In an ideal world, the holidays would be a time to slow down, get in tune with the rhythms of Nature, and exchange simple but thoughtful gifts with one another. Too often, though, they’re just the opposite: a time to stress out, to keep ourselves busy way past dark, and to buy extravagant gifts that […]
Making the Most of Fall Pumpkins Halloween is a vibrant time signifying bounty of the year’s harvest as well as the season for costume parties and trick-or-treating. It is also a time for colorful squashes, including the ever-popular pumpkin. Perched on front porches as Jack-O’-Lanterns, or on display in entryways and along garden paths, the […]
One of the most beloved herbal DIY recipes in my first book, “An Encyclopedia of Natural Healing for Children and Infants,” is for ear drops. If it seems like kids complain about their ears much more than adults, it’s true. Children are more prone to occasional ear issues due to their anatomy. Their heads are […]
There’s nothing better than a gift that comes from the heart, especially if it’s one that you made yourself. Today I’m sharing one of my favorite simple DIY beauty recipes that, of course, uses herbs. I use Rose petals and Rosemary saved from my garden, but you can easily source those ingredients if need be. […]
Trying to find more “me time”? Start with tea time-a favorite way to unwind from the day or rev yourself up for a busy day ahead. Find out how to make the perfect cup. Making tea-particularly herbal tea-is a multisensory experience that can feel downright decadent. Sitting down with a mug of steaming tea is […]
The scent of fresh pine conjures wonderful memories of trimming a tree and anxiously falling asleep on Christmas Eve. When we heard Asheville Folk would allow us to spend an afternoon learning a new craft while inhaling the invigorating scent of evergreens, we knew we had to join in.
Black Elderberries have a long-held reputation for their immune-supporting properties.* The simplest, tastiest way to integrate this convenient antioxidant source into your day is to add it to your favorite foods.* Here are some of our team’s favorite ways to use Gaia Herbs Black Elderberry Syrup or GaiaKids® Black Elderberry Syrup every day.