Hawthorn is an excellent cardio-tonic helping both physical and emotional ailments of the heart. Hawthorn nourishes the heart by strengthening the pericardial muscle, improves circulation and blood flow, helps normalize blood pressure, strengthens and heals blood vessels and arteries, improves the contractions of the heart, regulates the heartbeat, and overall helps the heart access […]
Autumnal Medicine: Three Fall Roots to Harvest
As fall harvest time draws ever so near, we are reminded of all the medicine that becomes available at this time of year. Fall is the best time to harvest roots, as this is the time when plants focus their energy on storing nutrients below ground.
Here are […]
Spring is a time of bursting forth. It takes a surge of upwards-moving energy to produce those buds, and to burst them open into the leaves and flowers they are to become. This energy comes up from a plant’s roots, from deep in the earth.
Just as the plants are in this process, so are […]
Mani-pedis: what a guilty pleasure! I’ve had more than a few in my day, and I’ll admit that the pleasure of relaxing as my feet soak is tinged with anxiety about the fumes I’m inhaling. As I debate between my habitual polish choices, I worry whether I’m voluntarily exposing myself to hormone disruptors like phthalates. As I tip […]
Here’s a fantastic project that you all should support! Our very own Urban Bee Company is leading this brilliant idea to support pollinators and to thoughtfully use land that has previously been stuck in a holding pattern… (haha, pun intended, its on unused airport land!)