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Treating colds and the flu

Here is another post by our Education Specialist, Samaya Cullerton: This year the Influenza outbreak has been devastating with many deaths and hospitalizations. Unfortunately, the flu vaccine had a low rate of effectiveness against the mutation of the virus which hit … Continue reading

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Winter Season and Digestion

By BHP Education Specialist Samaya Cullerton The winter season is considered in traditional Asian medicine, the yin within yin. The attributes of yin are femininity, darkness, coldness, introspectiveness, quiet, calm and slowness. During this time, even our modern world slows down … Continue reading

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Our favorite oils

Melissa Pereira Gelin, our Educational Specialist, has a new video post about some of our favorite topical oils. She discusses the benefits and uses of Lymph Oil, Rose Geranium Oil, and the perennial favorite Yoni Oil.

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Immune products

I wanted to share a video that Melissa, one of our Educational Specialists did talking about our immune  and cold & flu products and how and when to use them. She covers some of the formulas in our children’s line, … Continue reading

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Herb Walk

A couple weeks ago we collaborated with the Farm at UCSC to host an herb walk discussing some of the herbs that are used in our formulas. Our Educational Specialist, Jasmine Wiest, along with David Shaw, founder of Santa Cruz … Continue reading

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Happy Spring!

As I’m sure most people know by now, my dad has sold his house and is making the move that both my brother and I have made to Ohio. I am very excited to have most of my family local … Continue reading

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Website contest

We have something exciting to talk about today, we are announcing a contest on our website and the winning prize is $100 in retail credit, to spend however you like. This is the opportunity you have been waiting for to … 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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Making our tinctures

Have you ever wondered how we make our tinctures? The process is fairly basic and adheres to Traditional Chinese Medical practices regarding cooking a Chinese herbal formula. The basics of brewing Chinese herbs are simple and techniques vary from place … Continue reading

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Holistic Pet Care

Many of us, who are conscientious regarding how we treat ourselves and our family, think less about how we are treating our treasured family pets. We think nothing of steroids for a skin condition, low quality food, anti-depressants or sedatives … Continue reading

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