Ginger & Turmeric: Rejuvenating Herbs for Winter - NEW Ginger Turmeric Elixir

The warming and pungent qualities of Ginger and Turmeric make for a perfect pairing during winter. They both support healthy digestion and are known in the Ayurvedic tradition to enkindle agni (digestive fire) and clear toxins from the gut. For a nourishing and warming tonic, I like to place a half to a full dropper of Ginger Turmeric Elixir on my tongue before eating, especially during the colder months. Both herbs support healthy immune function, clear congestion in the head and chest, warm the body when chilled, and stimulate good digestion. View full article →
March 10, 2016

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White Pine Needle Tea, Steam and Foot Bath

White pine trees are a common tree here in Maine. Standing near a pine tree and breathing in deeply is like drinking fresh air. This is a good spring practice to do to clear out leftover lung congestion from the winter. Leaning against a white pine tree is also deeply healing for anyone who has experienced betrayal or feels emotionally shattered. Breathe in and out, release your hurt and receive the tree’s strength. Be sure to bow to the tree in gratitude.

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March 10, 2016

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Spring Rejuvenation

A stirring of energy occurs in both the mind and body as the long nights and colder temperatures of winter begin to shift. The days become significantly longer after the spring equinox, March 20-21, and with this light comes the call to rise earlier and engage in more physical activities.

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