After months and months of waiting, spring seems to explode into action all at once and before you know it, summer is here. That’s why it’s so important to take advantage of the profusion of delicious and nutritious wild spring edibles before they’ve disappeared. Below you’ll find a list of four of my favorites […]
You may have heard about the migrant caravans making their way up to the US-Mexico border from Honduras a few months back. The media warned us that thousands of migrants were rushing the border and forcing their way into the United States. This never did happen, and the story, while still in the news, […]
Like a lot of herbalists, I think about how to help everyone incorporate herbs into their life without it feeling like “taking medicine” and without it being something we have to remember to do. Even as an herbalist, I’ll find myself forgetting to take all the different herbs I’d like to take in a […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]