Top Benefits of the Golden Spice: Turmeric

In India, turmeric played a significant part of Vedic culture and its bright orange hue was associated with the religious figure Lord Krishna. It was an important spice for flavoring food and dying clothing with its bright pigments. The earliest known use of turmeric in India in the 4th millennium BCE but it’s likely that humans used it well before that time.

Turmeric Root: The Ancient Health Support Herb

For the past several years, turmeric has been one of the trendiest natural health products. The truth is that turmeric is much more than just a passing fad and its use goes back more than 4,000 years, starting in Asia. This beautiful and powerfully nutritious plant not only has deep cultural significance, but modern science has revealed the reasons for its health benefits.

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The Top Benefits of White Mulberry Leaf (Morus Alba)

The Healthy Benefits of White Mulberry

Many Americans have memories of purple stained hands and feet on summer days from eating mulberries. Mulberry is well known in North America, but you can find different species of it all over the world.

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Herbs to Help Menopause from Traditional Eastern Herbalism

Soothing Comfort for Menopause

Menopause can come with a lot of discomfort. As the body loses estrogen, women can experience hot flashes, anxiety, irritability, night sweats and a host of other uncomfortable issues.  

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Beat the Heat with Bravo Iced Teas

Herbal Teas in the Summer Months

The benefits of drinking herbal teas daily are numerous. Yet, in these summer months, it can be difficult to want to enjoy a hot beverage. Luckily, the benefits of herbal teas are not only present when served hot! Any of our many health-supporting teas are still good for you when served iced.

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Benefits of Red Sage Root (Salvia Militorrhiza)

Red sage root has been a staple in many herbal traditions throughout history, but it got its start in China. In China, Red Sage Root is known as danshen and it’s one of the most widely used medicinal herbs. One of the earliest recorded uses of the herb can be found in a text called “Shennong Materia Medica”, one of the oldest pharmacopeia or medical texts in China. It shows that over 2,000 years ago, the herb was used for a number of ailments including gynecological diseases, heart health, and gastrointestinal diseases.

The Secrets of Red Sage: Salvia Militorrhiza

Red sage root has been used in Asia for over 2,000 years as a folk remedy. It’s native to China and Japan where it can be found growing on grassy hillsides and riverbanks.

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Herbal Teas for Stress

Natural Solutions for Stress

Throughout history, many have turned to the natural world for stress relief. Some herbs you may even be familiar with are used to combat stress. In these uncertain times, a natural solution may be the right way to tackle extra stress in your life.

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Healthy Immune Support with Honeysuckle Tea (Lonicera Japonica)

The Power of Honeysuckle Tea

Honeysuckle is more than just a beautiful flower. Many turn to the traditional honeysuckle herb for its healthy immune support properties and have done so for centuries.

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Top Teas & Herbs for Healthy Immunity

Healthy Immunity with TCM

A great way to naturally support healthy immunity is with herbal tea blends based on Traditional Chinese Herbalism. Teas are just as effective as capsule supplements, and are a fraction of the cost, making them much more accessible.

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Traditional Tips for Wintertime Health

Learn the traditional way to stay balanced and healthy during wintertime.

Winter in TCM

Yin energy is dominant during winter. Yin is represented as the black part of the yin-yang symbol. As you might have guessed, this energy is slower, darker, and colder than the bright yang energy of summer.

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Ginkgo Biloba Tea: History and Benefits

Gingko Biloba is one of Humanity's Most Beloved Plants. We've been using it as an herbal remedy, for landscaping, and for it's beauty since ancient times.

One of Humanity’s Most Beloved Plants

The Ginkgo is one of the most beloved and well-known trees in the natural world. You can easily find them across the US because they make a beautiful addition to landscaping. Anyone who sees ginkgo trees instantly recognizes their beauty, but not many know the amazing history behind the species.

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