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What Are Adaptogens And Why Do Our Bodies Love Them

Adaptogens to the rescue Adaptogens support the bodies ability to accommodate varying physical and emotional stresses. They are considered "regulators" and support the stress response system without disturbing normal biological function. They also regulate hormone production. Adadtogens are also known for supporting adrenal function and revitalization. My favorite adapotgens that have been getting me through these stressful times but times where we NEED the ENERGY to SHOW UP are: Rhodiola, Ashitaba, Siberian ginseng (eleuthero) and licorice root. I have them every morning instead of having coffee, which can tax the adrenals causing further stress. It's time to revitalize!  You can find all of these adaptogens in the herbal tonic blend Diamond Mind. 

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Natural Ways To Improve Gut Health

Gut Healing - The What, Why and How Gut healing is a complicated one, it's not an easy fix. It's a lifetime practice of healing and becoming, and it's a 2 partner. One, we need to stop numbing so we can feel our feelings, so they don't stay trapped in our bodies/gut. Two, the things we are using to numb ourselves with are destroying our gut biome. I'd like to speak to some of the unseen and unaddressed underlying issues for gut and mental health, which are often ignored by Western medicine.   Stress:  So obvious it barely needs mentioning but when we become overwhelmed by obligations, family, relationship or job problems, it takes a toll on our gut.  Our...

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Boost Your Immunity - Pro Tips For Immunity Boosting When Sick

One of the regular topics I have discussed over my time as an herbalist and nutritionist is immunity boosting. You do NOT want to wait until you are sick to start boosting your immunity, but if the time has come that you are sick and need some help feeling better, this blog post is for you.  Natural Immunity Boosting Tips My suggestions for immunity, Covid and when you are sick: 1. Regular doses of liposomal vitamin C and vitamin A (vit A depleted during fever) 5,000 IU of vitamin D3 and zinc. Herbalist Paul Bergner states that, "Vitamin D promotes antiviral respiratory immunity, antibacterial immunity in the airway, and reduces the secretions of inflammatory cytokines." Aka, it is a powerhouse...

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Moon Magic Herbal Latte

Natural Herb Healing Blend  Health and wellness has been the main focus for the majority of my life. I have talked to over a hundred women about their needs and after prescribing the same herbs over and over again, I decided to make the Moon Magic Herbal Latte.  The Moon Magic Herbal Latte blend is designed to support you throughout your entire moon cycle. This tea blend is crafted mostly with Chinese herbs which are most effective in small amounts over a lifetime. The herbs that this blend consists of are nettle, pearl, royal jelly, dong Quai and schizandra.  Nettle This nourishing, immunity boosting, aphrodisiac herb is rich in iron and B vitamins. This plant directly corresponds to our uterus by...

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The Benefits Of Yoni Steaming

Did you know that our vaginas are systemic, meaning that everything the vagina absorbs will be processed through our whole body? Did you also know that women have brain cells both in their brains and hearts, but guess where we also have brain cells? That’s right, our vagina.  Vaginas are intelligent and delicate beings, yet are often neglected in our self care regimen and are only thought of during a time of reaction... reacting to our period, reacting to a yeast infection, reacting to painful cramps or even a UTI. Although going to the gynecologist is an important part of taking care of ourselves, often times birth control, continued medication, invasive procedures or even hysterectomies are suggested, but these methods...

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