out, please email me (gudrun@rainbowhealing.ca) or phone (780.532.2464) to arrange for a time.
 
Green Blessings,
Gudrun

Rosehips High in Vitamin C

Rosehips are from the Wild Rose (Rosa canina). They are especially high in vitamin C but also contain vitamin A, B1 and B2 in the pulp. Vitamin C was first discovered in Rosehips. Long before the discovery of vitamin C Rosehip tea was used for the common cold and locally for inflamed and bleeding gums.

Most animals are able to manufacture their own vitamin C but because of a lack of a major enzyme in the human liver, the human body is unable to manufacture its own vitamin C. This is why we need to ensure adequate vitamin C intake through our diet or supplements. Rosehips also help to maintain healthy collagen, the substance that holds trillions of cells together in our body.

ROSEHIP TEA

Following are two of my favourite ways of preparing Rosehip tea:

1. My preference is to make a cold infusion and let it sit over night or at least a few hours before straining it. Cold infusions have the advantage of preserving the mineral content provided by the herbs.

2. Make a cold infusion and then slowly bring the infusion with the rosehips to simmer to make a decoction.

For instructions of the different water extractions such as cold infusions and decoctions I suggest you refer to disc 1 of the DVD “Herbal Pharmacy for Everyone”.

http://herbalinstructions.com/order-dvd/

LEST WE FORGET

HAPPY HALLOWEEN

HAPPY HALLOWEEN – Remembering Halloween or better said, “El Dia de los Muertos” (The Day of the Dead) a few years back in one of my favorite places, a small village in Mexico.

El Dia de los Muertos honors the deceased, a tradition that has developed out of a combination of indigenous and Catholic rituals.

Have fun with the kids, make it a special time but remember that sugar suppresses the immune system instantly which lasts for hours (depending on the amount consumed). Keeping our immune system at top functioning level is of utmost importance these days.

Cheers,

Gudrun

Canadian Herb Conference November 4 – 7, 2021

I’m busy preparing for my Presentation at the @canadianherbconference coming up this November. It’s a gathering of Canadian herbalists and herb enthusiasts that get together online. I will be presenting on the topics of:

– A Morning Meditation
– How to Create Your Own Flower Essences

You can reserve your ticket at https://herbconference.com/canadian-herb-conference-2021-registration/

Use my code (GP21) to save $21 off the cost of your ticket. I hope you will join me. 

Green blessings,
Gudrun

 

Have a safe & healthy Thanksgiving weekend