Clues To Your Overall Health May Be in your Microbiome

Clues To Your Overall Health May Be in your Microbiome

Research has recently clued us in to the importance of maintaining a healthy gut microbiome, the complex system of microbes found in your intestines. Studies show that gut diversity lowers with age and that those who are relatively lean and healthy over 65 tend to...
Healthy Dairy Alternatives

Healthy Dairy Alternatives

The week of August 1st, is World Breastfeeding Week. The goal is to create awareness, support, and engage action on breastfeeding and related issues. While this can be a bigger topic, we wanted to use this as an opportunity to highlight milk in general. The concept of...
Medicine Making Series:  #1 Calendula Oil

Medicine Making Series: #1 Calendula Oil

The first step is to find some calendula. This plant can be found throughout Portland. You can also purchase calendula flowers at various herb shops. The Herb Shoppe has always been a trusty place to source ingredients for medicine making. Click here for the link to...
Uplift and Renew Herbal Blend

Uplift and Renew Herbal Blend

We love herbs! Using an herbal tincture is a great way to support your body and has the convenience of sitting on your bedside table, being tossed in your bag, and you don’t have to have a glass of water to swallow most of them. Tinctures are also a wonderful...
Basic Balanced Foods

Basic Balanced Foods

Sometimes the hardest part of making healthier food choices is knowing how to simplify and make it a sustainable change. We like to focus on filling you up with macronutrients and limiting the “extras”. There are several apps that help you track these if...
Kick Start Your New Year with a Cleanse!

Kick Start Your New Year with a Cleanse!

Annual cleanses are a great way to reset after holiday indulgences and an intentional way to start YOUR new year. We invite you to undertake a cleanse to support your body functioning at its very best. There are several options for cleanse length including 7, 10, and...