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Thyme To Think About New Ways to Stay Healthy This Winter

By Robin Bennett
Posted in Blog
On January 16, 2014

New blog post up on the New York Open Center Website!

"A healthy immune system is like healthy soil in a garden. It is the ground of your being, and when well it has the ability to fend off pathogens so that you don’t succumb to every virus, bacteria, or pathogenic microbe that passes by or even enters into you. It is a remarkably intelligent system that, in addition to its innate abilities, acquires new knowledge through experience. It learns how to identify, tag and neutralize or destroy foreign presences. Your combined internal defenses collectively known as your immune system know how to tell the difference between self and not-self, to know whom and what to eat, engulf, and/or render inert, one way or another."

Read the full post here:

http://www.opencenter.org/thyme-to-think-about-new-ways-to-stay-healthy-this-winter/

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Robin Bennett

Robin Bennett

Robin Rose Bennett is a writer, teacher, green witch, herbalist, and a wisewoman… one who loves the earth and gives voice to the healing wild food and medicine plants which surround us. She has been a practicing herbalism for over 30 years, based in New Jersey & NYC. Robin focuses on the spiritual and ecological lessons of plants and treatment of illness.