When I was working as a nutritionist and selling supplements there was one trend that continuously broke my herbalist heart. Every day people would come in for that “magic pill.” The one-size-fits-all cure to every one of their problems. Only, alternative medicine doesn’t work like that. People would return things after a week or even […]
As someone who self studies and is on her way to being a master herbalist, has two day jobs, and runs her own Reiki and Health Advising business … there is one thing that I have found to be absolutely critical to my ability to stay sane and focused: Cognitive performance. For a long time […]
I use to start every morning with oats, a green smoothie, fruit cereal or something else that was rich in natural sugars, carbs, and fiber. I thought because I was consuming all the fiber, and that it was whole foods, I would be fine with all the sugar. I was wrong. It didn’t take long […]
Latin Name: Inonotus obliquus Common Name: Chaga (transliteration from Russian “чага”) Traditional Names: Clinker Polypore, Clinker Fungus, Cinder Conk, Charga, Tschaga, Tschagapilz, Kabanoanatake, Black Mass, Birch Canker Polypore, “sterile conk trunk rot of birch” (England & Canada), Diamond of the Forest Family: Hymenochaetaceae Planet: Jupiter Element: Earth Active Constituents: Polysaccharides, Melanin, Vitamin B, Xylogalactoglucan, Steroidals […]
80% of your gut health is directly linked with your immune system, and in turn: your stress levels…if one eats poorly over long periods of time, burnout will occur causing bodily systems to stop functioning well … leading to adrenal fatigue thyroid problems, depression, stress, and chronic disease.