Oregon Grape is another medicine that is about as important as could be, but rarely seen as the treasure it is. It grows wild in abundance here, and is widely planted in landscaping arrangements as an ornamental. And make no mistake, it is beautiful.
The bark and roots are a powerful tonic for certain digestive issues and oftentimes related skin issues, and it has great potency in regulating blood sugar levels. Its most famous constituent, berberine, is a powerful antimicrobial agent yet is gentle on the body.
We’ll talk about the reinforcing crosslinks between gut and emotional health, and how herbal support can help us when trying to get ourselves untangled.