Stinging Nettles?!?!? Officially known as Urtica dioica, most of us have at some time or another experienced the sting of these ubiquitous spring and summer plants, but did you know that these painful-if-you-touch-them herbs make for really good medicine? And food, and tea… Nettles are Incredibly Nutritious Nettles are extremely high in vitamins and minerals,…
Now that it is well into spring, you may have had a bout of hay fever already, or are in the middle of sneezing your way through it. When this is something you experience year after year, you may have accepted it as your fate to have sneezing, fatigue and/or itchy eyes throughout the next…
Seasonal cleansing is the cornerstone of reducing one’s toxic burden. Cleansing should not be an afterthought anymore; it’s essential for health.
The pumpkin is a ubiquitous symbol of winter, as evidenced by the gourd being prominently displayed on porches everywhere during this season. However, there is a lot more to pumpkins than simple decoration!
If you suffer from achy, arthritic joints, seasonal depression, tend towards anxiety, or can’t seem to recover from one cold before the next one hits, rose hip tea may be a wonderful way to reduce pain, raise moods, and generally lift the body’s resilience.Details
Fasting dates back to the ancient civilizations of Greece and the Near East. Fasting as part of a religious practice has been used by numerous cultures and religions. Christianity, Judaism, Gnosticism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, South and North American Indian traditions all utilize some form of fasting.
The sweet last days of summer, the creeping in of crisp fall mornings, and the start of the new school year for many, bring a natural shift in how we maintain a balanced and healthy lifestyle.
Have you tried many different diets for general health improvement, for pain reduction, for weight loss, or for countering arthritic and inflammatory conditions?
Bergamot essential oil is widely known as the queen of all oils for balancing the emotions. It has been used to settle anger, fear, anxiety, moodiness, depression, for improving fatigue and insomnia, to mitigate stress, and to increase happiness and confidence.