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Lion’s Mane

What is Lion’s Mane? Lion’s Mane is a funny looking mushroom that has been known for its medicinal properties and has been used in Chinese Medicine for centuries…predominantly by Buddhist Monks. It has gained more popularity in recent years as people are becoming more aware of the healing power of medicinal mushrooms. Lion’s Mane is a tool that can be used in your arsenal to become the best version of yourself which is known as Biohacking. Lions Mane is known for its benefits for supporting and preventing cognitive decline (known as neuroprotection). It is also known to aid in mental … Continue reading

Passion Flower

Passion Flower is not only an exotically beautiful flower but it is also well known as a mild but effective herb that aids in the relief of anxiety, restlessness, and overthinking. Passion Flower is included in our Stress/Sleep Formula. History of Passion Flower:  Spanish missionaries learned about the medicinal benefits of this herb from the natives and named it Passion Flower in relation to the last stage of Christ’s life which is known as “The Passion”. The flower’s five petals and the sepals represented the 10 faithful apostles. The circle of hair-like rays above the petals resembled the crown of … Continue reading

Maitake Mushroom

Maitake Mushroom and Benefits for Allergy Sufferers One of the main ingredients in our Allergy Formula. You might be wondering how a mushroom could be an excellent treatment for allergies. What you will learn in this article might surprise you and I promise you will find it very interesting! It is important to understand the underlying factors that are involved to truly understand how  Maitake Mushroom helps to inhibit allergic reactions. Medicinal mushrooms are highly absorbable into the system The medicinal elements of the mushroom are easily recognizable to the human body. Human use of medicinal mushrooms has a long … Continue reading

Weight Loss and Liver Detoxifying

HOW IS DETOXIFYING CONNECTED TO WEIGHT LOSS? I get a lot of my customers that ask me if I have a good formula for weight loss. The short answer is no. I don’t have a magic pill that’s going to help you lose 20 pounds in a month if that’s what they are referring to. However, the long answer is YES! What do I mean by that? Please read below so I can break it down for you… Are you currently trying to lose weight or have you tried in the past and maybe lost some, but hit a plateau … Continue reading

Is it a Cold or is it Allergies?

I’ve talked to many people over the years about this specific issue. Many times people will tell me they never had allergies in their entire life and then all of a sudden they are experiencing allergy or cold type symptoms but have attributed it having general “Winter Crud”. Many of the symptoms of a cold and allergies are the same so how do you know? Let’s break it down: What is the difference between a Cold and Allergies? Colds: A Virus that gets into your body and your immune system attacks it. 1. Common symptoms include cough, sore throat, and … Continue reading

Top 5 Reasons Extracts are Superior to Capsules

Often times when I’m running my booth at the farmers markets, I have people come up and ask if my products are essential oils. It is a legitimate question. The bottles at first glance look very similar. Before I even have the chance to talk about our formulas, I take the time to educate about what tinctures actually are and why they are far superior to a dried, capsule, or pill form. Bottom line: You get the MOST BENEFIT IN THE LEAST AMOUNT OF TIME! Let’s break this down: Tinctures absorb directly into the bloodstream and therefore, digestion is not … Continue reading

Avena Sativa aka Wild Oats

Avena Sativa is the Latin name for Wild Oats, which is in our Sleep/Stress Formula. We use the wild oats in their “Milk Stage”, which only lasts about one week and happens after the plant flowers and before it hardens and becomes the grain that is the actual oatmeal that we eat! Like most herbs, there are a multitude of benefits from this plant while it is in its milk stage. Wild Oats are high in silica, magnesium, phosphorus, chromium, iron, calcium, alkaloids, protein, the vitamin B complex, and vitamins A and C. The liquid extract of our formulas insures … Continue reading

Black Walnut

For medicinal purposes, black walnut hulls are best known as a parasite treatment, but they have many other potential health benefits. Special compounds, including juglone, tannins, and natural iodine in these powerful nuts, and particularly green black walnut hulls, make them not only an effective anti-parasitic, but also a potent anti-bacterial, anti-viral, fungicide and intestinal cleanser. Black walnut is used to treat ringworm, yeast and candida infections and is an excellent support agent for harmful organism cleansing. Let’s break down each of these components… Juglone Juglone is toxic to many plant species which is why you will not find many plants growing within several yards of a black … Continue reading

Turmeric and Absorption: What’s all the confusion?

When I explain that our Inflammation Formula is pure Turmeric extract, a question people frequently ask is if black pepper is included in the formula to aid in the absorption of the Turmeric. We do not include black pepper extract in our formula and please allow me to thoroughly explain why. An Ancient Remedy By now, most people are familiar with the amazing benefits of adding Turmeric to their diet. Many people that I talk with are now adding the powder to their smoothies, taking Turmeric pills, or taking the most well-known “active ingredient” in Turmeric, Curcumin. Although the over … Continue reading

Nettle Leaf

A Multitude of Benefits One of the main ingredients in our Allergy Formula is Stinging Nettle Leaf. If you have been taking the Allergy Formula and have felt relief of your allergy symptoms, this benefit in and of itself is enough to make you want to jump for joy. However, Stinging Nettles does so much more. Start paying attention to how you look and feel. Have you experienced more energy, better skin, and hair, less arthritic conditions? The numerous of benefits Stinging Nettles are almost overwhelming. Stinging Nettles and Allergies Part of the reason it works so well at controlling … Continue reading

 

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