Essential Oils 101: Using, Buying, Storing

Essential oils are plant-derived oils obtained through the distillation process from flowers, leaves, roots, and other parts of plants. Since ancient times, essential oils have been used to treat numerous ailments. Essential oils are natural fragrances obtained from plants. The scent or therapeutic properties of these oils can be used for skincare and haircare products, […]

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3 Herbs to Boost Your Immune System

Dr. John Christopher once said, “every home should have an herbalist.” Herbs are another important part of maintaining a healthy immune system. Certain plants can help us fight off disease. You don’t need a wide variety of herbs to support your immunity, you just need the right few. Herbs should be a part of your […]

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How to Make Your Own Spice Blends

There is a rich history in your spice rack. All the original spices traded during the Middle Ages like black pepper, cumin, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and nutmeg are still in use today. Ancient Egyptians preserved their mummies with herbs and spices. They also fed garlic to pyramid workers to increase production. Olympic athletes in Greece […]

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7 Tips for Choosing a CBD Product

The first time I blogged about CBD in Healthy not High, it was to share my personal story of how CBD helped with my post-surgeries nerve pain. The CBD landscape has changed dramatically in the last three years. It seems you can’t throw a rock today without hitting a place that sells CBD made from […]

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