Herbs and Teas

Beat the November Blues

November 16, 2020

Do you experience a down turn in your mood once the days get shorter? You may experience Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Individuals who have SAD experience moderate to severe depression during the same season or months each year. Most commonly, it occurs in the fall/winter and remits in the spring/summer. 2-3% of Canadians experience SAD, […]

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Nurturing Your Fire Element

July 21, 2013

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, summer corresponds with the Fire element. Do you know what organ is associated with this element? The heart of course! The corresponding emotion? Joy! Here are some ways you can nourish your Fire element: Do more things daily that bring your joy. Surround yourself with relationships that make you smile and feel […]

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Natural Remedies for Allergy Sufferers

April 15, 2012

For some, the fear of allergy season is looming in the near future and for many, the discomfort has already begun. The good news is you can take control of your allergies and reclaim your love for the outdoors! Here are some of my favourite natural allergy remedies: Quercetin: this powerful antioxidant stops the release of […]

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Top 5 Reasons to Drink Chamomile Tea

April 1, 2012

Chamomile tea is a pleasant tasting, caffeine-free, herbal tea with numerous health benefits. Need more convincing? Here are some of the top health benefits of one of my favourite teas: 1. Digestive aid. It helps soothe upset stomachs and muscle cramping associated with indigestion. 2. Anti-microbial. This tea is packed with anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties, which […]

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