Winter Wellness and Hydration

Here I talk about one of my favorite winter wellness tips: hydration. But not just hydration with water – hydration with oil. Check out how

Cough-Ease Honey for Your Winter Wellness

This is a simple, easy to make and easy to use herbal remedy that really helps knock out all kinds of coughs… I use this

Here’s something a little different you can do with your Christmas tree! Make yourself a simple steam to clear out the holidays! “Do you have

Are you a parent, feeling frustrated, like you should know how to take better care of everyone during cold season? You know the story, first

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There are many large pomegranate trees in the old part of Vacavile, the town I grew up in. Some of them are over 50 years

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What’s your stress level like during the holidays? Lower your stress this winter season Because when you take care of yourself, everything is better!  

black pepper corns in a pile

Of all the herbs that have traveled the globe to enliven our palate and improve our health, pepper is the herb that has been elevated to ‘Every Table in America’ status.

The omnipresence of this spice is astonishing; you find it conveniently packed and ready to use everywhere you turn; airline meals, the fast food drive through, packaged lunches, fine dining establishments, outdoor concerts, hotel meeting rooms, cafeterias, gas stations and truck stop joints.

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Sage Home Remedy

Winter is here.

Along with the celebrations, the holidays herald in cold and flu season.

Preventing and limiting the duration of colds and flu is a household art that has a big impact, especially when it comes to avoiding the use of antibiotics for winter sicknesses.

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Herbal Holiday

It is time to eat, drink and be merry.

Have you ever gone to a holiday party and just been so disappointed in the amount of sugar, sodas and junk food that was there?

I love celebrating life and the changing seasons with friends and good food. Sometimes though, you just have to BYO to make sure you have something healthy to eat and drink.

star anise and cinnamon

The holidays are here. This time of year brings more family gatherings, festivities and feasting.

Unfortunately cold and flu season follows hot on the heels of the holiday season.

The good news is that many of the spices that we pull out of the cabinet this time of year help to prevent colds. Enjoy this wonderful time of celebration and connection but make sure to support your winter wellness by spicing up your food a bit more.

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Christmas Tree Herbal Tea

Did you know that many of the evergreen trees have healing medicinal qualities?

Decorating the Christmas tree is an ancient tradition from a time when various trees and plants were honored during different seasons.

In northern Europe the evergreen tree is celebrated at around the time of winter solstice.

The festivities of decorating and dancing around the evergreen tree were held in the deep of winter when there was very little plant life and the ground seemed like it would never thaw out.

ginger tea with lemon

Cold and flu season is here.

Wouldn’t it be nice to just be able to prevent a cold before it takes hold? This tea is our go to tea when we feel like there is some cold and flu grunge in the air.

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