Bitter Plant Profiles: Dandelion + Burdock

by Rachael Keener April 18, 2016 1 Comment

Bitter Plant Profiles--Dandelion

If Urban Moonshine had to pick a mascot, it would probably be the dandelion. Dandelion root is an iconic bitter traditionally used to support liver health and clear skin.  

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A Springtime Herb Collection

by Rachael Keener April 12, 2016

A Springtime Herb Collection

Traditionally, the days around the Vernal Equinox (mid to late March) and the month(s) after it were seen as a time of intense, rushing energy...

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A Diverse Ecosystem = A Healthy Ecosystem, Inside + Out

by Rachael Keener April 08, 2016

Plant Diversity Inside and Out

At Urban Moonshine, we recognize the relationship between the health of the individual and the health of the planet...

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Science Update: Bitters—A Taste for Immunity

by Guido Masé March 13, 2016

Science Update--Bitters A Taste for Immunity

I think we would all agree that bitters are, first and foremost, classic digestive remedies. The herbs and recipes...modulate the transit time of the food we eat...

 

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Spring Tonics

by Rachael Keener March 10, 2016

Spring Tonics

Spring is a time of waking up; of bursting forth into the world. Winter’s stillness is replaced by a surge of energy and action...

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Spring Is Coming! How Aller-Blast and Bitter Can Help…

by Rachael Keener March 04, 2016

Urban Moonshine Aller-Blast for Spring

Wondering why we’ve included bitter artichoke in our Aller-Blast formula?  Sure, at Urban Moonshine we may be easily excitable when it comes to bitters...

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Herbal Aphrodisiac Truffles

by Rachael Keener February 09, 2016

Herbal Aphrodisiac Truffles

The best aphrodisiacs stimulate the senses, soften the heart, increase circulation and inspire passion. These herbally infused truffles stop nowhere short...

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Science Update: Plant miRNA

by Guido Masé February 04, 2016

Science Update--Plant MIRNA

Information storage and transfer are critical components of our modern connected world, but are just as essential to the natural world, too...

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Feeding Your Inner Light in the Dark Days of Winter

by Rachael Keener January 29, 2016

Joy Tonic for The Dark DaysWinter is a time of slowing down and turning inward. Rivers slow to a crawl before halting all together and freezing over. The sunlight wanes...

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Turn Your Produce Department into Your Winter Medicine Cabinet

by Urban Moonshine January 25, 2016

Turn Your Produce Department Into Your Winter Medicine Cabinet

We have a long, cold winter here in Vermont. While beautiful and inspiring (who doesn't love a winter wonderland?), it definitely takes some patience...

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Science Update: Moonlight

by Guido Masé January 08, 2016

Science Update: Moonlight

Life on earth would be quite different without our natural satellite. Most would agree that the daily rising and falling of the moon...

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What’s New With Energy Tonic?

by Rachael Keener January 06, 2016 4 Comments

Whats New With Urban Moonshine Energy Tonic

Due to the threatened ecological status of organic American Ginseng as well as the increased difficulty of finding the herb from reliable, ethical sources...

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