Herb of the Month

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

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

Chickweed

Chickweed is one of the ingredients is in our Detox Formula. Although it is not a well-known herb, the humble chickweed plant has a multitude of amazing benefits and that is why out of the hundreds of different herbs, we have carefully selected this herb for our formula. High in vitamin and mineral content: including, rutin, B vitamins, iron, saponins, thiamine, niacin, and vitamin C. Excellent for blood vessels and your circulatory system: Chickweed aids in purifying the blood and carrying out toxins. It is known to dissolve plaque in blood vessels, as well as dissolve fatty tumors and substances, … Continue reading

 

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