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Linda Diane Feldt
NCTMB, Holistic Health Practitioner and Herbalist
The Ann Arbor Center for Holistic Health and Traditional Wisdom
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Case Study: Echinacea conference proceedings from the UM Medical School outlining how echinacea was used to stop a staph infection over a multi year period.
The Changing Landscape of Herbs (PDF format) an article on how herbs are more than "natural" substitutes for drugs
Herbal Certification does the certification of herbal products actually help protect the consumer? What are the pros and cons?
Inflammation and Herbs an article that includes information on Ginger, SLippery elm Bark, Tumeric andPurslane NEW
Nerve Regeneration and St. John's Wort a case study of nerve regeneration using Polarity Therapy and St. John's Wort for a saxophone player.
Spinach and Beyond: Loving Life and Dark Green Leafy Vegetables a cook book by Linda Diane Feldt that can be ordered through Moon Field Press. Includes information and recipes for cooking with weeds, wild foods as well as conventional greens
Herbal Vinegars - an article on how to make them, plants to use, and the effect on calcium
Plants You Don't Need to Plant -- There is a Free Lunch! - information on common and local wild foods and weeds you can eat. NEW
Herbal First Aid Kit - a basic list
Spring Plants for medicine and food over 30 plants local to Michigan, a handout used on a weed walk. PDF file
Carpal tunnel Syndrome: Restoring Creativity notes from conference proceedings outlining an approach to resolving carpal tunnel syndrome
Case Study: Cranialsacral Therapy in premature twins a case study demonstrating the effectiveness of using CST in the NICU on premature twins
Case Study: Using Cranialsacral Therapy to Remedy Persistent Posterior Presentation During Labor a case study showing how CST was used to help a baby turn during labor resulting in an immediate change from a stalled multi day labor to full dilation within minutes, and subsequent natural delivery.
Massage Your Ridgeback a simple "how to" for massaging dogs
http://energyschool.com/writings/ has a listing similar to this for numerous articles on bodywork by some very talented teachers. Highly recommended for the papers on Cranialsacral Therapy and Polarity Therapy.
Selling Your Clients (PDF format) an article exploring the ethics of selling products to clients
Regulation of Touch Therapies is Not an Easy Thing this article was written in response to an effort by the Ann Arbor Police to curb prostitution by regulating massage and other touch therapies.
Maris Playing Piano a 6 minute Quicktime movie of a 15 month old girl, later diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome. Fascinating, funny, and sweet.
Dealing with Hearing Loss (PDF format) a brochure my father Allan G. Feldt has been part of developing
Deaf Not Retarded An article and on-line downloadable book on misdiagnosis and abuse that has happened to the deaf.
Maybe It's About Community - published in the Ann Arbor Observer, July 2000 a true story of being the one to discover my neighbor had died and what happened next.
Zomba the Therapy Dog an article describing pet therapy, published in the AKC Gazette
Dying Again: Thirteen Years of Writing and Waiting a book by Linda Diane Feldt with Barbara Feldt, Allan G. Feldt and David A. Feldt, Laurie K. Feldt available for purchase or for free for non-profit organizations through Moon Field Press. Through poetry, essays and a narrative this books addresses many of the issues and concerns of the dying process.
General Systems Theory by my father, Allan G. Feldt a chapter outlining the basic concepts