We might think that it is only men who use herbs as ‘aphrodisiacs,’ such as Tribulus, Horny Goat Weed, Ginseng, and Yohimbe. In fact, many traditional aphrodisiac herbs have been used for thousands of years by women, too, for supporting a healthy libido! Sexual and reproductive health has always been viewed as an integral part of […]
Nothing speaks of “tropical” quite like the exotic beauty and intoxicating fragrance of Plumeria (Frangipani). What is especially unique about this flower’s exquisite scent is that it is continuously being released by the plant’s metabolism, not made or stored as an essential oil (which most plant fragrance molecules are). As so eloquently described by one […]
We often experience a sense of improved overall wellbeing with adaptogens, because all of our systems are working together more harmoniously. Adaptogens strengthen the intricate dance of hormones and neurotransmitters continuously secreted throughout our body, and, in doing so, improve many systems simultaneously, including our nervous system, hormones, immune system, energy, digestion, and stress response. […]
Rachel’s hair loss is one that many women can identify with. Follow her journey as she discovers Hair Essentials, an all-natural solution for hair loss!
Plants can not move or speak, but they still need to ‘communicate’ with their environment, including with other plants, animals, insects, and their specific pollinator(s). They also do not have an immune system; however, they need to defend against challenges from bacteria, fungi, viruses, insects, and even other plants. How Do They Do This? The […]
A combination of frequent and thorough hand washing, along with keeping your hands away from your face, are two of the best practices for avoiding catching the flu (especially if you’re out in public spaces a lot). As well, when using a public facility, be sure to use the paper towel you’ve dried your hands […]
Does your son or daughter have difficulty finishing their schoolwork or other tasks? Sitting still? Do they get easily distracted or frustrated? Attention difficulties and hyperactivity are an ever-growing concern these days, and too often the ‘solution’ seems to be a pill. Here are some natural options: • Fresh, whole-food diet – remove processed and preservative/chemical-laden […]
Sleep is vitally important to health, with one of the most significant compromises being upon our immune system, when we don’t get enough of it. Chronic insomnia can cause irritability, frustration, daytime exhaustion, and may even result in mild personality changes that contribute to relationship or work problems. It can also lead to more serious […]
Did you know that almost 50% of us make resolutions for the New Year? And, that about 75% of those resolutions are based on self-improvement? That’s not so surprising, really; after all, many of us have high hopes of changing our lives for the better, from eating well and getting in shape, to saving money. […]
Here’s an idea for a simple, healthy New Year’s resolution: Plant some fresh herbs on your windowsill to inspire your culinary urges! They’re not only full of flavor, but also packed with antioxidants and micronutrients to help keep you healthy!