We all can use a boost to our healing force during these challenging times. Hydrotherapy (or “water cure”) refers to the therapeutic use of water to stimulate the body’s healing force. Many beneficial changes take place in the body in response to warm or cold water hydrotherapy. These changes depend upon the purpose of treatment,…

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Holy basil, with its astringent taste and powerful aroma, is very different from the types of culinary basil used in Italian or Thai cuisine. Also known as Tulsi, and a native plant of the Southeast Asian tropics, holy basil is used in Ayurvedic medical therapies to treat a range of ailments including respiratory conditions, inflammation,…

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In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), two opposing energetic forces within the body–yin and yang–must be in balance in order to maintain good health. When either energy is out of balance, different symptoms of illness manifest based on individual health risks and other factors. Rehmannia, also known as Chinese foxglove, is a traditional medicine that supports…

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Ramp up the start of your day with this berry-licious and quick breakfast of overnight oats. Packed with antioxidants and vitamin C, as well as healthy fiber, this breakfast will kick up your energy and keep you satisfied for hours. Serves two, or keep it in the fridge and enjoy over two days.  Ingredients for…

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All berries are delicious and good for you, but black currant (Ribes nigrum) stands out as particularly good because of its adaptogenic properties; its nutrients actually adapt to the needs of your body, supporting your immune system and adrenal gland health, protecting against inflammation and oxidative stress on the cells.  Black currants are high in vitamin…

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Without a doubt, we are experiencing more burnout and fatigue today than ever before. In some ways, it’s an epidemic in and of itself. Many of us are facing some level of challenges due to social isolation, financial strain, health challenges and increasing mental health struggles. Very likely you, or someone you know, has said…

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