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Spotlight on Elderberry

With the cold and flu season now upon us, we want to share our knowledge of one of Mother Nature’s most powerful immune boosting herbs. The elderberry is a dark purple berry from the European elder tree. It’s scientific name is sambucus. If you’re lucky enough to live near a tree make sure you cook… READ MORE

Beginner’s Guide To Detox

Whether you are actively trying to heal a chronic dis-ease, or you want to boost your vitality and longevity, detoxification is the golden key. There is a lot of talk about “detox” these days. It has become a sort of buzzword for companies trying to hawk their products or fancy cleanses. Many people have attempted… READ MORE

How I Stay Raw In Winter

If you’re reading this, you probably already know about the benefits of raw food. Feasting on fresh fruits and veggies, in their natural state, is the best way to cleanse the body and increase your energy. Raw foods have long been used to detoxify and regenerate the cells and tissues of the body, and amplify… READ MORE

The Four Elimination Pathways

Our bodies are incredibly sophisticated machines. We are able to take in a huge variety of foods, liquids, and other substances, break them down, metabolize them, take what we need from them, and get rid of whatever is leftover. When our bodies are working smoothly, we are able to eliminate all the extras from what… READ MORE

Enemas 101

In the world of detox, poo talk is commonplace. Our colons are one of the top spots for stagnation in the body, and thus, is a huge focus for many people looking to heal and cleanse. There are many ways to detoxify the bowels, including herbal formulas like the GI Broom, but when it comes… READ MORE

Socializing While Detoxing – Tips For Success

Healing and cleansing the body takes a lot of work. It requires time, dedication, and sacrifice. Most of us didn’t grow up eating fresh, raw, organic fruits and veggies, or taking herbal supplements, which are key in detoxification. So, this way of life can present some serious learning curves! One of the biggest hurdles for… READ MORE

Tips For A Natural Menstrual Cycle

Bloating. Cramps. Irritability. Food cravings. Fatigue. Breast tenderness. These are just a few of the symptoms that millions of women face each month, around the time of their periods. But just because something is common, it doesn’t mean it’s normal! You shouldn’t have to deal with severe pain or disruption of your life because of… READ MORE

The Emotional Side of Detox

Detoxing isn’t for the faint of heart. But it’s not always because of the common physical side effects like fatigue, headaches, or skin breakouts. While these things do happen to a lot of us, and can be quite uncomfortable, there is so much more to detox than the physiological changes it brings. Most people report… READ MORE

How to Detox Sulphur

Coming from New Zealand, I am well aware of how bad sulphur smells. The City of Rotorua is sometimes nicknamed ‘Sulphur City’ because of the numerous hot pools that emit hydrogen sulphide and gives the city an overwhelming odour of rotten eggs. I’ve even heard people rename it ‘Rotten-rua’! Clearly we are naturally disgusted by… READ MORE

Spotlight on Deep Heat

Have you noticed that we’re developing our own line of herbal formulas? We began with Our Healing Tea, then we developed Our Licorice Root and we’re not finished yet! It’s time to roll out the red carpet for our latest formula, an Herbal Deep Heat Ointment. As the name suggests, this potent blend is designed… READ MORE