Terry Lynn Grise -b. April 23, 1955 - d. September 11, 2016. Terry passed away peacefully at home in Richmond at the age of 61 after courageously fighting Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
The flower buds of the cholla cactus, cholla buds are a sacred food to the Tohono O’odahm people, native to the Arizona Sonoran desert. It was particularly given to pregnant women, growing children and the elderly, perhaps because of its high calcium content. We also now know that cholla buds contain a chemical that acts much like the anti-diabetic drug Metformin in preventing and treating diabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome.