California Poppy

California Poppy

California Poppy Eases Nervous Tension   The beautiful golden-orange state flower of California has several uses for troubling times. California poppy (Eschscholzia californica) has been used in the management of insomnia, mood disturbance, fatigue, and nervous...
Relieve Eye Strain

Relieve Eye Strain

Relieve Eye Strain by Strengthening the Extraocular Muscles With the pandemic, screen time has drastically increased and so has eye strain. When it comes to our beautiful eyes, it’s important we protect them. The eyes are supported by bands of muscles (the...
Sustainable Herbs

Sustainable Herbs

Using Herbs in a Sustainable Way Sustainable use of herbs means researching how the plants are sourced, harvested and stored and determining what you will use in a reasonable amount of time. Assessing your consumption and making choices based on actual need is...
TCM & Kidney Health

TCM & Kidney Health

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) & Kidney Health Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has a quite different perspective on the form, function, and health of the body, mind and spirit. Thousands of years old, TCM holds that a vital force of life, called Qi, surges...
Sustainable Food

Sustainable Food

A Sustainable Food System Is Everyone’s Job & Easier Than We Think Across the globe, health and environmentally-conscious individuals and groups are advocating for a sustainable food system; this includes farming practices, seed to harvest to distribution...
Protein & Your Kidneys

Protein & Your Kidneys

Is A High Protein Diet Unhealthy for Your Kidneys? Healthy kidneys can efficiently process protein. However, over-consuming protein can add unnecessary strain on these organs. If you have risk factors for kidney disease, or have an undetected problem, the strain...