Digestion With Herbalist Amanda Furbee

November 2016: Digestion   With the harvest of her abundant gardens and vibrancy of red, orange & yellow falling leaves, Fall has peaked her brilliant face all around us. This time of year is a time for winding down from the summer, and reminding ourselves to slow down, to take a few …

Tea Blend of The Month: Smooth Operator

Smooth Operator-“Listen to your Gut” Ever heard the phrase, “Listen to your Gut”? The Gut is known as the 1st brain in our body. It tells us so much about how we are functioning, our mental state of mind, energy levels and much more. Pour yourself a cup of Smooth …

Astrology Forecast November 2016: Persist

November 2016: Persist   With this bizarre presidential election coming to an end, the Standing Rock momentum building, and coming fresh into a Scorpio New Moon, everything may seem a bit tense.   Scorpio time can be one of great depth so don’t be surprised if you are contemplating important …

Astrology Forecast October 2016: Collaboration

October 2016: Collaboration October is a good time to take inventory of your space and finalize all of the half-finished, energy sucking projects lying around. Give them away, rid them away, or simply finish them! This is true of the people around you as well. Feel free to let go …

Mind’s Meanderings: Poetry by Kelsey Bostwick

as the angio(aperture) dilates to let in light, dreamily drifting away from the night, the aboriginal adaptogen awakens the alchemy, of illuminated, altruistic visceral vitality. her alluring, elusive energy boldly stands, in mountain thickets of eastern lands, withstanding the feverishly falling sands, of a bewildering, tangled, timed infinity. she whispers …

Chef Nige: Curry Ginger Almonds

Curry Ginger Almonds What better way to celebrate our month of Metabolism and Energy than sharing one of my favorite energy-boosting snacks? While the process of metabolism involves much more than just eating, what we eat, plays a key role in how we convert our food into energy. A balanced …

How To: Manage Energy Levels

Feeling fatigue from too much summer traveling? Worried the holidays are going to wear you out? Try a Maca and Ashwagandha Milkshake! Both herbs energize and rejuvenate the body, increase focus and alertness in the mind, and help to balance hormones, especially those linked with stress! Their nutty flavors combine …

Tea Blend of the Month: Star Power!

Become the star you are! This tea blend is formulated to help you release that which binds you- be that stubborn fat cells, water retention, fatigue/mental fog or even your own limiting thought processes!  Drink to your health, to release, to falling leaves, to new beginnings, to all good things. …

Calling Coyote: Q&A’s to ReWild the Heart

Coyote! Coyote! Coyote! This time every year I start to get sluggish.  The leaves on the trees start to change colors as they pull their energy inside themselves and all I want to do is follow suit and land in my bed again.  I am a single mom, working two …

Energy and Metabolism with Head Herbalist Amanda Furbee

For most of us, the struggle with energy and metabolism is a constant battle, and it’s REAL! It is often misunderstood, and for good reason–each person has a different speed at which their body metabolizes. This can be a real frustration for many!   Our bodies need energy ALL the …

Mind’s Meanderings: Poetry by Kelsey Bostwick

.:summer solstice surrender:. the perpetual pendulum pauses … on the prism[ic] trestle bending above a monochromatic ocean of white light … within the fleeting ethereal moment of the in[ex]hale … in the sea of suspended haematids awaiting the next lub[dub]. this earthly existence remains an expression of everything within nothing, …

Crafting Wellness: Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy We all know that magical feeling when a smell transports us to another place. Sometimes it happens unexpectedly when the breeze covers you in a scent it carried from afar or when you get a waft from someones kitchen, but its a special feeling to reconnect with a plant …

Calling Coyote: Q&A’s to ReWild the Heart

Coyote!  Coyote!  Coyote! I work at a desk in a cubicle at a 9-5 job, five days a week.  Have you ever seen those documentaries about animal life, specifically the ones revolving around termites or ants?  Every day I feel more like a worker insect, buzzing or shuffling along. Just …

Chef Nige: Cheezy Herbed Kale Chips

Cheezy Herbed Kale Chips So this month’s newsletter is all about Stress. I don’t know about you, but when the pressure is on, I am in super snack mode. This recipe is going to be nice and easy. Not too many thrills. Not too many steps. Not trying to re-invent …

Astrology Forecast: Adapt to the Flame of Change

Astrology Forecast: Adapt to the Flame of Change The month of September will be one of some modification and great change. You may find yourself adapting to a new lifestyle or health routine. There could be a shift in your work or home life. All of this change will prove …

How to: Fall Asleep with a Dream Pillow

Fall Asleep with a Dream Pillow Are you tossing and turning before you finally fall asleep? Making a Dream Pillow filled with aromatic herbs such as Lavender, Chamomile, Lemon Balm, Rose Petals, Damiana, Catnip, Hops and Linden can help you fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer. Why? Because our …

Tea Blend of the Month: Vicky’s Comfort Me Tea

“Lift your spirits to a brighter day” Eleuthero Agrimony Borage Ashwaganda Hawthorne Berry Holy Basil, Tulsi Linden Chamomile Sunflower Petals Lemon Verbena Spearmint This blend of gentle and balancing herbs will comfort you in times of hardship and struggle. With adaptogenic, as well as, nourishing and soothing plants, this tea …

Managing Stress with Head Herbalist Amanda Furbee

Hold your breath! Breathe! Hold your breath! Breathe! Ever had that feeling that you forgot to breathe for minutes on end? Oh man, I have! I often have to remind myself to just inhale, exhale and repeat. Why is it that this simple, and involuntary body function that keeps us …

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How To: Lessen Colic in Babies

Chamomile! This gentle herb is a wonderful remedy for teething in babies as well as lowering fevers, easing indigestion, restlessness, and (applied topically in a salve) healing diaper rash. Having one of those days when your baby just won’t stop crying and your nerves are worn thin? Chamomile tea will …

A Word with Dr. Ose Okojie, ND

The human body is extremely resilient and this is especially true with children. Their bodies are getting used to a new environment, they are leaving the comfort and care of their Mother’s tummy and managing the stresses of the outside world.  Their immune systems are very sensitive and ready to …

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