Blog — herbal medicine
The Most Powerful Immune Boosting Plants You Can Grow!
With cold and flu season always seemingly around the corner, and now with Covid-19 looming over us, we need to find different ways to boost our immune system. What better way than to grow our OWN garden of immune boosting herbs? We’re decreasing our carbon footprint, increasing the plant-based movement, and benefiting the earth! It’s also a great project that gets you touching the land and can be a family project as well! To plant and grow your own immune-boosting herbs, decide whether you want to do it outside in a garden or in pots that you can put outside...
Mocktails with An Immune-Boosting Punch
Just like so many of you, I enjoy a really good glass of wine or a cocktail! For me, having a drink signals fun, reward and relaxation. And these days, we may also find ourselves reaching for our go-to alcoholic beverage to help reduce stress and anxiety, and to help us relax. What we might not know, though, is that even small amounts of alcohol—1 drink in an hour—has an impact on the body’s functions and can reduce the function of our immune system. The body and our livers go into overdrive to process the alcohol, which negatively impacts its...
3 DYI Superfood Masks to Bring Your Glow Back!!!
Skin looking a little tired? Winter skin not coping too well with cold temperatures and drying heat? Just wanting to get your glow back? There are so many plant-based remedies and superfoods that can do double duty as both foods that we eat AND put on our skin! Below are 3 easy DIY face masks that will leave your skin glowing, hydrated and bring your glow back! Easy Goji Berry Mask Goji Berries are a superfood that isn’t just for eating! These little red powerhouses can benefit you when applied externally to your skin. Goji Berries contain powerful antioxidants and vitamins...
Simone Wan Moran
Recover Fast and Get Back in the Game!
Recovery, as I’m sure you’ve heard, is important for our body’s healing process. What can we do to recover fast? Let's talk about why we are sore in the first place. When we work out, we break down muscle, which has to be rebuilt. And with muscle breakdown, we can have some soreness and discomfort. The soreness and mild discomfort is brought on by inflammation—the body’s natural response is to send in the troops—blood and other support—to heal tissue and make it stronger. So, some amount of soreness is natural and normal. However, we all can overdo our workouts, which can...
Simone Wan Moran