Help Open Ozark Healing Traditions!

First off, thank you to everyone who has helped me over the years to bring workshops, hikes, and healing sessions to Northwest Arkansas and beyond.  Ozark Healing Traditions started off as a blog called Mountain Man Healing about seven years ago. Back then I was participating in a project where I would write about Ozark... Continue Reading →

Ozark Encyclopedia – A – Alum

Alum, or alum rock, is a naturally occurring chemical compound that’s been used for centuries in various applications. In the Ozarks alum was typically used in taxidermy and dying clothes (as the alum acts as a mordant for the dye). In medicine alum has been historically used as a strong astringent specifically in the treatment... Continue Reading →

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