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  • If a household has pets, don't just get any diatomaceous earth, make sure you get food grade. It is safe if accidentally ingested and sold at farm supply stores (it is used to treat stables and barns). Essential oil that repels should be fine for body use. Use as a bath oil. Aquilina On Wed, Sep 4, 2013 at 7:05 PM, Duke Jason < duke_jason@^$1 > wrote: Pool supplies [Leslies, box...
    Shield of Peace Sep 5, 2013
  • Details here: http://www.thebostonchannel.com/r/27864375/detail.html List of affected locations: http://www.michaels.com/Corporate-|-Consumer-Information/notices,default,pg.html Spread the word to other A&S venues please. Check your statements for suspicious activity if you are a Michaels customer. Aquilina
    Shield of Peace May 12, 2011
  • On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 1:26 AM, jack hollandbeck < original_xman@^$1 > wrote: I still stand by a quarter of a teaspoon of fennel seed as an antacid. Take with water, count to six, taste the anis after taste, and stomach acid is solved. Jack Isn't fennel an abortifacient? Not to be given to pregnant women. Aquilina
    Shield of Peace Mar 25, 2011
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  • On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 8:24 AM, Dianaim < tempestviolet@^$1 > wrote: ummm..... Ephedra is now illegal in the US (Schedule I on the FDA Drug List). Not a good idea for anyone to have this on their person or in their possession. Well, I recall reading somewhere that there were other mummies found further east who were apparently carrying large quantities of Mary Jane with them to...
    Shield of Peace Mar 25, 2011
  • On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 8:09 PM, Dianaim < tempestviolet@^$1 > wrote: Be very careful with Valerian. It is contraindicated in use with antihistamines, alcohol and any meds associated with depression. It can cause serious heart problems when used in conjunction. I would not use/have this in a first aid kit. Dianaim Thanks for the warnings. I use valerian in very small quantities (as...
    Shield of Peace Mar 25, 2011
  • On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 4:54 PM, Catherine de Winter < catherineaimeri@^$1 > wrote: What herbs do you think might have been found around the household to treat common scrapes, bruises, colds, elfshot and other common conditions? I am looking for about 5 - 8 common and useful plants for a medieval first aid kit. I am sure this group will have lots of ideas. Thanks in advance. Sage...
    Shield of Peace Mar 24, 2011
  • Comfrey (Symphytum Officianale) is recommended for external use only in the Physician's Desk Reference for Herbal Medicines, unless an extract has been prepared that removes the pyrrolizidine alkaloids which supposedly are carcinogenic. My copy of this PDR is from 2000, so it's information might be outdated. However, it should be noted that this reference relies heavily on European...
    Shield of Peace Feb 23, 2011
  • There are some here who might be interested in this: An Icelandic brewer has produced a beer made with angelica seeds. Supposedly it's an aphrodisiac. http://icelandreview.com/icelandreview/daily_news/?cat_id=16567&ew_0_a_id=369868 Aquilina
    Shield of Peace Nov 10, 2010
  • ...the census: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SCA2010Census In Service, Ysabeau On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 12:13 PM, Shield of Peace < randgrithr@^$2 > wrote: On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 12:54 PM, Ysabeau < lady.ysabeau@^$3 > wrote: True, but we have to remember that this is a...
    Shield of Peace Oct 20, 2010
  • ...actually fun about this game for... well, some of us, anyway. Aquilina Ysabeau On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 10:31 AM, Shield of Peace < randgrithr@^$2 > wrote: If I recall correctly, the entire feast including all ingredients was posted on the event web site, but not all events...
    Shield of Peace Oct 20, 2010