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Skullcap (sometimes spelled scullcap) is the common name for Scutellaria, a genus of flowering plants in the mint family. This perennial thrives in moist, shady riparian habitats, from forests and thickets to meadows and marshes and is a native plant of North America. The native species...

People have been working with plants to enhance their breathing abilities and improve any weakness in their respiratory system for hundreds of years.  We all know you can smoke plants as way to feel enhanced by their properties, including certain plants being very helpful for...

Lately, with being at home all the time, it's easy to become more lax when it comes to the food we put into our mouth, especially when no one's watching. We munch for many reasons, like out of mere boredom, or stress from work/life/finances, but over...

Feeling unwell? Sometimes after we eat meat, lots of salt, or anything fried with oil, along with alcohol, the acidity in the body can be very apparent. It can lead to fatigue, headaches, shallow breathing, heartburn and a lot of other discomfort. When this happens,...

Today is the Summer Solstice, the pinnacle of light, as the longest day in the Northern Hemisphere. Light exposes what’s been hiding in the shadows, uncovering the imbalance and inequity, full of difficult, uncomfortable feelings, and emotions. But when light shines bright upon us, it ignites the...

Muscle Rest is our dad's favorite herbal tisane blend to end his day with. After 40 years of hard work, his muscles still get very tired at the end of the day even if its simply a day spent in his garden. Drinking a warm...

National Iced Tea Day on June 10th each year celebrates one of summer’s favorite drinks. Quite popular in the United States, iced tea makes up about 85% of all tea consumed. Iced tea started to appear in the United States in the 1860s and became...

As an Asian American, with a White American partner, coming to terms with our own contributions to systemic racism naturally brings up discomfort that requires us to sit with & deeply process. In order for us to make the drastic reform that is necessary within our...

Not everyone likes to drink water, especially at the rate and volume it's suggested you do so. The importance of staying hydrated, whether you care much about it or not, is a necessity for your well-being, so we all really need to find a way...

May we all take more moments to appreciate Mom. Let’s still enjoy each others company this year. Only this time, behind a screen, a window or at least 6 feet from her door.❤️🌻...