January Things We Love

by Aisling Badger January 16, 2020

Things We Love January Excerpt

Welcome to a dew decade! It's been a healthy start, and we are enjoying the cozy nights, and setting new intentions for the year to come. With anxiety about the state of our world, we have been turning to some simple routines to nourish ourselves...

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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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The Importance of Rest

by Aisling Badger August 19, 2019 1 Comment

California Poppy and The Importance of Rest
Now that fall is here and we are readying ourselves for winter and slowing down, it’s a good time to look at our sleep patterns and see how they can be improved.

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Science Update: The Benefits of Gardening

by Guido Masé May 06, 2019

Science Update -- The Benefits of Gardening

We have all heard that our moods (and even our thoughts) don’t live in our heads. For example, we’ve known for a while that serotonin...

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Rise Up In Spring: Thinking Like A Plant

by Guido Masé March 28, 2019

 

Rise Up in Spring--Thinking Like a Plant

Every spring, I dig up dandelions. When I started my first garden, this was an act of fear: “If I don’t get them out now,” I used to think, “they’ll dump seed everywhere!”

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Merry Mood Holiday Gift Guide

by Aisling Badger December 07, 2018

Merry Mood Gift GuideOur annual gift guides aim to make your holiday shopping personal, thoughtful, and healthy; for your friends and family, and the planet. Our bitters make great gifts, and our stress and mood tonics take it to a new level, as you gift with intention this year.

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What is Tonic Herbalism?

by Rachael Keener September 17, 2018

Tonic Herbalism -- Ashwagandha

Tonic herbalism is all about taking simple initiative to care for your well-being. Many herbs and virtually all medicine focuses on sickness...

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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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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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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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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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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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