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From the Ground Up: Modern Herbalism Is a Grassroots Movement

As long as herbs have grown, their cultivation, gathering, preparation and sharing have synergized a kind of grassroots movement, spurred by neighbor helping neighbor and “hyped” by word of mouth. Herbalism goes back thousands of years, to early healers ...

How to Choose An Herbalist

Herbalists feel deep connection to plants and the earth; they like to speak of their relationship with plants and the respect for what they contribute to the earth. “Once you spend enough time with plants, you get to know them and see what they have to offer ...

Rooted in Smart Nutrition: Plant-Based Diet Popularity Makes Sense

The increased popularity of plant-based diets can be attributed to the myriad of health benefits ranging from improved longevity to chronic disease prevention. If you are considering adopting such a diet, it is important to learn about what plant-based ...

Make Room for Veggies

Vegan cafes, meatless meals and healthy organic foods are trendy these days. Awareness is growing around issues like organic farming, side effects of modern medicine, climate change, healthy living, animal welfare, moral issues of eating meat, industrial agriculture and ...

Learning the Facts About CBD Plant-Based Supplements

CBD is a three-letter abbreviation that is taking the health and wellness world by storm. If we haven’t heard of it yet from friends or family members, the media or maybe even our healthcare providers have talked about it. The abbreviation is short for cannabidiol, just ...

Spices of Life: Pinches and Dashes Boost Health

Spices offer so much more than flavor, providing both food and medicine. Spring is the perfect time to sort through the spice drawer’s contents, toss the old, faded jars and pick new herbs that may better serve our evolving needs and health goals. A healthy ...