The Herbal Digest

Personalize your approach to food: the elimination diet

Personalize your approach to food: the elimination diet

Why are some foods good for one person and not another?  Humans are bio-individuals.  The complex systems that make each of us will never react th...

10+ Wellness Gift Ideas

10+ Wellness Gift Ideas

Do you want to support the health and wellness of your loved ones?  If so, you might be looking for a wellness gift!  Here are some ideas to help you give the gift of wellness. Why not?  Healthy is the new hot! 

5 Simple Steps for Managing Stress

5 Simple Steps for Managing Stress

5 simple steps to help you manage stress a little more effectively.  Covering deep breathing, herbal nervines, adaptogens, exercise, and essential oils.

Get Ready for the Cold & Flu Season: 10 Immune Building Foods

Get Ready for the Cold & Flu Season: 10 Immune Building Foods

Wondering what do to when you have a cold or flu?  Here are some favorite home remedies for the cold and flu season.  Prevention is best! Some foods and herbal teas have health benefits for when you are feeling down. 

Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms-Deep medicine for earth and humans

Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms-Deep medicine for earth and humans

Photo: Ganoderma tsugae, Reishi from Western North Carolina.   I have no words to sufficiently explain the wonder of our fungal cousins, the mushr...

Alan and Asheville's Foragers

Alan and Asheville's Foragers

Photo: Alan Muskat with Reishi mushrooms growing on a Hemlock. I was immediately taken with Alan's desire to get people outside. Alan Muskat is a...

Reflections on the Healing Power of Water

Reflections on the Healing Power of Water

Water, our most under-appreciated resource gives us so many health benefits! Do you drink enough? Why does water intake matter? Check out Macka B's funny and inspiring explanation about the many reasons we should drink more water.

Pantry moth Infestation? No chemicals needed!

Do you have pantry moths?  No chemicals needed!  Trap them using pheramones in our cotton pantry and moth trap.

Find tips for prevention and more persistent problems in this blog.

What’s Up With Bitters?

What’s Up With Bitters?

Bitters are making a big come back in the craft beverage industry.  Pretty bottles line the shelves of modern bars.  This trend might be new in the...

FREE FOOD?

FREE FOOD?

Would you like to eat extra nutritious food that is literally free?  Look no further than your own backyard.  Why and how to get started foraging and eating wild foods.

The Gift of Ginger

The Gift of Ginger

Ginger Tea is a warm and spicy treat.  Don't be fooled by how tasty it is, Ginger is good for you too!