Where are the peer-reviewed research papers when I need them the most?!

Hiya! My name is Alexandra Walker-Jones.

You know, people aren’t half kidding when they say it’s ridiculously difficult to write about oneself! Where to begin? What to include? And how to be first and foremost authentic when my job is usually to be creative?

“I am irritated by my own…

The 6th mass extinction and the story of a man named Ula Taufa’asisina

The world is currently experiencing the largest mass extinction in over 65 million years, something recognised by scientists as “The 6th Mass Extinction.”

Technically, this extinction is also the very first of its kind in that it comes as the direct result of human activity and/or action — a phenomenon…

An ancient herbal history predating all modern science

*This article was originally published on the sofi.health blog.

Awareness of medicinal plants is the result of man’s long and harsh struggle against various ailments and diseases that led us to pursue healing in the leaves, seeds, roots, bark, fruits, and flowers of many plants.

The earliest known written record…

Is YOUR food doubling up as your medicine?

There are an increasing number of studies that highlight the associations between a diet centred around the eating of plants, and benefits to individual mood, energy, and overall health.

What’s more is that, across the board, all research tends to point towards a few key common themes when it comes…

How all learnings about the use of medicinal plants first began

‘Trial, error, and success’ is a method of learning and problem-solving that provides knowledge through experimentation and empirical observation of the natural world.

Despite being practiced widely and with expert accuracy within indigenous cultures all over the world, the value of ‘trial, error, and success (TES)’ is often overlooked within…

Alexandra Walker-Jones

Content writer and published author in the plant-based health and wellness sphere. I’m just here to learn! awalkerjones.com

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