Detox and Metabolism: Supporting the Liver’s Crucial Role in Health

by Guido Masé September 21, 2018 5 Comments

Healthy Liver Bitters

The liver, a three-pound sponge full of blood that is lodged just around the lower right ribs, is our tireless defender. It daily throws itself in front of a barrage of chemistry...

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An Herbalist’s Guide to a Healthy Fall

by Rachael Keener September 19, 2018

An Herbalists Guide To A Healthy Fall

In the plant world, plants are shedding vegetation and focusing energy into their roots for the reserves to make it through winter. These roots are fortifying and support our immune systems...

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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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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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What’s in our travel bag?

by Aisling Badger July 27, 2018

Urban Moonshine Travel Essentials

A peek inside an herbalist’s summer travel bag, and the items we don’t go anywhere without.

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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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An East African Plant Walk, with Guido Masé

by Guido Masé May 22, 2018

The best herbs are the ones close at hand. A team of herbalists and I travel to East Africa each spring, along with physicians and medical students. Here, we work at a rural hospital, where herbal medicine is becoming integrated into patient care...

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