Category Archives: Herbal Medicine

The Love Herb: Benefits of Hawthorn on the Heart [+ Tea Recipe!]

Hawthorn has been touted for thousands of years as a powerful heart medicine. The bright red berry and its leaves grow on a deciduous shrub and comes to harvest in the Fall. It’s a great cardiac medicine and is able … Continue reading

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Winter Essentials: Simple Ways to Use Aromatherapy for the Cold Season

Aromatherapy, the use of aromatic plant extracts and essential oils, is a simple and effective method to boost immunity, mood, and energy. Essential oils are popular for holistic treatments of issues ranging from bacterial infections to the winter blues. The … Continue reading

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Holiday Hydration: The Importance of Water [+ Recipe!]

Water is truly the basis of life and it is the element associated with the Winter season. Just as flowers, plants, and trees instantly become vibrant and alive after a good rain, we too need to make sure that we … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks for Tea: Herbal Concoctions for Digestion!

Here we are in the season of indulgence. One of our favorite times of year, the holidays are a time to fill up with love and comfort alongside our loved ones but often we also fill up a little too … Continue reading

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A Graceful Fall: Foods & Tips to Transition Seasons Smoothly!

As the seasons change, it’s a good practice to check in with yourself and notice the habits you’ve become accustomed to, the foods that you’ve been consuming, and the physical activity that you have (or have not) been committed to. … Continue reading

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It’s Conceivable: We’ve Got a New Line of Herbal Tinctures for Women’s Health!

We are excited to announce that Earth and Air Wellness is now offering Conceivable ProLine herbal tinctures! ┬áTinctures are one of the most effective options for the administration of herbal products. By extracting herbal substances with water, glycerine, and alcohol, … Continue reading

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Gou Qi Zi: Goji Berries Are as Nutritious as They Are Delicious!

The goji berry (Lycium Barbarum), also known as the wolf berry, grows on a bush in the Himalayas. In recent years, it’s been deemed as a super food but Chinese Medicine practitioners have been aware of the benefits of goji … Continue reading

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Awesome Blossom: Springtime Herbs to Help Purify & Refresh

Aside from all of the great produce and food that becomes available in the spring time, there is an abundance of spring herbs that serve as tonics, refreshers and cleansers. Spring herbs are powerful but delightful! They are light, cheery, … Continue reading

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Living in Rhythm With the Liver: How to Cleanse & Nourish Your Body’s Soul Center

Chinese Medicine considers Spring to be associated with the liver – the soul center of the body. The liver is our largest internal organ and provides essential support to our body’s life sustaining systems. In fact, the liver has more … Continue reading

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Going Nuts for Cocos: Why Coconut Oil is the Answer to Everything!

Who doesn’t love coconuts? Coconuts are delicious! They elicit a feeling of sunny days, sandy beaches and palm trees waving in a breeze. Aside from being delightful in your cocktail, coconut water is known for its high electrolyte content and … Continue reading

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