Entries by Wolkon Doug

Wolkon Doug

Doug Wolkon is founder of Kauai Farmacy in Hawaii. The Kauai Farmacy gardens are home to some of the most powerful herbal supplements in the world; growing over 60 varieties of medicinal plants. Herbal teas, powders and salves are hand-crafted by skilled artisans for ultimate potency, balance and freshness. https://www.kauaifarmacy.com

The Opium Wars — Then and Now

As a child, I remember studying about the Opium Wars in Social Studies class. The text books would have pictures of Chinese people smoking pipes of opium. The history book would explain the war between China and England, for no… 0 Shares |

My Favorite Brain Food

It is amazing how the health of our physical, mental and spiritual self is so closely related to the function of our brain. The cleaner I eat and more balanced my lifestyle is with regards to rest and activity; the… 0 Shares |

Top Five Reasons to Consume Turmeric

Turmeric maybe the most esteemed herb in Ayurvedic medicine, Turmeric provides a most youthful energy. In the five years we have been growing and working with Turmeric on the farm, we have learned first-hand how balanced its energy truly is… 0 Shares |

5 Best Herbs for a Good Nights Sleep

In my opinion, sleep or rest, is one of the 3 pillars of a balanced lifestyle, the other two being nutrition and hydration. Sleep is THE time to connect your spirit with the Universe; turn off the stimulants and allow… 0 Shares |

The Five Best Herbs For Cleansing the Digestive System and Stimulating Weight Loss

These five herbs are all packed with digestive enzymes to stimulate the digestive tract and aid in the process of breaking down acidic toxins including lard from meat, mucous from dairy, gluten from wheat, synthetic sugars and toxic chemicals. In… 0 Shares |

How to Balance Hormones and Defend Against Unhealthy Cravings

In my opinion, hormones become out of balance due to an imbalance in one’s health and lifestyle, including but not limited to diet, rest and hydration. For example, if I have the urge one night to stay up late and… 0 Shares |

How I Have Used Comfrey to Heal Major Injuries and Create a Healthy Garden

Comfrey root is a miracle plant that is used medicinally to address bumps, bruises and bone ailments; including fractures, sprains and breaks. Comfrey root is typically applied to the injured region externally as a poultice. It has the property to… 0 Shares |

The Link between Alkalinity, Health and the Roll of Herbs

So what is Alkaline? A body in a healthy alkaline state is one that is virtually impervious to disease. Think of deep jungle spring water. Scientifically speaking, alkaline is the opposite of acidic. A solution’s potential to move oxygen is… 0 Shares |

Waking up through Plant Consciousness

“You are what you eat” was the most pertinent lifestyle lesson that I learned in 18 years of formal western education. And in the case of herbal medicine… we adopt the consciousness of the herbs themselves. What are you talking… 0 Shares |

How My Family uses Aloe as an Everyday Healing Plant and How You Can Too

There are no coincidences or accidents in holistic medicine. Every action, even if somewhat unconscious like cutting yourself with a kitchen knife, is actually an intentional and “thoughtful” act. Left in a confused state, your body, mind and spirit inevitably… 0 Shares |