Category Archives: Personal Health

Staying healthy through the holidays

As much as we would wish otherwise, the holidays end up being a stressful time for many of us. In many ways, it feels like it has gotten harder with the advent of social media and platforms such as Pinterest, … Continue reading

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A message from the Camino

Many of you may know that our wonderful co-worker Sue is currently on pilgrimage on the Camino de Santiago and has been since early September. For anyone following her instagram feed @suegeorge322, you will be familiar with the beauty of … Continue reading

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Using herbs to keep your New Year’s resolutions

Happy New Year! As we get back into the swing of our normal daily life now that the holidays are past, I wanted to discuss a favorite New Year topic, resolutions. For so many of us our New Year resolutions … Continue reading

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Propolis

My mom was really interested in propolis the last few years of her life. So much so that she created her own Propolis Tincture as well as putting it in our Gum Protector for years. My parents kept bee hives … Continue reading

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Keeping your breasts healthy

Because it is breast cancer awareness month, instead of talking about how to treat cancer once you’ve been diagnosed, we thought we’d talk about ways to keep your breasts healthy. Frequent readers of this blog will no doubt notice that … Continue reading

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Looking for a little extra ooomph?

Many of us wake up daily feeling foggy, groggy, or like we cannot seem to clear our head enough to start the day with out a kick in the pants from some caffeine.  In fact, in our go-go-go society doesn’t … Continue reading

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Herbal solutions for five common problems

Many of us deal with some common issues in our daily life.  It is easy to over medicate and treat the symptom instead of dealing with the underlying problem.  If you’re looking to avoid prescription drugs and want an alternative … Continue reading

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Making through the cold and flu season

Traditionally, February is one of the coldest months of the year where I live, but our winter has felt like anything but.  I think we have gotten a grand total of three or four inches of snow all winter which … Continue reading

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What you want in your milk

We are big fans of raw milk around these parts.  Short of that, we’ll take regular pasteurized milk.  There has been a recent crackdown in California regarding raw or unpasteurized milk, and where I live in Ohio, you basically have … Continue reading

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Vision and eye health

In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) as in many other cultures, the eyes are the windows to the soul and they believe one can see the degree of a person’s shen, or spirit in them.  They do not consider this to … Continue reading

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