Winter Warming Elixir

Exposure to extreme cold and less light in the winter months can dampen our energy and overall vital force. Our system goes into hibernation – effectively slowing down, which can have an impact on our immune, digestive , circulatory and nervous system – in essence our over-all health. Using plant medicines that warm the blood and increase … Continued

Lexicon: Ginger

Common Name: Ginger Latin Name: Zingiber officinale One of my favourite herbs, Ginger is native to Asia and thrives in hot, humid environments rich in moist soil. Used both culinary and medicinally, ginger’s versatility as a medicinal has been used to treat such ailments as upset stomach, colds and flus, cramping, muscle pain, nausea, morning … Continued