The most important prevention measures we can take right now are staying home and practicing social distancing if leaving the house for essential work or trips to the grocery store or pharmacy—that is, staying at least 6 feet away from other people (Centers for Disease Control [CDC], 2020a). Washing hands thoroughly with soap and warm … Continue reading 3 Alcohol-Based Hand Rub Recipes – Herbal Academy
The Illustrated Herbiary Collectible Box Set: Guidance and Rituals from 36 Bewitching Botanicals; Includes Hardcover Book, Deluxe Oracle Card Set, and Carrying Pouch (Wild Wisdom) Rosemary is the smell of deja vu and the after-breath of nostalgia. Her gift is the faint scent that teases and vanishes, leaving you longing for something you can't quite … Continue reading Rosemary, “Remember Me”
The intoxicating fragrance of jasmine on a warm summer’s night, the alluring hues of wild roses, borage and calendula, and the juicy sweetness of a fully ripe peach are all part of nature’s divine craft of seduction. They entice us through our senses to do their bidding. With each pluck, nibble, and inhale, they’ve lured … Continue reading Spread the Love: Herbal Recipes to Treat Yourself & Others – Traditional Medicinals
Sex doesn’t have to be all business and no fun! If you find yourself slipping under the bedsheets for the primary purpose of procreation or if you’re struggling to express your sexuality, if you feel something in your sexual life is off or maybe you just want to rev up an already pleasurable experience—let’s talk about … Continue reading Love It Up With Herbal Aphrodisiacs Recipes
Love to try new teas, especially during the colder winter months? Our Chief Medical Advisor, Dr. Tieraona Low Dog, shared this immune-boosting tea recipe with us and we want to pass it on to you! GATHER 1 cup of water 1 teaspoon dried echinacea root 1 teaspoon dried sage MAKE IT Place 1 cup water … Continue reading SAGE ECHINACEA TEA
It's the time of year when many of the simple joys of life become the heart and center of this season; spending time with family and friends, the coziness of winter, warm fires, mugs of mulled wine, and lovingly prepared meals. So much of herbalism is about celebrating the life and benefits of the plants, … Continue reading Herbal Recipes for Thanksgiving – Urban Moonshine
When the temperatures drop to freezing, persistent coughing can be an inevitable, disruptive side effect. A variety of herbs and herb formulas that suppress the hacking and soothe the throat can help you get ahead of the cold - and cough - season this year. 'Tis the season! Cold, dry temperatures, low vitamin D levels, … Continue reading Natural Herbal Cough Remedies
It’s so rewarding that my natural, handmade by me from my own herbal plants I’ve grown and harvested, for a much lesser cost than those other products, ARE STILL WORKING A YEAR AND A HALF LATER! This means the world to me. It’s proven that there is true power in the herbs and the less additives the better. Three or less ingredients in each of these handcrafted botanical, herbal infusion skincare oils is really the key to the power. The best part is that they still last a long time and the herbs and oils themselves are preservatives, so they are moisturizing, cleansing & healing.
My skin has been a nemesis of mine since I was a teenager. Yet, the worst years were in my early twenties for breakouts and trial after trial of trying to fix what seemed to only get worse. As I tried to figure out how to fix it from the outside, without being willing to change my eating habits, it only got better when my alcohol consumption and relationship with nutrition & food changed in my mid-twenties. To this day I still struggle with my skin more than anything else in my lifestyle routine; due to a few reasons I will discuss below.
IBS! This has been a new discovery for me in the past few years. My sensitive stomach is really what has now been defined and given a name; Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Here are the list of symptoms in case you are unfamiliar:
- Changes in normal bowel movements…
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So much of the holidays get lost behind the buying and gifting that it's easy to lose sight of the fact that this time of year is about love, family, and doing good in the world. Gifting with intention has been our goal when it comes to thinking about the holidays, and it seems especially … Continue reading GIFTING WITH INTENTION: HERBAL DIY
Brewing gruit is a fun way to add complexity to a batch of homebrew without adding lots of hops. Organic mugwort, yarrow, herbal coffee, & chaga meld to create a rich, earthy beer. Source: Gruit: An Adventure in Herbal Homebrewing