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Red berries are especially colorful this time of year and these three; Highbush Cranberry, Rose Hips and Sumac Berries are more than a glowing red face. Each of these are important as good winter foods, good winter medicines and can be part of your landscape. High Bush Cranberry High Bush Cranberry (Viburnum opulus) is a […]Read more »
Chlorella is a freshwater unicellular green alga which contains essential amino acids, protein, minerals, vitamins, dietary fiber, and chlorophylls Chlorella Nutrients Bioavailable form of vitamin B12 Source of protein Vegetarian source of iron High in chlorophyll 20% of fatty acids are Omega 3s Chlorella is rich in the carotenoids beta-carotene, alpha-carotene, and lutein. It’s […]Read more »
Herbs can be a benefit to an Olympian or the Olympian in us all and peak athletic performance starts with sound nutrition. A diet full of fruits, vegetables, and protein are essential to build and maintain the body. Small, nutrient dense meals both before and after a workout can help maintain energy and facilitate quick […]Read more »
Golden milk seems to be one of life’s great pleasures. The soothing color, spices and creamy texture are truly delicious. I like to use coconut milk to make this drink, but the milk is really just a carrier for the spices. You get to use whatever milk you enjoy best. The spices that go into […]Read more »
The world of cosmetics has been blown way out of proportion. There are so many options it can be confusing on where to even begin when you’re looking for a new product and no Herbs that could potentially be helpful to your skin. Not to mention how different each person is, they have a unique […]Read more »
What is Euphorbia? Euphorbia, a part of the Euphorbiaceae family, also known as Spurge is a flowering plant. It is mostly found on open lands, roadsides and dirt roads. It is said to be a native of India and grows in South Asia, Australia, Africa and Central America. Some of the common names of euphorbia […]Read more »
Do you like turmeric? Have you ever had it in milk? I will share a delicious recipe with you momentarily right after I tell you about some of the amazing health benefits! Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is that orangey root that looks similar to ginger and stains everything yellow. Mustard contains turmeric and you know mustard…it […]Read more »
Did you also know Easter lily (Lilium longiflorum) is a lovely medicinal aid? Long used in Chinese traditional medicine, it was primarily for “yin” deficiencies where there was dehydration or lack of fluid due to too much heat in the system. Western herbalist, Matthew Wood in his book, The Earthwise Herbal , offers a very insightful look […]Read more »
The voluptuous violet of spring is such a welcome sight not just in the forest but it is popping up everywhere! For example in mythology, one of the earliest tales of the Greeks told how Ajax slew himself over a cowardly act and where he died leaving drops of blood, violets are said to […]Read more »