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Digestive Bitters—5 things you need to know

by Urban Moonshine May 14, 2021

5 things to know about bitters

Herbal Medicine? Digestive Bitters? These terms often raise more questions than answers. Here are the top things you need to know about digestive bitters if you're bitter curious or just need a little reminder of why you were so excited to buy that bottle of bitters a few months ago

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Citrus Olive Oil Cake for the Spring Equinox

by Aisling Badger March 15, 2021

Citrus Bitters Olive Oil Cake

A favorite Olive Oil Cake with Vanilla Honey Butter Frosting. A lemony treat for springtime celebration.

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Welcoming Spring with Herbs

by founder, Jovial King March 11, 2021

welcome spring with herbs

Aww, springtime! One of the herbalist's favorite times of the year. It’s a time to dig fresh spring roots, marvel at the first courageous spring flowers and most of all increase the flavor of bitterness in your diet to flush out the stagnation of winter.

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Spring Tonics

by rachael keener February 24, 2021

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Bitter and nutrient-packed greens come to life, and for those of us paying attention to nature’s hints, provide us with delicious and nutritious Spring tonics.

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Mood-Brightening Herbal Beverages for Late Winter

by Aisling Badger February 12, 2021

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These late winter months often tease us with spring like sunshine but mostly consist of snowstorms, freezing temps, and gray skies. Our moods tend to be a little all over the place, too, leaving our bodies in confusing states. As we await the arrival of spring, 

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Solutions: Four Herbs To Calm Your Nervous Stomach

by Aisling Badger February 02, 2021

Calm Tummy Bitters in hand with chamomile 

We all know the feeling; we get a little queasy or bloated, there's a tight knot in the pit of our belly or those nervous butterflies. Herbs are here to help--find out which ones are our favorites to soothe and calm an upset tummy. 

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New Research Using Electronic Taste Perception (the “e-tongue”) Explores Ayurvedic Rasas (“tastes”)

by Guido Masé December 14, 2020

New Research Using Electronic Taste Perception

Ayurveda, the “science of life” and traditional healing system of the Indian subcontinent, is perhaps the oldest formal medical system on the planet...

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Expanding your palate and the 6 healing tastes

by Aisling Badger November 19, 2020

Expanding your palate and the 6 healing tastes

Have you ever had a craving for something and stopped to think about why you might be craving it? In holistic medicine, our cravings are viewed as signals for a deeper need that our body has; nourishment, energy, grounding, etc. 

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The Gut and Immune Connection

by Aisling Badger September 21, 2020

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You may have heard about the gut-brain connection and that the health of our bellies has an impact on our moods, but what about the gut's role in the health of our immune system? 

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August Things We Love

by Aisling Badger August 15, 2020

August things we love

August is all about slowing down to be present and savor the fleeting summer. Produce is at its peak, and the garden has become a bit wilder as we tend to weed less to try and keep up with the never-ending supply of vegetables. We’ve been busy preserving food, processing herbs, and indulging in outdoor meals.

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Herbal Recipes for Thanksgiving

by Aisling Badger November 19, 2019

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It's the time of year when many of the simple joys of life become the heart and center of this season; spending time with family and friends, the coziness of winter, warm fires, mugs of mulled wine, and lovingly prepared meals. 

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November Things We Love

by Aisling Badger November 14, 2019

November things we love

We have arrived to November, a true in-between time. The colorful leaves have fallen, the garden has been put to rest, and we are awaiting the first snowfall to make the landscape beautiful once again. It's the start of the holiday season, and we find more time to spend with family and friends, indulging in lovingly-prepared meals, and cozying up to the warm fires of the season. 

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