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 […]
As the legend goes, angelica was revealed to a fourteenth-century monk by the Archangel Michael as a plant that could help ward off the plague. This legend inspired the plant’s botanical name, Angelica archangelica. Angelica has been celebrated for many centuries for its multitude of uses.
Angelica is a pleasantly aromatic herb that sets […]
This is the perfect time of year to get those blankets out of the closet, make friends with a crockpot, and support some inward reflections. Embrace the coziness. Here in Colorado the shift in seasons can also mean more dry skin. Even if you live in a more lush area, cold and flu season […]
It’s the time of year when there are gift guides everywhere. But what most moms need is not more “stuff,” but rather gifts that help them do the one thing they almost always struggle with: self-care.
While compiling this guide, I surveyed a significant number of moms and asked myself what gifts could most benefit […]
Holiday gift giving is right around the corner. I always enjoy making and giving gifts to my family and friends. A couple of years ago I made the Whipped Shea Butter lotion for my family. It was a big hit and so easy to make. Create a festive label to place on the jar, […]
Hi Jenni, can you tell us a little about yourself and how you got involved with natural products?
I’m originally from Overland Park, Kansas, just southwest of Kansas City. I graduated from the University of Kansas. My boyfriend, Brad, and I did some traveling abroad and moved to South Lake Tahoe for a few years. […]