Stout, sunny, and strong, Rhodiola rosea or Roseroot is a steadfast friend through cold, dark times. We humans have been
It’s come to my attention recently that many folks don’t know what Kombucha is. I was shocked, but upon reflecting over the past decade since I first began drinking it I realized that it wasn’t until I moved out to Eugene, Hippy-Capital of the World, that I discovered this amazing fermentation.
Adaptogens are a class of herbs that help us adapt to stress. Not all Herbalists agree on what makes an adaptogen. Some of us consider herbs that help any system of the body establish and maintain balance to be adaptogen in nature.
Rhodiola rosea has been in use for centuries, yet it’s a relative new-comer to modern herbal practice in the Western world. Although it’s new to many of us, Rhodiola’s entrance into modern practice could not be more well-timed.
Cacao is one of the most Divine treats I give myself regularly. It’s full of antioxidants, making it one of the healthier indulgences we can choose, and the stimulation it offers is mild as compared to coffee or even cola. Make Cocoa a part of your daily Health Routine this easily!
Rosemary is one of the famous culinary herbs (as in Scarborough Fair and Shakespearean famous) that rarely gets the main
Herbal Nerd Society Exclusive Article. “A leaf of Sage a day will keep the Alzheimer’s away” could be the modern motto for our beloved common Sage, or Salvia officinalis. Common Sage and Red Sage, aka Dan Shen or S. miltiorrhiza, both improve thought patterns and have long been associated with the kind of calm, Sage wisdom we’ve sought in our Elders.
Herbal Nerd Society Exclusive Article Modern herbalists herald Blue Vervain, aka Verbena hastata or American Vervain, for its ability to
Reishi mushroom refers to a grouping of Ganoderma species. Ling Zhi, the one most commonly used in TCM practice and