Native to Eurasia, but is now widespread throughout the world (5). Known for being a weed, today it is often sprayed with pesticides to repress its growth; many people are unaware of its medicinal benefits.
With the popularity of essential oils on the rise, we've been getting a lot more questions about them, so as a part of our on-going effort to be Your Partner in Health, we decided to address some of the most common questions and concerns when it comes to essential oils.
The first thing that may come to mind when you hear the word chia is “chia pet”, the 1970’s terracotta clay animal with sprouting green fur growing out the top. Today, from the same plant, chia seeds are consumed for their nutritional value. They are the tiny little black seeds that seem to be in anything claimed as “healthy”; with their many known benefits, chia seeds are well worth adding into your diet.
Saturday, February 14, 2015 2:27:19 PM America/Denver
You probably already know that you don't want chemicals in your body. From causing hormone disruptions, to ADD, to cancer, chemicals wreak havoc on your health. So in your quest to avoid chemicals in your life, did you stop to think about what's going on your body?
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 6:20:35 PM America/Denver
Healing with plants is part of our ancient heritage. All over the world there have been healing systems based on the wisdom of medicinal plants. Before it was forcefully repressed, native indigenous cultures maintained a deep- rooted relationship with healing plants for centuries. In many ways it seems as though we are being called now to recognize the importance of this primal knowledge, our relationship to the Earth, and to learn how the plants around us can aid us in healing once again.