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How to Make & Use Flower Essences

How to Make & Use Flower Essences

Posted by Jules Benefico, Certified Clinical Herbalist on May 17th 2021

When it comes to natural remedies, you’ll often hear about herbal tea blends, botanical tinctures, and essential oils—and we love and embrace all these preparations here at Five Flavors Herbs. H … read more
The Five Flavors in Traditional Chinese Medicine

The Five Flavors in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Posted by Ingrid Bauer, M.D., M.S. & Benjamin Zappin, L.Ac. on May 11th 2021

Many traditional medicinal systems—including Ayurveda, Unani-Tib, and ancient European medicine—have recognized a link between how different ingredients taste and how they affect the body. Here at … read more
Women’s Health Remedies from Chinese Medicine

Women’s Health Remedies from Chinese Medicine

Posted by Benjamin Zappin, LAc on May 10th 2021

Life transitions often bring about, reveal, and/or amplify underlying imbalances in the body. Traditional Chinese Medicine offers powerful tools for bringing the body back into balance throughout m … read more
25 Self-Care Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

25 Self-Care Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

Posted by Jules Benefico, Certified Clinical Herbalist on May 3rd 2021

Mother’s Day is an opportunity to celebrate the special people who have cared for and nurtured us throughout our lives: the parent who brought us into this world, the grandmother who helped raise u … read more
Herbal Tinctures for Natural Health Support

Herbal Tinctures for Natural Health Support

Posted by Ingrid Bauer, M.D., M.S. on May 1st 2021

As long as humans have been gathering and cultivating plants, we have faced the challenge of preserving the harvest. When it comes to medicinal plants, capturing the beneficial properties of these … read more