Estrogen Dominance and Your Health

By |April 15th, 2014|

Most of us don’t think about our hormones that often, but I assure you, they play a huge role in our lives! When we’re feeling great, chances are our hormones have something to do with it. If we’re feeling chronically unwell, our hormonal health could probably use some attention. This is particularly true for […]

The Benefits of Chamomile

By |April 7th, 2014|

Chamomile is such a useful and versatile herb that I find it difficult to know where to start when singing its praises. Shall I begin by telling you about its potent anti-inflammatory action or should I focus on its effectiveness as a digestive bitter? Or perhaps, as every Beatrix Potter fan knows well, I […]

Starting A Medicinal Herb Garden: Plants & Seeds

By |March 28th, 2014|

During the early spring we gardeners get excited about growing something, but we often jump the gun and start growing seeds a bit too early. Forget what the packet says, knowing your microclimate is essential for starting and placing plants into the ground.

One way to make it a little easier to have more variety […]

Holistic Breast Care for the Nursing Mom

By |March 15th, 2014|

Breastfeeding can be one of the sweetest, most rewarding relationships a mom has. But as wonderful as nursing can be, it’s not without its challenges. Our breasts need care and attention (just as our babies do) to stay in good health. Here are a few tips to keep your breasts in tip-top shape, so they can do their (very important) job!

Starting A Medicinal Herb Garden

By |March 7th, 2014|

Every good garden starts with a little planning. Medicinal gardens can be especially well planned, since much of what you use may be growing wild in your area. For me, this means the tonic herbs: nettles and red raspberry leaf. I use too much of these throughout the year to rely on what I […]

An Adrenal Superhero Smoothie

By |February 27th, 2014|

Picture this: It’s way back when and you’re picking berries with your fellow tribeswo/men. You look up, suddenly realizing a lion is watching you. A rush of adrenaline courses through your body, your blood pressure spikes, and your brain is flooded with oxygen. In a split second you decide to run for it; your […]