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Spring Equinox Rituals, Health Tips & Recipes

Spring Equinox Rituals, Health Tips & Recipes

Posted by Jules Benefico, Certified Clinical Herbalist on Mar 15th 2021

The vernal equinox, also called Ostara, is a time to invite equilibrium and renewal into the mind, body, and spirit. Day and night are equal length, and each day after is longer than the one before … read more
Ashwagandha for Rest, Energy & Health

Ashwagandha for Rest, Energy & Health

Posted by Ingrid Bauer, MD, MS on Feb 22nd 2021

In recent years, Ashwagandha ( Withania somnifera) has emerged as one of the most popular herbs in the natural products space. A member of the nightshade family, the dried and powdered roots have … read more
5 Productivity Tips & Herbs for Studying or Working at Home

5 Productivity Tips & Herbs for Studying or Working at Home

Posted by Jules Benefico, Certified Clinical Herbalist on Jan 22nd 2021

If you’ve ever worked or studied at home (through choice or necessity), you know that this arrangement brings both opportunities and challenges. Many people find flexibility and freedom in working … read more
Natural Remedies for Seasonal Affective Disorder

Natural Remedies for Seasonal Affective Disorder

Posted by Ingrid Bauer, MD, MS on Jan 18th 2021

The short, cold days of winter can be hard, especially when they come at the end of an exhausting and devastating year. The weather, the darkness, and slowness of the season can give rise to a state o … read more
Bedtime Routine Tips & Natural Sleep Aids

Bedtime Routine Tips & Natural Sleep Aids

Posted by Ingrid Bauer, MD, MS on Dec 18th 2020

Wellness beliefs may vary widely throughout different eras and cultures, but virtually all healing traditions agree on one principle: the importance of sleep. As a human, parent, doctor, and insomniac … read more
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