Sleep more...stress less - naturally
CategoriesSleep Support Stress Relief

Sleep More – Stress Less… Naturally!

It’s all about Reconnecting with Your Natural Rhythms. Restless nights, tension headaches, racing heart, distracted thoughts, waking up groggy, all-day fatigue … do any of these issues sound familiar?

Unfortunately, high stress and poor sleep are common among those living modern lifestyles, affecting people of all ages. Many factors can influence these health issues, including:

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Indulge Joyfully with Herbal Digestive Support
CategoriesDigestion

Indulge Joyfully, with Herbal Digestive Support

The holidays are here – and we’re making merry with many of our favorite holiday foods.

Unfortunately, digestive issues frequently arise during the seasonal festivities  – resulting in bloating, heartburn, gas, or pain from indulging – or overindulging!

Herbs have helped treat a wide range of digestive maladies throughout history and across cultures. In this tradition, we harnessed the unique benefits of plant medicines in 3 targeted formulas that address common digestive issues.

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CategoriesDigestion

Improved Digestion: Why You Need Bitters in Your Life

Heartburn, indigestion, constipation, and bloating are common symptoms of sluggish digestion. Fortunately, there are simple, natural remedies that can help!

Digestion is a cascade of physiological events that start before you even put food in your mouth. That anticipatory “mouthwatering” effect is your digestive system kicking into action.

Digestive prompting can also come from something today’s diets often lack: bitter flavours. These stimulate the vagus nerve in the roof of the mouth, triggering the release of the hormone gastrin. This signals the body to produce saliva, gastric juices, enzymes, and bile — crucial elements of healthy digestion.

Bitters also help the nervous system to shift into “rest and digest” mode (rather than “fight or flight”), which allows for optimal digestion.

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Viral vs Bacterial
CategoriesCold + Flu

Bacterial vs. Viral Infections – How Herbs Help to Defend and Fight Back!

Cold and flu season keeps us on our toes with the many different “bugs” being passed around: stomach flu, strep throat, sinus infections, common colds… it seems we’re always on watch for the latest sickness.

Many illnesses can be attributed to two types of microbes: viruses and bacteria, and it’s important to know what you’re dealing with, so you can treat and relieve symptoms effectively! Both can make us sick , but what’s the difference?

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Breathe Easy with Herbal Tea
CategoriesCold + Flu

Breathe Easy! Herbal Support for Cold & Flu

Cold and flu season arrives along with cooler, drier air – a pairing that makes us all more vulnerable to lung and bronchial issues. Deep rattling chest congestion, dry hacking coughs, and heaviness in the chest are all sure signs of respiratory irritation or infection – that can range from mildly irritating to keeping you awake at night!

We can take steps to protect ourselves from respiratory issues settling in, but when they do – responding with targeted plant medicines can make a significant difference in soothing symptoms and recovering faster!

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CategoriesCirculatory Health

How Herbs Complete a Holistic Approach to Heart Health

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the heart is known as the “king of all organs”, representing self awareness, the ability to connect and live a fulfilling, happy life.

Physiologically, it is the centre of the cardiovascular system – an elaborate network of veins and arteries that flow blood into every area of the body, to ensure that we are oxygenated, nourished and that our hormones and immune response can function properly.

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