Healthy Spring

Surprisingly, dandelion greens (taraxacum officinale) are part of the sunflower family, which is one of the largest of the plant families and includes over 20,000 species including daisies!

The greens are best in the spring, which is before the plant flowers.

They have a wide array of health benefits that make them a nutritional boost.

Additionally, you can cultivate dandelion seeds to have a steady supply. Dandelions are an asset in your yard and are not really a weed. Continue reading

Detoxing the body has become something that more and more people are turning to as part of their health and wellness routines.

However, that also means that there are many fad trends popping up that claim to help with the detox process.

Yet, the one that is tried and true is the same one your grandmother or mother may have recommended to you decades ago.

One of the best ways to detox impurities from your body is a good, old fashioned Epsom salt bath. Continue reading

You may have heard about Ayurvedic medicine in recent years. Ayurveda is a holistic system of healing that has been around for over 3,000 years.

Originally developed by the Hindu in India, Ayurveda believes that true wellness comes from finding balance between the body, spirit and mind.

The belief is that when the balance of these three things is disrupted, that is when sickness occurs. Unlike modern medicine, Ayurveda focuses on promoting overall good health and wellness, rather than fighting issues and diseases once they have occurred. Continue reading