FAQ’s About Herbal Remedies

FAQ’s About Herbal Remedies

Q. What is the difference between a tincture and a tea? A. A tincture is usually an alcohol-based liquid extract of an herb that is soaked over several weeks. The alcohol in tinctures serves as the primary extractor and is quite effective of extracting the medicinal properties of the herb(s). It also acts as a […]

7 Tips for Going (and Staying!) Vegan or Vegetarian

7 Tips for Going (and Staying!) Vegan or Vegetarian

By Whitney DeGroat About ten years ago, I decided to go vegetarian. (I’d stumbled across a video called “Meet Your Meat” and was so disturbed over the next few days that I couldn’t even look at a burger without hearing, “Moooooooooo!”) It lasted a few good months before I fell off the wagon. I fell […]

Herbal Remedies: A Naturally Wonderful Two-Ingredient Healing Salve

Herbal Remedies: A Naturally Wonderful Two-Ingredient Healing Salve

So I was recently bitten by what I think were fire ants (it might of been a spider bite) and didn’t have any over-the-counter remedies to help it heal. But it’s all good because I had my amazing Aloe Vera plant and some pure African shea butter. I mixed up these two ingredients and made […]

Respect The Flow! Dominique Christina Delivers Us From The Guilt And Shame Surrounding A Powerful Rite of Passage

Respect The Flow! Dominique Christina Delivers Us From The Guilt And Shame Surrounding A Powerful Rite of Passage

When one of my girlfriends sent me this video earlier this week, I was blown away by the powerfulness of this woman’s words.  Up until recently, I’ve always been a little skirmish about this female rite of passage. I’m sure all of us have been here before. Sometimes it pops up in the middle of […]