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CategoriesImmunity

Protection and Peace of Mind – How Herbs Help Keep Kids Healthy!

As September approaches, many families usually look forward to the excitement and change in routine of starting school – but things are a little different this year.

The back-to-school situation varies among Canadian families as restrictions ease and safety guidelines are established. Making the decision between the classroom or educating at home can be difficult as many parents are apprehensive about the ability of safety measures in schools to protect their children from getting sick. There’s also the worry about kids being exposed to sickness outside of school, in group activities or on the playground, as socialization increases.  

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CategoriesStress Relief

Stress Less – How Plant Medicine Can Help Manage Stress

Stress is a part of everyone’s life. But today’s fast-paced lifestyles paired with current events have us feeling full of anxiety!

A healthy stress response is essential to survival: when we perceive threats, the body “adapts” with a series of physiological changes to reduce the impact. With constant, extreme, or long-term stress the body’s resilience is reduced, and we feel fatigued, anxious, and become vulnerable to infections.

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CategoriesSleep Support

Why Quality Sleep Is Vital for Health – And How to Get It

We spend almost a third of our lives sleeping – or at least we should be.

A lot goes on behind closed eyes – our bodies are actually quite busy when we’re not awake.

Throughout a night’s sleep the body performs key functions related to growth, development, hormone balance, cardiovascular system repair, emotional and cognitive brain functioning, and regulating the immune system’s ability to respond to foreign invaders.

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CategoriesWomen's Health

Best Breastfeeding Fixes for New Mamas

During pregnancy, many moms-to-be look forward to breastfeeding – and while making breast milk is a natural… it’s not always easy.

Breastfeeding isn’t necessarily the right choice for every woman, but the health benefits associated with nursing are significant for both mama and baby. Breastfed babies tend to get fewer colds and viruses and develop greater resistance to gastrointestinal infections. Nutritious breast milk is also thought to decrease the risk of chronic illnesses later in life.

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CategoriesDaily Organic Skin Care

Nourishing Oils for Glowing Skin

Naturally glowing skin is a reflection of overall health and inner balance. After all, the skin is your biggest organ!

Many people experience skin issues throughout life like rashes, dryness, blemishes, or just a general lack of vitality. Some may seem more prone to these than others, but the truth is – healthy skin with a natural glow requires care and commitment.

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CategoriesTherapeutic Body Care

Your Herbal First Aid Kit

Injuries happen – and can happen quickly! Having remedies on hand for immediate care is key in treating minor wounds and reactions and there are natural, powerful plant medicines that can help bring fast relief.

From soothing sprains, to healing scrapes, to settling queasy tummy – certain herbal salves, creams, oils, and medicines should have a place in your first aid kit. Here are our top 4 herbal first aid care essentials for common injuries and ailments!

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CategoriesPain + Inflammation Therapeutic Body Care

Ear Oil – Swimmer’s Ear Relief!

Summer is upon us, and we’re all looking forward to cooling off with a swim.

Whether you hit the pool, lake or ocean, water can splash into the ear and remain there after swimming. This creates a moist environment ideal for bacterial growth that can cause an external ear infection, known as otitis externa or “swimmer’s ear”. Although less common, this infection can also be triggered by fungal conditions.

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Careers at St. Francis

At St. Francis Herb Farm, we have a fantastic, hard-working team. We are truly passionate about our work, and that shows in the effort that goes into crafting, selling and telling the world about our herbal medicines and whole food products.

We are currently looking for:

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If you are interested in applying, please complete the form and attach your resume below.