Heartburn and Proton Pump Inhibitors: A Case Study in Drug-Like Mentality

by Guido Masé July 12, 2017 1 Comment

Heartburn Proton Pump Inhibitor -- Bitters

One of the big lessons I learned from studying medicinal plants is that, when a health concern isn’t an immediate emergency, it is better to focus on supporting the living human...

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Natural Solutions To Occasional Heartburn

by Aisling Badger June 28, 2017

Contrary to popular belief, in most cases heartburn is not caused by too much stomach acid, but too little. Although we feel heartburn in our chest...

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Summer Beauty Rituals That Incorporate Sunshine And Plants

by Aisling Badger June 26, 2017

Summer Beauty Rituals -- Herb Water

In Vermont, we look forward to summer all year. There’s nothing like those first few weeks of hot sunshine that make us grateful to live...

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Five Ways To Stop Your Sugar Cravings

by Aisling Badger May 24, 2017

What happens if you eat too much sugar? Sugar is a primary life source, and our bodies require it for energy. The body responds quickly to sugar as...

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Feed Your Microbiome!

by Aisling Badger April 19, 2017 1 Comment

Feed Your Microbiome -- Dandelion Root

If you ask an herbalist, they will be sure to tell you that what you put into your body matters, and that digestion is the root of great health.

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Natural Beauty Rituals for Spring

by Aisling Badger March 14, 2017

Spring Beauty Rituals

Spring is approaching and it is the perfect time to renew and refresh our best and most beautiful selves. Our beauty rituals...

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Traditions and the Importance of Bitterness at our Table

by Aisling Badger November 20, 2016 1 Comment

Traditions and the Importance of Bitterness at the Table

The holidays are known as the season of indulgence, and we should allow ourselves to partake in the merriment of eating together, because who wants to lose out on that? 

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Science Update: Bitter Taste Effects On The Airway

by Guido Masé November 17, 2016 5 Comments

Science Update: Bitter Taste Effects on the Airways

Ever since discovering that bitter taste receptors are found in the airways we have been following this emerging area with an eye to how

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Bitters and Heart Health: Emerging Research

by Guido Masé September 01, 2016 1 Comment

Bitters And Heart Health

The first benefit everyone notices from trying herbal bitters is improved digestion. But as we keep finding, the injection of digestive prowess that follows a bitter taste stimulus is just the tip of the iceberg...

 

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5 Ways To Love Up Your Gut

by Guest Blogger July 19, 2016

Love Your Gut--Maya Shetreat-Klein, M.D.

If you want to optimize your health, loving up your gut is the first step. Here are five ways to improve gut health from Maya Shetreat-Klein, M.D.

 

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Bitters and Digestive Secretions: Spotlight on Hydrochloric Acid

by Rachael Keener June 28, 2016 2 Comments

Bitters and Digestive Secretions

By now you may have heard the good news: that regular use of bitters is one of the very best ways you can support digestive health...

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Bitters: A Gentle Daily Dose

by Rachael Keener April 22, 2016 8 Comments

If you wanted to get your body into good physical fitness, would you choose to exercise vigorously for 1-2 weeks of the year and otherwise remain inactive?...

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