Day: January 28, 2019

Cooperative Medicine: @mountainjewel’s Goldenseal Tincture Review and Product Feature

Howdy y’all! Nate again. It’s been a while.

I’m back with a review of one of the many products I’ve bought through Homesteaders Co-op.


The past few weeks I’ve been dealing with some respiratory issues that I think are stemming from lack of sleep and exposure to welding fumes at work. These two things have stressed my immune system to the point that, after I’ve worked to resolve them, I’m left dealing once again with my all-too-familiar upper respiratory problems.


Low endurance, shortness of breath, productive cough with sweet tasting, foul smelling mucous production, bloody sinus drainage, extremely frequent yawning indicative of inefficient breathing, and light wheezing.

Course of action:

Being keen on avoiding a modern medical systems (i.e. debt and unwholesome solutions), I turned to the greatest and easiest alternative economic model available: Homesteaders Co-op.

I looked over the available medicinal products and discovered @mountainjewel‘s Goldenseal Tincture:

Internally, it has been used primarily to treat infections of mucus membranes; sinuses, respiratory tract, throat, mouth and urinary tract.

Sounds good! I ordered and consulted Wren of @mountainjewel.

A few other herbs were recommended (Mullein, echinacea, and elecampane), which I will be buying Monday, as I’ve not had the time to get to the herb store this weekend. We need a medicinal herb vendor (or ten) in the Co-op…

Of course the tincture arrived promptly as always with incredible communication from Wren and Ini. I was planning on checking the tracking information the day after it ended up arriving.


What a beautiful label. I’m told by Ini that the label was all Wren.

Dosage instructions are 10-30 drops daily. Good to go, 30 drops is about 1/2 of the glass part of a dropper. This photo is almost two doses.


I love the beautiful warm color of it. The taste in water is very powerfully green. After four doses, I’m feeling the effects. My cough has lessened, mucous production is down, and I’m yawning less, indicating my breathing is more effective.

As the medicine was recommended in conjunction with the other herbs, I’ll be pursuing the complete route as mentioned. I’m looking forward to the complete resolution of my issue without modern antibiotics. As more herbs become available on the Co-op, it will be more possible to not only participate in an alternative to the industrial medical system, but the fiat money system as well, making this a holistic counter-economic endeavour.

In the name of holistic health and the search for a long term treatment of this recurring issue, I’ve been focusing on getting better sleep by sleeping with ear plugs and an eye covering. I sleep during the day, which is unnatural and sadly unavoidable for me right now. Light and noise from the family are inevitable factors as a result, and these new sleep practices are proving helpful. I’ve also started using better respiratory safety practices at work and I’ve been getting back on my gallon a day water consumption. A holistic approach is the best way to deal with health issues.

Of course it would be prudent of me to explain that I’m not a doctor and I’m not fit to give medical advice to anyone else, and am taking my own health in my own hands. That deep of a personal choice is yours to make for yourself.

I hope this review of my second tincture purchase will help someone else in their search for a natural alternative medical treatment. The empowerment of people through this co-operative is growing in leaps and bounds, and I aim to highlight that with every contributory post. This is the kind of social progress that people look for in blockchain. Freedom of money that can lead to freedom in many other parts of life.

Be blessed.
Be fruitful.
Stay relevant.


Eagle Spirit Offers Reiki Distance Energy Work and Medicine Card Readings

This is a unique introduction because it is the first time anyone has offered services on Homesteaders Co-op!

@eaglespirit is a Reiki Master Teacher, Medical Reiki Master, DONA Doula, and Medicine Woman in training. She brings some of her services to steem and to Homesteaders Co-op to share with our communities.


It is a selfless and generous act when someone devotes a significant portion of their life or their career to healing and helping others. Her generosity and considerateness is apparent even in her pricing which is available by payment, barter or donation on sliding scale.

@eaglespirit has been offering medicine card readings via steem and now is providing the full reading to anyone that wants to work past blocks or obstales in their life. Readings can last half an hour or longer and are provided on a per card or per time basis.

Her Distance Reiki Energy work may be useful to folks that are suffering from physical, emotional or spiritual ailments and are looking for relief and healing so they can enjoy a better quality of life.

Eagle Spirit plants to offer more products/services in time so stay tuned and follow @eaglespirit for updates.

@eaglespirit now accepts STEEM, SBD and USD for Distance Reiki Energy Work and Medicine Card Readings


In her own words (borrowed from their Homesteaders Co-op store):

Medicine Card Readings

For the past year she has offered Medicine card readings on Steemit that incorporate a reading using Oracle cards that include a long distance Reiki transmission and Native American Blessing.

The intention and purpose of the card reading is to assist those who have blocks, push past obstacles, and get back on the path to our life purpose.

Reiki Distance Energy Work

Energy work can be sent for any physical, emotional or spiritual ailment. For example, I have worked on cancer, diabetes, chronic fatigue, chronic migraines, chronic back issues, tooth ache, stress reduction, etc.

You can browse @eaglespirit‘s services at: Eagle Medicine, LLC

@eaglespirit is based out of Colorado, United States and provides her services over phone or internet via discord – clients can be anywhere! (Homesteaders Co-op is an international marketplace)


Learn more about Eagle Medicine: