Herb Spotlight: Turmeric as a Cure-All

This is one of those magical roots that can literally do anything. I like to drink it before bed in a cup of golden milk tea to induce a heavy slumber. It also does great things for almost every other aspect of the body. It is often used in asian foods and is one of the […]

What’s In My Cup? Post Camping Cleanse Edition

This has been a really busy summer. I moved here to be close to nature so that I could camp on a whim and enjoy the glorious spirit of trees. Well everyone, we went camping, FINALLY, out at Priest Draw. Yeah, it is Fall not Summer but shoot it is better late than never. Well […]

What’s In My Cup? Blissed Out Post Yoga Edition

I took the most delicious yoga class yesterday, seriously I have not felt that mushy and strong at the same time in my whole life. The class was feminine based and focused on moon salutations as opposed to sun salutations. I’d like you to know that I slept better last night than I have in […]

What’s In My Cup? Relaxation Station Edition

Wow. Since the last Full Moon I’ve felt my entire being shifted and catapulted in different directions just dragging my mind and emotions along with it. I haven’t felt stable in months and it’s wearing on me, my love, my job and my blogging. For some reason it is in these times that I forget […]

New Moon in Cancer: Lunar Intentions

We made it! Woo, I wasn’t sure I would this time. I hope that your waning moon period was less than treacherous, it is a scary thing as the moon begins to shrink and our power seemingly along with it. It is these moments when we feel ourselves releasing the power of the full moon […]

Herb Spotlight: Hibiscus

Hibiscus creates the most perfect tart flavoring for iced teas and even sorbets, and it also does some other wonderful things aside from tickle the senses. The flower, root and seed can all be used in decoctions, tinctures and even cleansers for your skin. The Hibiscus flower comes in thousands of species that thrive in […]

What’s In My Cup?

Tea!! Playing with herbs in nightly tea is a wonderful tradition because you can pay attention to your medicinal needs that day. I am having a couple of naggy issues at the moment with my health. I quit smoking cigarettes about 5 weeks ago and my throat has been really suffering, I believe it’s a healing […]

What’s In My Cup?

I made some slow brewed iced tea for this post. I am a huge fan of hibiscus if you haven’t noticed yet, you will. This time I threw together some flavors of herbal relief that I have been searching for as I want to keep my spark but also decompress more often. I wanted a pitcher of tea […]

When Life Gives You Lemons, Pour Hot Water Over Them!

WARNING: This post will talk about pooping, something about which I am not shy. A frequent question I pose to my doctors is: How can I be more regular? It is important to go when necessary, if there are blockages or digestive issues within your system it can really muss up your day. Being backed […]