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Pumpkin Spice Herbs

Fall is just around the corner, but September first marks the beginning of pumpkin spice season for most Americans. There are the usual suspects of lattes, candles, and lotions - but these days, the list continues to expand, including things like M&Ms, chips, even pumpkin spice flavored sausage! Starbucks' signature latte was first introduced in 2003. It very quickly became their most popular seasonal beverage, and exploded into the modern craze that exists today, but pumpkin spice has been around for a lot longer than the last fifteen years.I'm sure it's not shocking to learn that while pumpkin spice may taste like a delicious homemade pumpkin pie, most products on the market have no pumpkin in them. Instead, they contain the spices that are traditionally associated...

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Product Spotlight: FLU BUSTER

This year's flu season is all over the news, with more people visiting the hospital with the flu or flu-like symptoms than in nearly a decade. You can try to keep your immune system in great shape by eating right, staying active, and taking your vitamins every day. But if you do end up with a cold or the flu, our FLU BUSTER formula was created to help!  Let's dive in and get to know this formula and why it works so well to fight cold and flu symptoms! YARROW The first ingredient in this formula is a plant native to the northern hemisphere that grows freely just about anywhere- some might even call it a weed. Yarrow is a powerful fever reducer that works by relaxing...

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Treating ear infections naturally

Very few things make a parent feel as helpless as their child suffering from an ear infection. Losing sleep and knowing that your child is in severe pain or running a fever can be agonizing, but you don't have to feel helpless! These holistic remedies may help reduce recovery time and make your little sweetheart more comfortable in the meantime

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Herbal Education: Onion Poultice

We are excited to launch the first in a series of holistic remedy educational videos; Onion Poultice! Onion poultices are very effective to treat croup and chest colds in babies and small children. It is also very effective for treating a spasmotic cough and pneumonia in adults. Onions have anti-bacterial properties, and the sulfur in onions are very effective at cutting through and drying up mucous, relieving bronchial tightness and boosting the immune system.  I have used Onion Poultices for my children and grandchildren for decades, and have found no need to have cough syrup in my cabinet because onions are so effective. from my home to yours, sending healthy winter wishes!  - Vickie

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Welcome Fall!

On this first day of Autumn, there is a noticeable crisp in the air here in Southern Utah. The leaves are changing, the mums are blooming, and our flip-flops have been packed away for next summer.  Fall brings with it many different health challenges- lack of Vitamin D and increased sugar intake weakens the immune system, making your body more susceptible to disease, and those who are sensitive to weather changes may notice joint pain or discomfort. To remedy these issues, make sure you're supplementing with Vitamin D and taking a joint support supplement such as Turmeric & Bromelain or Muscle & Joint. To celebrate the first day of fall, make yourself a pumpkin pie smoothie! If you remember from our previous blog...

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