Mocktail, Anyone?

By |October 16th, 2017|

Here at WishGarden HQ, we are always looking for new and clever ways to demo our products – something to set our demos apart from the crowd (just like our formulas). And recently we stumbled onto something amazing…
It all started with our WishCart, which is a branded mobile minibar complete with four stools and […]

Pungent and Powerful: The Benefits of Garlic

By |October 4th, 2017|

Ah, the Stinking Rose! Sources differ on the exact origins of this common name for garlic (Allium sativum), a member of the onion (Alliaceae) family. Perhaps it was the pretty allium flower that provided the moniker. Or maybe it was the French physician and author, Henri Leclerc, who, around 1918, translated the Greek name, […]

All About Basil

By |September 20th, 2017|

As late summer slowly shifts to fall, it’s important to care for our digestion. With cold mornings and warm days, it can be challenging to strike a balance between eating warm and cooling foods. Basil offers a healthy solution: it brings balance during this seasonal change and helps the body prepare for colder weather.

Basil […]

Elder Flower

By |September 11th, 2017|

Elder (Sambucus nigra) is commonly called Black or European Elder. The flowers and berries have a long history of use throughout the Western world as food and for it’s health benefits.  In antiquity, the flowers were prized for cosmetic applications. Considered a plant of protection in the Middle Ages, the branches of this prolific, […]

The Health Benefits of Eleuthero

By |August 21st, 2017|

Eleutherococcus senticosus (Acanthopanax senticosus) was once known as Siberian ginseng or the less common name, ciwujia. It is now illegal in the U.S. to market this herb with the previously associated name of “ginseng.” In 2002 a congressional amendment stated that the name “ginseng” be reserved for the genus Panax, though both belong to […]

Late Summer Foods for Focus and Concentration

By |August 10th, 2017|

In Chinese Medicine, late summer relates to the earth element and serves as a turning point from the hot, active summer season to the cooler, calming energy of fall. By taking care of our digestion and immunity now, we will stay healthier during the colder months.

This time of year is ideal to improve our […]