The bitter flavor, one of the 5 basic flavors we can taste that include sour, salty, sweet, and umami, is essential to healthy digestion. And yet interestingly so, we’ve taken bitter foods nearly entirely out of our cuisine, especially so […]
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Chamomile Rose Bathtub Tea | A Simple DIY Way to Elevate Your Bathtime Ritual
Drop this ultra-soothing bathtub tea into your bath for an elevated self-care experience. This bathtub tea contains Epsom salts, oats, and other soothing botanicals like chamomile, rose, and lavender to help relieve sore muscles and provide an extra relaxing experience for your body and mind.
The Herbal Aphrodisiacs in Your Spice Cabinet & How to Use Them | A Beginner’s Guide
Herbal aphrodisiacs are no magic love potions, but they do help to support our ability to better experience intimacy and pleasure. When it comes to opening ourselves up to the pleasures of life, herbs can play an important role in our sex lives.
5 Easy Ways to Increase Nutrient Absorption with Herbs & Spices
Whether we’re eating them, bathing in them, strolling through them, or just breathing the oxygen they create, plants make our lives better. And aside from their deliciousness, our culinary herbs and spices can help to significantly increase our nutrient absorption […]
How to Make a Whiskey Hot Toddy with Ginger, Mint, & Licorice Root
How about a sick day cocktail? This ginger mint whiskey hot toddy with licorice root is the perfect wintertime warmer for when you’re feeling a little under the weather. It’s soothing and sweet, equally warming and refreshing, and has all […]
Super Easy Immune-Boosting DIY Herbal Cough & Cold Syrup
This is one of the very first herbal preparations that I remember making and honestly, at the time, I thought it sounded a little disgusting. Needless to say, even though my palate has come a long way in the past […]