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Echinacea

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 11:53:26 AM America/Denver

Today Echinacea is one of the most popular herbs used in America.  Echinacea is often used to help relieve cold and flu symptoms as well as shorten the duration of the cold.  It is also often used to help boost the immune system during the onset of cold season.  

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Licorice Root

Monday, September 1, 2014 1:10:19 PM America/Denver

One of the most commonly used herbs in traditional Chinese medicine.  Used to help harmonize the effects of other herbs and prolong their effect.  In the United States ninety percent of the licorice that in imported is used to flavor and sweeten tobacco.

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Schizandra Materia Medica

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:47:51 PM America/Denver

Widely used by the ancient Chinese royalty as a beautifier, youth preserver, and reproductive tonic, this herb is still very popular in the Asian culture today.

It is often used to help improve mental function, to strengthen sex organs, and as a skin beautifier.  Siberian hunters consume the berries to help their bodies function in the harsh climate conditions of Siberia.

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How to Balance Your Health

Monday, July 28, 2014 11:43:12 AM America/Denver

With the back to school season fast approaching, we often find ourselves running around a little bit more, preparing for classes, stocking up on supplies, getting schedules organized, and signing up for programs.

Between all of the chaos it’s easy to run yourself a little bit more ragged, but do this for too long and all of a sudden you’ll find yourself crashing.

In order to help prevent this from happening, it important to take care of yourself and ensure your body has all the support it can get.

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Valerian

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 11:06:45 AM America/Denver

Oh that summer sun...it makes it so much easier to stay up late with friends, or simply enjoying those long, cool summer evenings, but without enough sleep your body, mind, and health can start to suffer...and fast.


If you have trouble sleeping (at anytime during the year) then this herb may be one to try...

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Linden

Thursday, May 1, 2014 10:58:54 AM America/Denver

This delicious smelling tree is a favorite for city planners, particularly along the front range, and can often be found lining sidewalks and driveways.

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Indian Sarsaparilla

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 5:39:33 PM America/Denver

Ever wondered what Sarsaparilla is? Did you know that there are at least two different kinds?

Indian Sarsaparilla is an herb of many faces— often called “False Sarsaparilla” for its frequent confusion with the American variety.

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Sweet Marjoram Essential Oil

Monday, March 10, 2014 2:24:51 PM America/Denver

One of our favorite essential oils, this busy and tender Mediterranean plant has been called everything from "the funeral herb" to "the joy of the mountains"

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Arnica

Monday, March 3, 2014 10:35:57 AM America/Denver

This bright yellow flower native to the alpine climate of the Rocky Mountains is a perfect symbol of warmer weather on its way. Also known as leopard’s bane and mountain tobacco, this plant is in the same family as the sunflower and has been used since the 1500’s for its healing roots and medicinal flowers.

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Palmarosa Essential Oil

Monday, February 24, 2014 1:46:40 PM America/Denver

Beginning this week we have a new section of the newsletter which will be highlighting essential oils.  We love essential oils as they are a super-concentrated and potent aspect to plant medicine; we also get a lot of questions about them in the store and use them in many of our products, so in our quest to continue to be Your Partner in Health, and we want to share our essential oil knowledge with you.

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