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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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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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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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Product Highlight: Reishi

The reishi mushroom is an herbal adaptogen, meaning it demonstrates a non-specific effect on the body’s ability to resist environmental stressors.  Adaptogens are a group of natural medicines that help our bodies adapt to a wide variety of stressors including … Continue reading

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Our garden in March

March is such a fun month in the garden because lots of plants realize a new growing season is ahead.  Here are a few highlights: All photos taken by David Klemp.

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Getting Healthy: Resolutions for the New Year

The New Year carries symbolic meaning of new beginnings and fresh starts for many of us.  While different cultures celebrate a new year at different times, in each one it is a time for celebration and customs to ensure good … Continue reading

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