March 3, 2020
Yellow Dock leaves and flowers

What’s up, Dock? Benefits of Burdock and Yellow Dock

Given the similarities in their names, you might guess that Burdock and and Yellow Dock are somehow related. In fact, they are not closely related at […]
February 19, 2020
bitter flavors for health

More bitter more better: Bitter flavors for better health

Sages and scientists agree: the world as we know it can be divided into seven different flavors. They are, in alphabetical order, astringent, bitter, pungent, salty, sour, […]
December 31, 2019
Hangover cures

Hangover cures for the New Year

Every year, around this time, they come asking the same question: What’s the best way to kick this hangover? Of course, the best answer is not […]
November 30, 2019
Energy and Relaxation

Winter Restoration Tips: Energy and Relaxation

Winter season is a time when our bodies and minds need rejuvenation and lots of rest to re-boot our inner souls. It’s a time to slow […]
October 29, 2019
Alpaca fertilize the Maca in South America

Peruvian Ginger: Maca till you make it

The small South American plant known as Maca, or Peruvian Ginger, has been gaining a lot of attention recently. And not because of its spectacular foliage. […]
September 30, 2019
Mediterranean Herbs

Mediterranean Herbs and their somewhat magical powers

“Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme,” goes the Simon and Garfunkel song, Scarborough Fair.  For some of us, this was our first introduction to culinary herbs. These […]