Category Archives: Seasons

Abhyanga: The Ancient Method of Self-Massage

For this blog, we had an Ayurvedic Health Coach, Micayla Kuehn, write and share the many health benefits of using the ancient technique of self-massage and oiling! In today’s society, we are often so busy that we rarely make time … 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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Visualization: An Abundance Meditation

Whether or not we are able to tune into it everyday, this planet is so abundant in its beauty, peoples, resources, and elements. In our modern day society, the abundance around us can be easy to forget as we are … 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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Nourish Your Life-Force: Adzuki Bean + Shitake Soup!

We’re officially in Winter mode. It’s cold & rainy, the holiday songs are playing, and we’re ready to spend time cozy-ing up with our loved ones. In Chinese Medicine, Winter is associated with the kidneys, the control center of our … 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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Qi: Harnessing Your Life Force

In the world of chinese medicine, no word is more known or maybe even more used than “Qi” (pronounced “chee”). Qi, or life force, is the very foundation of Chinese Medicine and all understanding of the human mind, body, and … Continue reading

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Get Souper Cozy: A Warming Cauliflower Soup!

I don’t want to jinx us but we can finally say that the cooler weather and rain means Fall is officially here. Although I’ve been searching for an endless summer, I am excited to get cozy by a fire and … 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!  Tinctures 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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