Simmer elderberries in water and you get a rich, dark, syrupy infusion that’s bursting with flavor and perfect for summer drinks. Because elderberries are antiviral, many folks reach for them in the Fall or during cold season, but I say, why wait? You can start bolstering your immune system now and be ready for Fall…Details
When I was growing up in Maine, it was a short walk down to the cove where the granite boulders that we called a “beach” were covered in Bladderwrack. As a kid, I would grab huge handfuls of the seaweed, looking for the mussels tangled in it. If you wrap the mussels in the seaweed…Details
FREE Webinar: Organics 101: 5 Things Everyone Should Know About Organic Foods – Colleen O’Neil Mulvihill
Concerning the topic of organic foods, many people are confused by what “organic” really means. People frequently wonder if it’s worth the money, if it’s really healthier to buy organic, and what labels such as “all natural” and “100% real” truly mean. In this webinar, Colleen O’Neil Mulvihill will help answer these questions. She will…Details
You hear a lot about Nettle this time of year, don’t you? As an herbalist, my relationship with Urtica dioica, the Stinging Nettle, always deepens at this time of year. I depend on Nettle for allergy relief, its energizing mineral content, and its gentle spring cleansing properties. This year, I began to feel allergy symptoms…Details
Stress can be linked to the cause of a variety of dis-ease in the body. In fact, stress has long been touted as the “silent killer”. Yet there are ways you can help mitigate the stress in your life effectively, easily, and with intention so your stress relief remedies pack a double punch to benefit…Details
Spend your lunch break learning how to reduce your risk of chronic disease, relieve joint and muscle pain, and rescue your health so you have more energy and time to live playfully! This lunch-time learning treat will cover the following topics: Understand what the word “inflammation” really means Learn exactly what foods contribute to inflammation…Details
Eating right, but not getting the right results? Learn how to create your unique blueprint for health. This class empowers you with nutrition education and lifestyle strategies for: Cardiovascular Health Pain Management Endless Energy Healthy Skin, Nails and Hair Brain healthDetails
The Wood Element in Spring: Herbs for the Liver and Gallbladder In the Traditional Chinese system of medicine (TCM) there are 5 elements, each of which is associated with a season. The element associated with spring is wood element: the upward rising energy of new growth, new beginnings, and renewal. The wood element governs growing…Details
We’ve had a few mild sunny days here in the Mid-Atlantic, and it’s easy to get over-excited about Spring gardening. But the final frost date in our area is May 15th, so it’s not quite time yet to go full tilt into digging and planting. Still, if you’re eager to get out there and get…Details
Intermittent fasting can help you with your weight loss goals, balance your blood sugar, increase your energy, and so many more health benefits! Join Toni St. Clair and learn: Do’s and Don’ts For Intermittent Fasting Intermittent Fasting and Workouts Foods and Herbs You Should Eat While Intermittent Fasting Dealing With Your Fasted Hours Intermittent Fasting…Details
By Tom Wolfe, RH “It is also well worth notice that, although grief involves great departures from the normal attitude to life, it never occurs to us to regard it as a morbid condition and hand the mourner over to medical treatment. We rest assured that after a lapse of time it will be overcome,…Details
Easily Grown Medicine Plants and Food Crops in the DC areaBy Tom Wolfe, RH I am often asked the questions, “What are the easiest plants to grow in this area?” and, “As an herbalist, what are the first herbs you would recommend to start with in order to learn how effectively herbs can heal?” In…Details
I am often asked the question, “What are the best plants and botanical products for herbal skin care?” Summertime puts us out in the sun, which is a big change for the skin. In this article I will share the plants and botanical products I would choose in order to learn from listening to your…Details
Join Toni St. Clair and discover how the thyroid functions optimally, what causes it to dysfunction, and food, herbs, supplements, and lifestyle suggestions to protect and heal this important gland. Students will receive thyroid nourishing recipes and a thyroid assessment.
Typically blood test results are used to highlight and identify chronic conditions in the body. Wouldn’t it be nice to use blood test to know what’s going on in our bodies BEFORE it reaches the chronic stage? Learn about five most useful labs for measuring health and the biomarker ranges for optimal health.
Aromatherapy and essential oils are hot topics today. Everyone from celebrities to your next door neighbor has probably tried aromatherapy or are using it daily, but what’s the deal? Why is aromatherapy so great and why should you even care? If you’ve ever wondered, let clinical aromatherapist Olivia MacMillan guide you through several ways aromatherapy…Details
Does this sound like you? Have you ever experienced salty or sugary cravings? Have you ever felt rundown or overwhelmed? More importantly, do you rely on caffeine drinks or energy boosters to make up for your lack of energy? Learn the root cause of your fatigue and natural ways to restore your energy. Each student…Details
Crystals and gemstones aren’t just for jewelry. In this free webinar, Olivia MacMillan will guide you through three of the most potent reasons to use crystal elixirs and instructions on making your own beginner elixir in 60 seconds.