Three Healthy Snacks for Those Long Summer Days

By |July 11th, 2017|

When we eat too many refined sugars (high fructose corn syrup, white cane or beet sugar, cookies, candy bars, high sugar protein bars), our bodies are more susceptible to illness. There are even more long-term ramifications to the consumption of refined sweets.

White beet/cane sugar needs no digestion and rapidly enters the bloodstream. As such, […]

  • 201706_jenn
    Permalink Gallery

    Interview with WishGarden Ambassador of the Month, Jenn Aquilia

Interview with WishGarden Ambassador of the Month, Jenn Aquilia

By |June 30th, 2017|

Hi Jenn, can you tell us a little about yourself and how you got involved with natural products?
Well, hello! I am a mother of two little boys and I currently live in Austin, Texas. Let’s see: I think my introduction to natural products was when I worked in the juice bar at a little […]

The Benefits of Valerian

By |June 20th, 2017|

Valerian (Valeriana officinalis) has a long history of use as a sedative nervine in Europe, primarily to aid sleep. It is official in the German Pharmacopoeia and licensed as a tea and tincture, and is included in several licensed drugs in Germany. It is the main component in the approved and aptly named, “Sedative […]

  • 201706_nicole
    Permalink Gallery

    An Interview with Nicole Taber, WishGarden National Sales Manager

An Interview with Nicole Taber, WishGarden National Sales Manager

By |June 6th, 2017|

Hi Nicole, can you tell us a little about your background and how you became interested in the natural products industry?
I’ve been in this industry my entire life! My family had a small chain of health food stores back in Michigan and I’ve always been surrounded by the people and the products that define […]

Brush Your Way To Health

By |May 22nd, 2017|

According to Ayurveda, Kapha dosha rules the springtime and many of the qualities of Kapha can be seen in the outside environment. These qualities include slow, heavy, dense, thick, cloudy, and cold. I often imagine Kapha like a muddy road, thick, cool, and super sticky.
Why is this important? According to Ayurveda we are a […]

  • 201705_erin_smith
    Permalink Gallery

    An Interview with Erin Smith, WishGarden Education & Sustainability Manager

An Interview with Erin Smith, WishGarden Education & Sustainability Manager

By |May 10th, 2017|

Hi Erin, can you tell us a little about your background and how you became interested in herbs?
I’ve been studying herbs since I was fifteen. I don’t really remember the exact moment they called to me, other than that I was an avid reader and remember quite a few of my favorite books at […]