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Must-Have Herbal Supplements for Travel

Must-Have Herbal Supplements for Travel

Posted by Ingrid Bauer, MD, MS on Jul 23rd 2021

This summer, many of us are trying out traveling for the first time in a long while. Whether you are going by air, sea, or land, to foreign or domestic locations, roughing it or going luxe, leaving … read more
We Go Overboard with Quality Testing—Here’s Why

We Go Overboard with Quality Testing—Here’s Why

Posted by Élan Sudberg & Benjamin Zappin, LAc on Jun 25th 2021

Herbalism was  humankind’s first medicine option. But when “Big Pharma” was born, the business interests behind it got to work discrediting herbal remedies, recasting them as “snake oil,” or … read more
Herbs to Celebrate the Summer Solstice

Herbs to Celebrate the Summer Solstice

Posted by Jules Benefico, Certified Clinical Herbalist on Jun 1st 2021

The summer solstice is the lightest and longest day of the year, as the sun is at its peak and Mother Nature is fully blossomed. This is a time of celebration of the light and also honoring that th … read more
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
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
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