Herbs For An Active Lifestyle

By |April 27th, 2018|

The days are growing longer and it’s time to get back outside and get active. It’s easy to understand how what you eat and drink can impact your body’s performance, but did you know that you can optimize your active lifestyle with certain herbs as well?

Herbs can support a healthy inflammatory response, improve stamina, […]

Herbs And Spices for Liver Health & Detoxification Support

By |March 26th, 2018|

The crocuses and dandelions are popping out of the ground, and the days are getting longer. After a season spent mostly indoors, our bodies yearn for sunlight, movement, and fresh food. Spring is an ideal time to give your body a reboot by optimizing liver health and detoxification.

A great way to enhance your body’s […]

Remedies for the Golden Years: Digestive Health

By |March 10th, 2018|

Digestion impacts every other function in the body. You’ve heard the saying, “You are what you eat,” but in terms of health, you are what you eat, digest, and absorb!

With aging often comes digestive complaints. As we age, our bodies reduce production of important digestive juices (hydrochloric acid or HCl), limiting our ability to […]

Five Immune-Supporting Herbs And Spices For Late Winter

By |March 1st, 2018|

There are morning routines, evening routines, and a hundred other healthy habits we’re “supposed” to fit into each day.

You know herbs are good for you, but sometimes it feels like one more thing to fit into your day. You have to buy them, prepare them, take them. It can feel overwhelming, so we forego […]

The Magic of Gotu Kola

By |January 30th, 2018|

Gotu kola (Centella asiatica), also called Pennywort, is a tender green herb commonly eaten in its native lands of Southern India and Southeast Asia; the fresh juice of this succulent leaf is also frequently consumed. This plant has a long history of use within many healing cultures including Ayurveda, Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), and […]

Milky Oats

By |December 29th, 2017|

Avena sativa, otherwise known as the “common oat,” is the same plant that provides us with oatmeal, but the fresh version of this herb is quite different. In the young, green, “milky” stage when the immature oat seed is fresh and moist, the plant offers a unique quality as a trophorestorative — an excellent tonic/food for […]