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    Love and Connection: How to Support a Healthy Love Life with Herbs

Love and Connection: How to Support a Healthy Love Life with Herbs

By |February 8th, 2021|

“What is love, oh baby don’t hurt me, don’t hurt me, no more.”
Who remembers this classic line from the song by Haddaway, released in 1993?  I was just a teenager back then, experiencing those first ecstatic feelings of fledgling love for another person that wasn’t the love you have for a family member.  The […]

Hawthorn: Berry of the Heart

By |February 1st, 2021|

Crataegus monogyna (Rosaceae), is otherwise known by the common names of Hawthorn, Red Haw, Whitethorn, Maybush, & Hedgethorn.

Botany, Growth, and Habitat
Hawthorn belongs to the Rosaceae, or Rose family, in the Almond Subfamily of Amygdaloidea or the Apple group. Like most rose family berries; Hawthorn will sweeten a bit after the first frost and […]

Health Products of the Honey Bee Hive

By |October 14th, 2020|

At the end of September, I attended the Georgia Beekeepers Association fall meeting virtually via Zoom.  One benefit of the pandemic is that I would not have been able to attend the meeting as I live in Arkansas.
One of the seminars discussed the honey bee’s role in mythology, religion, warfare, and politics.  From the […]

Strategies For Sleeping Successfully

By |July 13th, 2020|

Sleep is the one thing we all need to keep our bodies functioning optimally.  However, many of us either don’t get enough sleep or have trouble with falling asleep and staying asleep.  And while some people state that they do just fine on less sleep, many don’t realize how optimal they can and should […]

Seven Ways To Increase Happiness In Your Life

By |April 14th, 2020|

Can cultivating happiness actually make you healthier?
According to well-established research on the connection between the mind and body, the answer is a resounding Yes! Research in the field of psychoneuroimmunology indicates that our mood and life outlook has a significant impact on our physical health. Reduced happiness not only results from poor health, but […]

Managing Sinus Issues

By |March 26th, 2020|

Sinus issues run rampant across the U.S. at this time of year.  Your sinuses may be dripping or congested, you feel sick, and it may be because of allergies or food intolerances or both. What is the purpose of sinuses, anyway?
The sinuses have a number of purposes.  To start, there are four sets of […]