Science Update with Guido Masé: Human Rituals Around Sacred Plants and Sacred Places: Insight Into Ecological Conservation

by Guido Masé February 21, 2018

 

Identifying and honoring “sacred” places in our lives, and bringing plants into the ritual of celebration, is a traditional tool that builds life and resilience wherever it is employed, helping to protect endangered botanical species and preserve sensitive ecologies.

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Herbalists In Action: The Modern Apothecary

by Aisling Badger February 20, 2018

Building your own herbal apothecary is one of the great joys of being an herbalist. 

In the uncertain times that we live in, it is empowering and gratifying to know how to care for yourself and your community.

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Herbal Medicine Cabinet

by Guido Masé February 20, 2018

Meet some medicinal herbs that can keep you healthy all year long.

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DIY Mood Drinks and Tonics

by Aisling Badger February 08, 2018

Care for yourself this winter with these mood lifting beverages.

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Science Update: Adaptive Plasticity

by Guido Masé December 13, 2017 1 Comment

We’ve known for a long time that primates (humans included) use plants medicinally, but insect self-medication is a relatively new discovery. This observation is remarkable in and of itself: these wooly bears are behaving like herbalists, seeking out medicinal species to treat their infection.

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Herbal DIY: Gifting with Intention

by Aisling Badger December 12, 2017

We created some DIY recipes, shared below, and paired them with a few of our favorite products. Gifting with intention has been our theme this year, and it seems especially important these days, as we live in such challenging times.  As herbalists, we love to give herbal gifts, and what better way than to gift something with the idea of good health behind it, made with love, and from your own home. These gifts are unique and are always well loved.

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Traditional Medicinals and Urban Moonshine Announce New Relationship

by Urban Moonshine November 17, 2017 1 Comment

Traditional Medicinals and Urban Moonshine

Traditional Medicinals, a leading seller of wellness teas, recently acquired the assets of Burlington-based Urban Moonshine, an herbal lifestyle brand best known for organic bitters and herbal tonics...

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Bitter Taste Receptors: New Insight and Applications

by Guido Masé October 13, 2017 4 Comments

Bitter Taste Receptors; New Insights and Applications

Over the last two decades we have seen interest in digestive bitters continue to grow. This is fantastic, and we’re hoping it indicates an increasing appreciation...

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Lowering The Bar Of Stress

by Guest Blogger September 22, 2017 3 Comments

Within the delicate balance of human physiology, there is a fine line between feeling grateful and feeling burnt out. There have been so many times in my clinical practice when I hear a similar story...

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Herbs and Antimicrobial Resistance

by Guido Masé September 18, 2017

Antimicrobial resistance has followed on the heels of drug development since the very beginning –-in fact, since before penicillin was ever released to the general public.

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How To Take Digestive Bitters

by Urban Moonshine September 15, 2017

No refrigeration is required, and we make two TSA-approved sizes. Here are a few pro suggestions for creating healthy habits: keep a digestive bitter spray in your purse at all times—that way if you are eating out, you always have a remedy for an upset tummy, gas & bloating or occasional heartburn.

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A 3-day Summer Detox

by Aisling Badger August 16, 2017 1 Comment

Feeling a little maxed out with the summer eating and drinking activities? Take a few days to simplify, make space for creativity, reset digestion and cultivate healthy habits again.

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