Browsing Category : Holistic

The Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar


Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) is all the rage these days! It’s loaded with enough internal and external benefits to last a lifetime. Keep reading to learn all about this superfood serum and what it can do for you! Why Apple Cider Vinegar? The pure stuff, raw unpasteurized vinegar, contains ‘the mother’. This is the accumulation of naturally occurring interconnected protein…

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Ginger Health Benefits


Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is not only one of the tastiest herbs; but, it’s also one of the most beneficial. It’s been used as a spice for its peppery taste and medicinal properties for thousands of years! It was and continues to be brewed into teas and soups to naturally treat gastrointestinal ailments and nausea.1 What is Ginger? The ginger plant…

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Calendula Latte


There’s nothing better than a warm latte. Especially if it’s being enjoyed under a comfy blanket!😊 Even better picture—you’re curled up with a naturally-medicinal herbal latte that’s promoting goodness from within with every sip! Calendula is an anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial flower. It’s most commonly used topically to treat wounds like cuts, scrapes, burns, rashes, sores and chapped skin. But when…

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Calendula: the 411


What is Calendula? Calendula (calendula officinalis) is an edible annual flower and member of the marigold family (also commonly called the ‘pot marigold’). This specific flower variation has been known for its extraordinary healing properties for centuries both topical and internal! Where to Get It? Calendula is a rather easy flower to grow and harvest at home. This is due…

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What’s the Deal with Maca?


Maca powder is derived from the Maca plant and is thought to have many benefits unlike any other. What is Maca? Maca (Lepidium meyenii) is an herbaceous biennial plant of the cabbage (crucifer) family. This means that it is an herb that takes two years to complete its life cycle. It’s found in the Andes Mountain range in Peru, growing…

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Why Try Turmeric?


What is Turmeric? Turmeric is a perennial plant of the ginger family (Zingiberaceae). It is both rhizomatous and herbaceous, meaning that it is an herb which is found underground. The rhizomes, which are harvested annually, are found underground whereas the leaves grow up above the ground standing vertically. The plant’s growing style is similar to that of a carrot! Due…

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