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Patrick P. Jones, DVM Veterinarian and Clinical Herbalist
Interests: Herbal medicine, veterinary medicine, Irish flutes (, self-reliance, my wonderful wife LoriAnn (the love of my life!) and my 15 kids and 6 grandkids...oh, and Carl the Herb Hound!
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By Patrick Jones, DVM Before we start, I want to advise you that there are some graphic wound images in this article that may be disturbing to sensitive souls. If you are a sensitive soul, please cover your eyes while reading it. :0) Over the years I've used medicinal herbs... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2017 at HomeGrown Herbalist
By Patrick P. Jones, DVM Hopefully preaching to the choir here but... A recent study showed that many of the herbal supplement products on store shelves contain little or none of the herb on the label. Yikes! Researchers chose several popular herbs (Echinacea, St. John's Wort,Gingko bilboa...) and purchased randomly... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2014 at HomeGrown Herbalist
Crime Spree Strikes Pockets of Would-Be Herbalists. Many Cannot afford Herb School! According to reports from across the country, Kris Kringle (a.k.a. Santa Claus) spent much of the months of November and December taking the disposable income of millions of Americans. Among the victims were many would-be herbalists anxious to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2014 at HomeGrown Herbalist
The HomeGrown Herbalist School of Herbal Medicine. Enroll Now! After many requests, much reflection and some major re-arrangements in my life to make it possible, I've decided to expand the offerings of herbal education offered by HomeGrown Herbalist, LLC. I believe it’s critical that we learn to take charge of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2013 at HomeGrown Herbalist
Patrick Jones, DVM People are discovering, more and more, that modern Western medicine doesn't have all the answers. It's my belief that the principle reason they don't have more answers is because they are asking the wrong question! The entire basis of modern medical training and practice revolves around one... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2013 at HomeGrown Herbalist
It was great to see everyone at the Great Utah Family Preparedness Fair Last weekend. Free Lecture Notes Now Available for Download! If you enjoyed my lectures (or missed them completely) you can download the lecture notes for free Here! Some of you wanted to learn more about Miracle Max... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2013 at HomeGrown Herbalist
By Patrick Jones, DVM Warning: Contains graphic images of wound healing. But they get better. :) I received an email from a gentleman in Februrary. He had seen my post about Miracle Max and wanted to know if I could help his wife. We'll call her Susan. Susan had had... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2013 at HomeGrown Herbalist
Patrick Jones, DVM Max is one of those Boxers that fills every room he enters. Nicest dog in the world but man, what a lot of energy! Whenever he comes into the waiting room of the vet clinic it’s the same. He bounces off all the horizontal and vertical surfaces... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2013 at HomeGrown Herbalist
Patrick P. Jones, DVM I was walking past the pharmacy section of my local grocery store the other day. It was amazing to see how many herbal products they had on the shelves…Echinacea, St. John’s Wort, Gingko, garlic…all kinds of stuff. It’s great that herbal supplements have become so popular.... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2013 at HomeGrown Herbalist
By Patrick P. Jones, DVM Photo credit: Distant Hill / / CC BY-NC-ND Echinacea has long been touted as an effective anti-inflammatory and immune stimulant and for good reason, for it is. Millions of Echinacea capsules have been consumed by folks trying to ward off colds and flus. While... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2013 at HomeGrown Herbalist
Well, I finally got the rascal done! The HomeGrown Herbalist is officially available. The emphasis of the book is to make herbal medicine accessible to everyone and to illustrate how and why to base our botanical healing principally on local plants rather than products. There are, of course, directions for... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2013 at HomeGrown Herbalist
Patrick Jones, DVM I was sitting in the house one morning trying to get motivated to comb my hair and go to work when my phone rang. It was my receptionist. “Doctor Jones, you’d better come out here.” My morning commute is about 30 feet. I left the house and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2013 at HomeGrown Herbalist
By Patrick Jones, DVM I've had some interesting experiences lately. Not long ago I was driving down a country road. I saw a plant growing on a ditch bank and had a most intense interest and attraction to it...Really intense. I asked a guy I was with what it was.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2013 at HomeGrown Herbalist
Welcome to HomeGrown Herbalist, LLC. We are dedicated to helping folks just like you to expand their understanding and enjoyment of medicinal plants. Whether you are an experienced herbalist or are just beginning, you will find much here to help you increase your knowledge and capability as an herbalist. It's... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2013 at HomeGrown Herbalist
The War We Are Losing Patrick Jones, DVM In 1928 the world changed. A microbiologist named Alexander Flemming discovered a miracle. The miracle was called penicillin. Penicillin is a chemical produced by the Penecillium mold. The mold doesn’t like to compete with it kills them. Penecillin’s discovery opened the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2013 at HomeGrown Herbalist
The Toes Know Patrick Jones, DVM Scooter is a nice little sheltie. He has a lot of responsibility. He gets mom up for breakfast at 7 a.m. sharp every morning, circles the kids to keep them in a well-mannered flock in the backyard and, most importantly, defends the perimeter from... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2013 at HomeGrown Herbalist
A Morning's Wildcrafting (Chicory, Yellow Dock & Teasel) Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2013 at HomeGrown Herbalist
Purslane is a wonderful little plant. Medicinal, edible and well worth getting to know. Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2013 at HomeGrown Herbalist
Garbling The Gumweed Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2013 at HomeGrown Herbalist
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