Herbal Teas for Seasonal Allergies

By |April 6th, 2021|

While we love spring and everything that it entails, we don’t love the sneezing, itchy eyes, and dry throats that come along with the season. 

If you struggle with seasonal allergies, you’re not alone! Nearly 50 million Americans have symptomatic allergies that present themselves as soon as the pollen count begins to rise. 

There are A […]

Soothing Herbs for Sunburns

By |September 18th, 2019|

In my last post, I explored ways to soothe bites and stings using simple herbal remedies and household items you probably already have on hand. Unfortunately for us, however, bites and stings are only half the battle when it comes to keeping our skin happy – as anyone who has  fallen asleep in a […]

Getting Ahead of the Back-to-School Bugs

By |September 9th, 2019|

The Back-to-School Season has started and with it comes the dreaded exposure to germs, and the resulting potential for a “case of the crud.” Luckily, our plant allies are here for us! They can be of great help in getting our immune system pre-prepared.
If you are anything like me, you’ve probably spent many a […]

Soothing Herbs for Bites and Stings

By |August 20th, 2019|

From mosquitoes and black flies to wasps and bees, there are all manner of biting and stinging insects just waiting in the wings to put a damper on your summertime enjoyment. Should you happen to have an unfortunate encounter with any of the aforementioned (and if you go outside, it’s inevitable that you will), […]

Supporting Your Immune System

By |October 8th, 2018|

Your immune system is the quiet hero, operating in the background to deal with threats of all magnitude, from cuts and scrapes to increased toxin exposure and chronic stress. Building and maintaining a strong immune system is critical to its optimal function. Try using the following lifestyle and diet tips to increase your immunity.
Stress […]

Five Natural Soothers for Sunburn

By |August 3rd, 2018|

Ahh, summertime — cookouts, swimming, long days spent outside, and as is often the case, sunburn. As much as we try to avoid it, most of us are familiar with the red, painful skin of a sunburn. Use these natural soothers for quick relief!
A limited amount of time in the sun supports vitamin D […]