I met Danna at EarthFest this year, a place where I’m guaranteed to find many kindred spirits! I knew immediately when I walked by Danna’s booth that she was the kind of person I wanted to get to know. One thing I plan to pick her brain more about in the future is Traditional Chinese […]
Rebecca interviews an herbalist, Danna from Wisteria Herbs in Knoxville, TN. Danna loves to work with plants, but also places a high importance on the idea of food as medicine. Dietary therapy is a powerful mode of healing and she believes in using this method as a primary mode of therapy and then using herbs to supplement our path to regaining or enhancing health.
When you hear the word “detox” does it make you cringe a little? If so, I’d like to work on changing how you think of the word detox! 1. Sleep, shoot for 8 hours. Read more about good sleep hygiene. 2. Drink plenty of water, preferably filtered. When you are dehydrated your body starts to […]
Using a bidet is much more hygienic that using dry toilet paper. If you are using the adult wipes keep in mind no matter what it says on the side of the package, they should not be flushed. Yes, a wipe can be flushed, but what you don’t see is the problems they cause down the line, literally and figuratively.
Children deserve to be taught how to enjoy various foods and to know where they come from! So why not teach them to nourish themselves with an appreciation for the abundance of foods available to them
Sleep like you mean it and feel energized! The March Challenge is to get excellent sleep! That’s a Challenge that anyone can snuggle up to and the prizes are HUGE!
The best bodyguard for my kids was always their immune systems! Here are a few ways I made sure theirs were in top shape!
Inflammation can keep us from living life to the fullest. Chronic inflammation is now believed to be at the center of a some of deadly diseases. You may have chronic inflammation and not even be aware of it and by the time you find out it’s usually in the form of diabetes, osteoarthritis, alzheimers, and even some cancers.