Herbal DIY: Gifting with Intention

by Aisling Badger November 16, 2018

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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Soothing Digestive Recipes For The Holidays

by Aisling Badger November 14, 2018

UM Digestive Bitter Chews

Enjoy these two soothing digestive recipes made with Urban Moonshine Bitters this season. Your guests will leave your home well nourished, and comfortable after the holiday feast!

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DIY Immune Broth + Simple Soups

by Aisling Badger October 11, 2018

Urban Moonshine Medicinal Mushroom Broth DIY excerpt

An immune-supporting, nutritive and medicinal broth that's perfect for using in soups or enjoying on its own.

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Root Medicine: An Herbalist’s Guide to Digging Roots

by Aisling Badger October 03, 2018 2 Comments

Autumn is the time of year when plants' energies are focused back into the roots; thus, fall is when the roots’ medicinal qualities are most potent. 

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Herbal Tonic Treats

by Aisling Badger August 10, 2018

Urban Moonshine Tonic Treats Close-Up

These nutritionally packed, herbal treats are one of our favorite things to have on hand and only take a few minutes to make. 

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A 3-day Summer Detox

by Aisling Badger August 06, 2018 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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SUMMER SUN TEA: THE ULTIMATE SUN + PLANT CONNECTION

by Aisling Badger July 17, 2018

Sun Tea DIYConnecting sun, plants and water by making sun tea is one of the easiest ways to bring herbalism into your life during the summer months.

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Herbs Of High Summer: Vitality For The Long Days Of Light

by Guido Masé July 10, 2018

Urban Moonshine Herbs of High SummerSummertime is perhaps the best time to get started with herbal medicine. For one, it's when the plants we love are in their prime: they're easy to find, identify, and observe in their native environments.

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DIY: Summer Smoothie Bowl with Simmer Down Tonic

by Aisling Badger July 10, 2018

Smoothie bowls are the perfect summer breakfast because you can use up any fresh or frozen produce you have laying around, and pack them full of nutritious offerings such as leafy greens, nuts and seeds, and, of course, herbs. This one features our Simmer Down Tonic.

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An Herbalist’s Midsummer Ritual

by Guido Masé June 15, 2018

Our planet tilts its northern pole to the sun, and at the top of the world the days become endless, the sun never sleeps...

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Herbalists In Action: Highlights From The Medicines From The Earth Conference

by Aisling Badger June 12, 2018

On a recent trip to Asheville North Carolina, Urban Moonshine herbalist, Aisling Badger attended the Medicines from the Earth Symposium. See some of the travelogue highlights of her journey...

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Self-Care With Aromatics

by Aisling Badger May 10, 2018

We all know the feeling when we smell or taste something pleasing—it’s instant enjoyment, and grounds you into the present moment. This is the reason why herbalists love aromatic plants...

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