This post goes out to all the incredible mama’s out there. Whether you’re breastfeeding, bottle feeding, or doing a little of both – we see you and we think you’re doing amazing! In honor of you, we’re going to share some basics on using herbal medicine to naturally boost milk supply. There’s a number of foods […]
Have you ever heard of the lymphatic system? While this is one of the major body systems, many people have never heard of it before! The lymphatic system is hugely responsible for our overall immune health. It works closely with our circulatory, digestive, respiratory, and immune systems to clear out infections, toxins, bodily wastes, and […]
Here’s a little update on medicinals to help you stay healthy in the wake of this pandemic. I’ve included tips on everything from respiratory and immune support, to long hauler’s syndrome, and more. Check it out to empower yourself with some new knowledge!
If there was ever a time to try herbal medicine, it’s now! With a pandemic sweeping across the globe, addressing immune health is more important than ever. There are a number of herbs that can be effective at preventing infection by equipping and assisting your body in fighting off the virus. Here’s a post I […]
These past weeks have been stressful and overwhelming for all of us. We know and we are right here with you. In the face of the COVID-19 outbreak, many people are experiencing more anxiety and stress than ever. Everyday life isn’t quite so ordinary anymore, and it’s hard to wake up in the morning without […]
Chamomile (Matricaria recutita) tea is drunk by people the world over to instill calm and support healthy digestion. As you likely already know, this tea is safe to consume at all life stages and is probably the most popular herbal tea worldwide next to Mint. These sweet blooms are a favorite of native bees and […]
Lion’s Mane is one of those too-good-to-be-true medicinal mushrooms, boasting an incredible array of benefits. This shaggy looking mushroom not only stimulates the growth of brain cells, but also nerve cells in general! It can help you recover from any kind of injury to the nervous system, prevent brain damage and diseases, improve memory, recall […]
We’ve been hearing lots of talk about respiratory health during the midst of flu and allergy season. Here’s allllll the deets about preventing illness, soothing inflamed sinuses, what to do when you’re sick, and more. Check it out now!
When it comes to our health, our digestive system truly lays the foundation. I know there’s a whole world of nutrition advice out there, but I promise you it really isn’t all that complicated. The most important thing to remember is start small and listen to your body. You are the #1 authority on what […]
Happy Thursday!! I just shared an article about three incredible immune supporting herbs you can start using today.
Happy Fall everyone!!! I recently wrote a short + sweet post introducing herbal medicine for a local integrative pharmacy in downtown San Diego. Here’s your intro to the fundamentals of herbal medicine 🙂
Since we talked about Marshmallow yesterday, today I’m sharing a delicious recipe for a soothing digestive tea featuring our herb of the week. This tea is highly supportive of the digestive system, helping to encourage digestion and assimilation while also relieving discomfort and bloating. At the same time, several of these herbs have an affinity […]
Marshmallow root has long been one of my most beloved herbal allies. It has been used in cultures across the globe, from the Americas to Africa to Ancient Greece where both Hippocrates and Dioscorides used this plant with their patients. If there was one word I could use to describe this plant, it is soothing. […]
It’s getting colder and darker outside this month, so getting a good night’s rest is extra important. Here’s an article on three powerful medicinals to support easy + peaceful sleep.
1. Drink lots of water. Make sure you’re drinking clean water that has been filtered. Having spring water delivered to your home in glass 5 gallon bottles is a great option. Add a pinch of unrefined sea salt and a squeeze of lemon juice to take it to the next level! 2. Eat fermented foods. […]
This delicious hot cocoa is a fabulous evening drink to help you ease into a restful sleep. The Cocoa butter and powder contain a few powerful ingredients that are major superstars in this recipe. First, magnesium is a key nutrient that helps us feel relaxed, fall asleep, and stay asleep. Second, tryptophan is an amino […]
Enjoying food is a universal experience appreciated and valued by people across the globe. Sharing food with our family and friends is truly a source of joy and connection, but when we can’t properly digest food mealtimes can become a source of stress and anxiety instead. Digestive disorders are chief among the health complaints made […]