Anahata Healing Arts

Holistic Nutrition for Mind, Body, Spirit

Snehana: Loving Lubrication (Oleation)

Snehana is a Sanskrit word which can mean many things, as is true with Sanskrit in general. Snehana can mean self massage with oil, oiling internally, and it can also mean love, lubrication, flow, saturation, or opening up. I just recently finished guiding a lovely...
Foraging for Connection, Harvesting Home

Foraging for Connection, Harvesting Home

I am often searching the web and other sources for information on local plants and herbal preparations. Recently I was exploring content  on our indigenous Santa Barbara wild gooseberry (ribes menziesii) as a possible local analogue to the famed Ayurvedic gooseberry,...