Herbal Nerd Society Exclusive Article Licorice Root, the catch-all name for several of the Glycyrrhiza species, has been used by traditional healers for centuries. Traditional Chinese Herbalists, Ayurvedic practitioners, and Traditional Western Herbalists today all agree that the overall properties for this family are mildly cooling and moistening with the danger of driving the body into a too-moist state if not used appropriately.Read More
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Herbal Nerd Society Exclusive ArticleFor centuries, we humans have had a love-it or hate-it relationship with Licorice. Have you met anyone who doesn’t have a strong opinion on the taste of black licorice candy or, for that matter, Jaegermeister?
If you’ve sided with the supporters of this sweet, slightly spicy and oh-so distinctly flavored root, you’re not alone…Read More
Formulas can vary in ratios depending on the herbalist and the intent of the blend. TCM practitioners use licorice in many of their blends as it mixes well with and accentuates the actions of other herbs.Read More
There’s nothing worse than a lingering cough after a cold, flu, or virus…except maybe the cough and sore throat that comes with active symptoms. I know I’m not alone in that, or in my appreciation for the power of herbal medicines to help the cough do its job and then settle down quickly while easing all the other symptoms upsetting my lower respiratory tract. It’s amazing how much better herbs can speed the body’s progress toward health and how well they ease the journey, too!Read More
My self-love journey has been peppered with different experiences, both superficial and intensely spiritual. There are so many ways to go about this journey it can be kind of confusing. But I have figured out what works for me, so I’m excited to share these three main herbal and energetic self-love practices with you!Read More
Modern Herbalists have been rediscovering Chamomile, this sunny member of the daisy family, and falling in love all over again. Chamomile helps settle the nerves, easing anxiety and depression as well as soothing the digestive system.Read More
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