benefits of saffron

Natalia Lewallen Ayurveda & You, Daily Routines, Herbs, Knowledge Center, Lifestyle, Mood

Benefits of Saffron and Incorporating it into your Routine

Reading Time: 3 minutes Famously the most expensive spice in the world, saffron is certainly worth its weight in gold. This illustrious, golden-red spice comes from the stigma of the saffron crocus, and it can take thousands of flowers to produce a single pound of saffron. But beyond its pricey reputation, the benefits of saffron are numerous, and it has traditionally been used as …

BENEFITS OF TRIPHALA

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The “Secret” to Digestive Health: Benefits of Triphala

Reading Time: 3 minutes When it comes to optimizing our digestion and overall health , it can be both exciting and comforting to find new “secrets” that have been used for thousands of years to restore our health. Triphala was that “find” for me. And even though I wasn’t certain how to pronounce it at first, I was relieved to finally discover a natural …

Benefits of Ashwagandha

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The Benefits of Ashwagandha

Reading Time: 3 minutes When it comes to wellness, one of the best indicators that something is truly good for you is when modern science endorses a practice or substance that’s been used in ancient medicine for generations. This is certainly the case for ashwagandha, and the benefits of ashwagandha have long been touted by both eastern healers and western doctors. Essentially, ashwagandha is …

Kelly Driscoll Ayurveda & You, Herbs, Joints, Product Articles

Fighting Inflammation Holistically with Ayurveda

Reading Time: 5 minutes As I was diving into ancient knowledge of Ayurveda, I started to realize that these unrealistic lifestyle expectations that we put ourselves into have become something acceptable, undermining the fact that our bodies cannot adapt to the abnormal. The chronic imbalance has become a common situation affecting every cell and its roots caused by daily stress which we try to …

scent of relief

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The Scent of Relief! Uplifting Essential Oils to Naturally Boost Your Mood

Reading Time: 3 minutes Essential oils are powerful — simply smelling a scent has the power to immediately spark an emotion or a vivid memory. The moment a scent hits your nose, the aromas automatically signal your mind and body and to relax, feel uplifted, and regain balance. The Scent of Relief! As the oils touch the skin, they are immediately absorbed, providing natural …

nutrition and essential oils

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Nutrition and Essential Oils – How do these two worlds combine?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Embarking on the journey to living a more healthy lifestyle can be scary, it can be challenging, but it can also be so incredibly rewarding and exciting. If you’ve done any research within the health and wellness world in the last couple of years, likely you’ve come across the essential oil craze. These wonder oils can be used to treat …

Kelly Driscoll Digestion, Herbs, Immunity, Joints, Lifestyle, Product Articles

Why is Turmeric So Good For You?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Turmeric is having its moment. From skincare to golden lattes (seriously, even Starbucks attempted their turmeric drink), turmeric is a hot commodity. This spice, once only found in Indian cooking, has emerged in the west as the latest health craze with a long list of benefits to back it up. Turmeric is right for you – In this article, We …

Kelly Driscoll Herbs, Lifestyle

Spotlight on Ashwagandha, an Adaptogen for Stress Relief

Reading Time: 2 minutes Maybe you’ve heard of Ashwagandha before; perhaps it is a staple in your diet, or maybe, like a vast majority, you’re not even sure how to pronounce it. Ashwagandha and other adaptogenic herbs and medicinal mushrooms have gained attention in recent years, and for a good reason. Despite what the dust, potions, and tonics across your social media feed may …