Herbal Immune Boosting Tea

I put this recipe together in response to a client with a compromised immune system. When I tested it, I created a huge batch that I shared with friends and the feedback I got was that it was actually quite good. One friend who usually takes stevia with her tea, said she was enjoying the tea without any sweetener at […]

8 Ways To Prevent Seasonal Affective Disorde

What is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)?   SAD is a form of mild depression that is generally thought to be due to the decrease in light as the season changes and the days get shorter. It is also known as the “winter blues.” It is characterized by moodiness, irritability, sadness, discontent, and excess sleepiness. Less commonly, there can be more […]

Foods Connection to Sleep

For most of us, one of the most frustrating things that can happen in the midst of a busy schedule is insomnia, the inability to fall or stay asleep. Despite widely held beliefs, insomnia in the long or short term has no permanent psychological effects. This does not mean however, that it can’t have a direct effect on your health. […]

Fresh Basil For Menstrual Cramps

Who would have thought that eating a handful of basil would relieve menstrual cramps? I first heard about basil for menstrual cramps when I was taking my herbalist training program and the teacher told us that eating 10 to 12 leaves would relieve menstrual cramps. This is just the nutritional nugget I get excited about. The only problem was that […]