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Education Health

Sleep Matters – The Impact Sleep Has on Our General Health

July 15, 2018
sleep

I recently listened to a podcast that featured Dr. Matthew Walker, Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, whose work I’ve been following for some time now. Dr. Walker is the Founder and Director of the Center for Human Sleep Science and the author of “Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams”. When it comes to taking care of and tending to my personal health, I see four facets that play together. Sleep, obviously,…

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Family Health

“My Tummy Hurts!” – Natural Remedies for Kids

June 28, 2018
natural

You’ve had it happen: your child comes to you complaining about a tummy ache.  You want to turn their frown upside-down fast—ideally with a natural remedy—but it’s not always clear why they have digestive problems in the first place. So how do you fix it? The most common digestive issues are gas, bloating, and stomach pain. The most likely culprits are diet, stress, and an unhealthy gut. The great news is there are some proven natural home remedies that work…

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Beauty Health

Fresh-Pressed Oils & Why You Need Them in Your Life

June 26, 2018
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We love oils at Flora (hello, omegas!), but it’s not all about the ones you ingest. The oils you use topically can radically change your life, too. In fact, there are some pretty unexpected ways fresh-pressed oils can help you take health and beauty to the next level. Each oil is unique in its ability, capable of helping with everything from skin care to hair growth to cell health. Which one is missing from your wellness and beauty regimen? Find…

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Beauty Health

Three Steps to Younger-Looking Skin

June 4, 2018
skin

I’m noticing my skin more and more as each year passes. My eyes look puffier after a not-so-great night of sleep. My wrinkles get a little more noticeable after a second glass of wine. My skin just doesn’t have the spring it used to have. As we age, our skin takes a beating. Our diet, hydration, sun exposure, exercise habits, weight loss/gain, and nutritional deficiencies all start to show right on our face. Wouldn’t it be nice if a different…

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Breathing Easy with Respir-Essence

January 30, 2018
breathing

Breathing. It’s a vital reflex, yet one many of us take for granted. If you suffer from respiratory issues, or just need a little extra help breathing during the cold season, there is a natural solution that can help you breathe easier. Made from a traditional herbal blend of thyme, licorice root, English plantain, stinging nettle, Cowslip Primrose flower, and elecampane, Respir-Essence (US/CA) helps support healthy lung and respiratory function. So you can take a deep breath and know your…

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Education Health Lifestyle

Managing Histamines: A Natural Approach

December 21, 2017
histamines

Histamines are biochemicals produced by normal human immune cells and gut bacteria. And they are fascinating. The first surprise? Histamines mainly function as neurotransmitters. It’s a brain chemical, like serotonin or dopamine. Antihistamines are sometimes used to treat anxiety! So, how come when we say histamines, most people think antihistamines, as in something to get rid of allergy symptoms? Histamines get connected to allergic response because it is stored and released by mast cells. Mast cells are specialized white blood cells, which are part…

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