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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Eating With Herbs–Summer DIY

by Rachael Keener June 17, 2016

Eating With Herbs; DIY Strawberry Rose Rhubarb Syrup

Alas, we are headed full steam ahead into summer, the time of bounty! Our local farmers markets and grocery stores are filling out with fresh, seasonal produce...

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Science Update: Allergic Responses

by Guido Masé June 14, 2016

Science Update: Allergic Response

We have learned a lot about allergies and hypersensitivity over the last thirty years. In some cases, an allergy can be a life-threatening challenge...

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What makes Hit the Hay different?

by Rachael Keener June 06, 2016

What Makes Hit the Hay Different: Hops

Sleep latency: This term refers to the delay between getting into bed and actually falling asleep. The most common way to address this is with sedatives...

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5 Natural Beauty Rituals for Summer Radiance

by Guest Blogger June 01, 2016

Five Natural Beauty Rituals For Summer Radiance: Roses

After the long Northeast winter and this year’s chilly and hesitant spring, the arrival of the bright, expansive energy of early summer feels like a golden nectar...

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Simmer Down vs. Joy Tonic

by Rachael Keener May 25, 2016

Simmer Down Tonic vs Joy Tonic

Simmer Down Tonic offers daily, long-term nervous system support for less stress and more rest. Joy Tonic offers fast-acting support when stress leads to worry and tension...

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When Life Gives You Medicine Bottles, Make Bouquets

by Rachael Keener May 20, 2016

DIY--turn Urban Moonshine Bottles into Vases

Wondering what to do with your old Urban Moonshine bottles? One of our favorite uses is to turn them into vases...

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An Herbalist’s Guide to a Healthy Spring

by Rachael Keener May 18, 2016

An Herbalist's Guide to a Healthy Spring

Spring is a time of bursting forth. If you made the best of winter, then you hovered quietly and with introspection refining your truest wants...

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Update from Tanzania

by Guido Masé May 11, 2016

Update From Tanzania

I am writing from rural Tanzania, on the edge of the Serengeti, sitting at a small desk in a corner of the Wasso district hospital, surrounded by roots, powders...

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Hit the Hay and Simmer Down Tonic Are Here!

by Rachael Keener May 03, 2016

Hit the Hay--Urban Moonshine

Urban Moonshine’s team of herbalists have been extra busy these days so that you can slow down. How’s that? We’ve been refining two incredible new herbal formulas…

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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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7 Steps to DIY Seed Starting

by Rachael Keener April 20, 2016

DIY Seed Starting

Whether you’re a countertop gardener, a community garden goer, or your backyard is a lively mosaic of herbs, flowers and veggies in the summer months...

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