Tag Archives: colds and flu

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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Get Ready for the Winter

Autumn is a breathtaking time of year to enjoy the natural world. As the season changes from warm to cool to cold, and the business of our modern world keeps charging forward at an ever-steady pace, we must remember to … 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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Special Kit for Back to School

We start school early in my part of the country, and my daughter is already in to her second week of school. It’s been a rough transition this year, with a longer school day and more expectations in second grade. … Continue reading

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Herbs to grow for our health, part one

We all know that fresh herbs are where it’s at when cooking, but aside from being superior flavor-wise, our common cooking herbs have a surprising number of health benefits when regularly included in our diets. All of the following are … Continue reading

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Preparing for cold & flu season

We have posted a version of this information before, but with autumn here and the exceptionally nasty enterovirus 68 making the news, it is well worth repeating our cold and flu guidelines. First, it is important to understand the progression … 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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Back to school

In my part of the world, most kids are already back to school and in fact we are busy getting ready to send our daughter to preschool for the very first time. Taking care of purchasing the supply list and … 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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