An Adrenal/Immune Tonic for the Fall

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The change to Fall is one of my favorites, but it does bring challenges to the immune system and adrenals. I like to mix up some of this tonic to give myself a leg up for the seasonal change. This is a fantastic recipe because it combines therapies for immunity, stress, and energy into one […] Read more »

Rejuvenation In A Cup: Pacifying Vata in the Fall

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In Ayurveda, Vata dosha is characterized as “dry, light, mobile, subtle, rough, hard, changeable, and clear.” Sounds a lot like Fall, doesn’t it? The leaves dry out and a cool, dry wind blows them away, the days become colder and shorter, the air is more subtle and changeable. In Ayurveda, Fall is the Vata time […] Read more »

Plantain: First Aid Hero

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Plantago major Plantain is an herb that has made itself so widely available to us, it practically calls out to be of use. City sidewalks, roadsides, fields, practically any place with lots of sunshine, Plantain will be there, and its uses are precious and practical. One of Plantain’s finest uses is as a first aid […] Read more »

Cleansing Aromatherapy Bath

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Nothing is more cleaning and cleansing than soaking in a nice warm tub of water, letting its fluidity lap away at the dirt and worries of the day, leaving them behind as you step out to dry off and watching all that stuff swirl right down the drain. Baths can also be a great way […] Read more »

How to Create Your Own Herbal Tea Recipes

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Herbal teas are great for relaxing, enjoying a hot beverage, and even improving your health. Tea is arguably the most popular beverage in the world. Although less popular than black and green teas, herbal teas are a way to get even more flavor from your drink. Unfortunately, some herbal teas that can be purchased in […] Read more »

Vitamin C Infused Homemade Tea

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Getting enough vitamin C every day is essential for good health. The vitamin helps protect against cardiovascular disease, eye issues, prenatal health problems, immune system deficiencies and more. Although it is most commonly associated with citrus fruits like oranges and grapefruit, there are plenty of other ways to get the daily recommended dose of vitamin […] Read more »