Health & Wellness

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Health & Wellness
Rachelle Robinett

Medicinal Mushrooms as Food Medicine

Medicinal mushrooms are having a moment! Or, rather, they’re reminding us that they’ve been here all along – supporting not just our health but – some would say – the evolution of our species. Of the some 270 different types of medicinal mushrooms, the world is largely focused on just about a dozen, which still

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Medicinal Mushrooms as Food Medicine
Health & Wellness
Arielle Hayat

Introduction to Medicinal Mushrooms

Medicinal adaptogenic mushrooms are an ancient tonic medicine experiencing a much deserved revival in modern wellness culture and consciousness communities around the world. There are mushroom tinctures sold in wellness havens like The Alchemist’s Kitchen, and mushroom coffee blends for sale in Urban Outfitters demonstrating the popularity and the sheer curiosity people have about these

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Herbs for Menopause
Health & Wellness
Micaela Foley

Herbs for Menopause

To truly know which herbs are helpful during the transitional time of menopause, we must first understand what processes are happening in the body. Generally, as folks assigned female at birth (AFAB) reach their late forties and early fifties, their ovaries—which have, since puberty, been producing estrogen and releasing an oocyte, or immature ovum, each

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Recent Knowledge

Rachelle Robinett

Medicinal Mushrooms as Food Medicine

Medicinal mushrooms are having a moment! Or, rather, they’re reminding us that they’ve been here all along – supporting not just our health but – some would say – the evolution of our species. Of the some 270 different types of medicinal mushrooms, the world is largely focused on just about a dozen, which still

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Medicinal Mushrooms as Food Medicine
Arielle Hayat

Introduction to Medicinal Mushrooms

Medicinal adaptogenic mushrooms are an ancient tonic medicine experiencing a much deserved revival in modern wellness culture and consciousness communities around the world. There are mushroom tinctures sold in wellness havens like The Alchemist’s Kitchen, and mushroom coffee blends for sale in Urban Outfitters demonstrating the popularity and the sheer curiosity people have about these

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Herbs for Menopause
Micaela Foley

Herbs for Menopause

To truly know which herbs are helpful during the transitional time of menopause, we must first understand what processes are happening in the body. Generally, as folks assigned female at birth (AFAB) reach their late forties and early fifties, their ovaries—which have, since puberty, been producing estrogen and releasing an oocyte, or immature ovum, each

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Arielle Hayat

Yeast is a Beast: Summer and Your Yoni

Meeting with the beast that is yeast can be a major disruption to happy summer living. We all want to avoid the inability to jump in a pool or take a yoga class during sacred summer months. So what is exactly happening in vaginas or “yonis” when the beast takes a strong hold? How does

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WTF is Wellness: New Age Spiritual Tourism aka Spiritual Colonialism
Maraliz Campos

WTF is Wellness: New Age Spiritual Tourism aka Spiritual Colonialism

Pop Wellness Entertainment is just that, really entertaining.  It feeds our salacious materialism with crystals, tarot decks, wide brimmed hats, panchos, singing bowls, prayer flags, yoga outfits, mala beads, etc… Pop Wellness boosts our egos and projects a false sense of ownership over traditions from other cultures. Studios and communities trivialize these traditions and objects

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skin care guide
The Alchemist's Kitchen

Guide to Developing Your Perfect Skin Care Routine

Perhaps your skin care routine takes two hours and is twenty steps long, or perhaps you barely think about it and splash water on your face once in a while. Either way, most of us want glowing, dewy skin (and some lucky few might have this easier than others). Even more important than external appearances,

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