Summer will be here shortly and along with it is the flowering and fruiting of berries. Today, I’m here to talk about the benefits of the red raspberry leaf (Rubus idaeus) specifically in pregnancy and midwifery. Red raspberry leaves have been used throughout the centuries to assist in aspects of health, from supporting digestion, […]
March brings us Women’s History Month, a time to reflect on the impact we as women have on our world and to raise awareness of the issues we are facing throughout modern society. Let’s explore reproductive health and how plants have been our allies throughout the ongoing journey for the protection of reproductive rights.
During turbulent times, one of the most simple, yet powerful, ways to remain afloat is by focusing on small daily acts of self-care. Daily wellness routines need not take up a lot of time and can serve as the anchors that hold you in place when it feels like the waves of life are […]
Vasomotor flushes, also known as hot flashes, occur when blood vessels dilate more than usual in the skin of the upper body and face, allowing more blood to flow to the area and resulting in heat and redness. Some may also experience perspiration and an increase in their heart rate, which can lead to […]
Nearly everyone these days experiences some type of “stress” in one form or another: work, personal life, parenting, school, and so on. But stress has become so commonplace that sometimes we forget that it affects us in unnatural ways that can take a toll on our health. Women, too, are often impacted more significantly […]
The ebb and flow of a woman’s body through the many stages of life are well supported with herbs that humans have evolved with over millions of years. The botanical dispensary offers a number of nourishing and restorative plants that contain compounds with a biological familiarity that the body recognizes, and has the wisdom […]