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3 Key Potential Health Benefits of Schisandra Berry

Schisandra chinesnsis, also called Chinese magnolia vine, magnolia vine, or five-flavor fruit, is native to northeast China, Russia and parts of Korea. It is among the 50 fundamental herbs of traditional Chinese medicine. Sometimes the herb is mixed with other herbs, such as the concoction Shen-Mai-San, which is used for energy revitalization. The Schisandra berry […]

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Why Do People Drink Schisandra Tea?

Schisandra is one of the seemingly countless plants and herbs used in traditional medicine for thousands of years. As is often the case with medicinal plants unfamiliar to Westerners, Schisandra’s origin story begins in ancient China. Fast forward to today and this climbing vine thrives in American soil, where it is frequently grown as an […]

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Risks of Dehydration? No More After These 5 Tips

Since water is tasteless, for some people it might be difficult to reach to the 8-glasses-per-day requirement. So, drink in these five tips to add more drops of excitement to your daily carafe! Dunk in fruit slices Why don’t you try to infuse your water with anything healthy and flavorful? Fresh fruits, veggie pieces or […]

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Ancient Ally: Ashwagandha

By Erin Stokes, ND (ADVERTORIAL) – Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is an ancient ally that has been utilized and revered in India for thousands of years. In the traditional Indian system of medicine, Ayurveda, this humble looking plant is considered a rasayana, a restorative tonic that increases health and longevity.  Ayurveda, a Sanskrit word, literally means the […]

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Botanicals for Healthy Adrenal Function

By Erin Stokes, ND (ADVERTORIAL) – Knowing that stress is ubiquitous in our lives and that stress impacts endocrine, immune, digestive and nervous system health – what are our best botanical options for adrenal support?  For a holistic approach, we turn to adaptogens for their ability to increase resistance and resilience.* Adaptogens are regarded as having […]

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How Tribulus Terrestris Extract Supports The Body

Tribulus terrestris is a fascinating herb that has adapted to grow in many climates, particularly dry environments. Also known by puncture vine, or animal-inspired names such as bullhead, cat’s-head, and goat’s-head, and more colorful monikers such as devil’s-weed, devil’s-thorn, and devil’s eyelashes. Most of the plant’s nicknames refer to the uniquely spiked fruit of the […]

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4 Reasons to Try Passion Flower Tea

Everyone feels a little anxious now and then. But instead of powering through your nerves the next time you feel uncertain about an event, what if you could drink on a cup of tea to calm down? That’s exactly what medical studies say is just one of the potential benefits of passion flower tea.  Besides […]

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