Tag: natural

Informed Consent- What does it mean?

Informed Consent- What does it mean?

Informed Consent: What is it and Why should we care? This topic is something I speak about often but I feel like there is a need to fully explain it so we are all on the same page. From Wordnik, a simple definition of informed […]

Guest post from Denise on Herbal Preparations : Which type of herb is right for you?

Guest post from Denise on Herbal Preparations : Which type of herb is right for you?

Which type of herb is right for you? By Denise Brusveen, MS Teas, tinctures, infusions, decoctions, capsules, powder. There are so many options when it comes to herbal preparations! How do you know which one is right for you? Let me break it down for […]

Preparing for a Happy, Healthy Pregnancy

Preparing for a Happy, Healthy Pregnancy

Preparing for a Happy, Healthy Pregnancy- naturally! We really need to start working on our health YEARS before even thinking about conception. There are a few main reasons why: So many women are dealing with postpartum depression (or other postpartum issues) these days. Kids are […]

What to do when people think you are crazy for living holistically

What to do when people think you are crazy for living holistically

Why is it CRAZY to be living holistically? You know the look you get when you tell someone that you tried to feed your family organic food? Or that you don’t vaccinate? Or that you avoid antibiotics at all costs? Yea, I’m sick of that […]

Balancing 3 of the Main Minerals: Magnesium, Sodium, and Potassium

Balancing 3 of the Main Minerals: Magnesium, Sodium, and Potassium

Balancing Magnesium, Potassium, and Sodium Hair tissue mineral analysis is an amazing tool to use to determine how your body is handling stress, how well your adrenals are working, and where your mineral levels are. Minerals are needed for millions of enzymes as co-factors, inhibitors […]

What is Biochemical Individuality?

What is Biochemical Individuality?

Biochemical Individuality There is no denying that as humans, we are all connected in some way. At the same time though, we are all unique individuals! The old saying “what is good for the goose is good for the gander” is NOT true when it […]

Have we created Allopathic Natural Health?

Have we created Allopathic Natural Health?

What exactly is “allopathic natural health”? I came across the term “allopathic herbalism” a few weeks ago, where an herbalist mentioned that even modern herbalists are treating symptoms instead of trying to heal the whole person. That phrase REALLY got me thinking: What in the […]

Love essential oils? Check out Poofy Organics’ selection!

Love essential oils? Check out Poofy Organics’ selection!

Who doesn’t love essential oils?! I’ve never been a huge fan of the big MLM essential oil companies, mostly because I do NOT agree with ingesting oils. Some of the information out there about oils is absolutely terrible. I would only recommend ingesting essential oils […]

Herb Spotlight: Milk Thistle, A True Liver Lover!

Herb Spotlight: Milk Thistle, A True Liver Lover!

What is Milk Thistle? Milk thistle has been used for thousands of years, mostly for helping to repair liver damage. It helps to regenerate the liver and it aids in detoxification. It is a well-known remedy for preventing hangovers too since it can help your […]

The “Ideal” Diet

The “Ideal” Diet

There are so many diet fads out in the world right now and it is getting so confusing to figure out which diet is the “right” one.  The truth is that there is no “one” diet for everyone.  Many health advocates will use studies to […]