Understanding Our Health By Looking At Our Tongue

Our mouths are a breeding ground for bacteria from poor oral hygiene and undigested food that sits on the tongue after a meal. This is considered ama, or toxins. Most of us pay zero attention to our tongues, because why would you want to look at a slimy muscle right? The truth is, that muscle holds wisdom to our health, especially our digestive health. When we brush our teeth we don't pay any attention to our tongues or when we do, we simply brush over it with the bristles of our toothbrush and we think that we did our part in keeping our oral hygiene on track. Unfortunately, that is not enough.

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Yoni Steaming: Caring For Our Vulva With Herbs

As a woman, we are complex and fascinating creatures. Not complex as in that stereotypical high maintenance characteristic, but as in we are able to bleed with the phases of the moon, we are able to create life inside of us and expand our hips to give birth, we are able to create milk within our breasts to feed our young, and our bodies are able to create natural medicine for a sick child. It's all beautiful, magical and everything in between. Being and becoming a woman is a magical phenomenon, but with all of this power, there's a lot of imbalances that can occur.

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Herbal Support: Tinctures

Herbal tinctures are one of, if not the mother of all ways to receive a long-lasting and effective gift from a plant. A tincture is a type of preparation that goes beyond using solvents like water, honey or oil. Instead, tinctures are created with alcohol, glycerin or apple cider vinegar and is prepared for the purpose of ingesting and is mostly targeted as a herbal medicine. 

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The Healing Herbal Tonic, Golden Milk

Besides being great externally, turmeric is my favorite to use internally. I make my own turmeric pill capsules, and I will take one 500mg turmeric capsule a day to calm down my IBS and food intolerance symptoms. Turmeric is considered a carminative herb, and carminative herbs relieve intestinal gas, pain and distention. They will also settle digestion, dispel accumulating Ama in the gastrointestinal tract, and keep your digestive system moving with ease. Not only that, it's one of the very few herbs that work with all of the tissues within your body because it's a natural antibiotic, and it improves the intestinal flora.

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Essential Oil Safety: Using With Confidence

Thanks to scientific studies, we know just a little bit more about plants and plant safety more than we did back then. Although, it's no secret that we still have a lot to learn. Let me ask you something- have you ever felt worried about a product that you bought at your local drug store or grocery, then wondered if it was truly the safest thing for you and your family? I know I have, and that's no fault to you. We live in a society where a lot of things are out of our hands, and we are just now starting to learn that we need to put ourselves in the middle and ask more questions.

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Bulgarian Rose Water

What if I told you Bulgarian Rose has the highest vibrating floral substance known to mankind? Would you believe me? You should!The oil in the flower vibrates at about 320 megahertz, and a healthy human body vibrates at only 60 to 80 megahertz. When the human body falls under 60 megahertz, that is when we will typically suffer from colds, anxiety or depression. Keeping your vibrations, or frequency high, is a great way to have a healthy and balanced body.

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The Benefits of Oil Pulling

Oil pulling is an ancient holistic practice, performed by millions of people around the world, including myself! I was introduced to oil pulling a few years ago, and it's a great hygienic routine that you can easily plug into your day to day life. 

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Managing Our Stress Holistically

Being stressed out is an unfortunate part of being human, and it really can be unavoidable. However, because we are magnificent human beings, we have the power and ability to shift our focuses away from the stress, and learn how to take everything a little slower, and take care of our mental, physical & spiritual health. There is no one specific reason a person may be stressed out, and there is no one way to fix or even manage a person's stress and that should be important moving forward.

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