What is hemp oil? Hemp oil is said to have major anxiety and pain management properties, but let’s first set this straight now before diving in: hemp is not marijuana. So what is it, and what are the benefits of hemp oil?Continue reading “The benefits of hemp oil – here’s what you need to know”
Collagen is one of the body’s greatest proteins, as it makes up about a third of the body’s protein amount. Collagen plays an important role in the body through the connective tissue, as well as providing the skin with structure and strengthening the bones. Collagen can be thought of as the glue that holds certain parts of the body together.Continue reading “How to take collagen for maximum results”
This lemon-lime moringa smoothie is filled with the detoxifying properties of citrus and cantaloupe. It has a bright, refreshing flavor that is perfect for hot days. It will keep you hydrated, help decrease bloat, and is loaded with nutritional benefits from Nourish.Continue reading “Try this detoxifying and refreshing moringa smoothie”
With celery, fermented turmeric, and peaches in this turmeric smoothie, it’s a super refreshing combo. The bright hue of this creamy smoothie is an immediate indication of the hydrating, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties. We think you’ll be reaching for this recipe for the rest of the summer.Continue reading “Get purified with this summery peach turmeric smoothie”
CBD oil is all the rage on the wellness scene for its reported anti-inflammatory, sleep-promoting, and pain-relieving benefits. But now, cannabis has earned yet another spot in your plant-based self-care routine, and it’s all about skin care. Topical cannabis treatments are used for their anti-aging and anti-inflammatory effects and may help with dryness, rashes, acne, eczema, and psoriasis, according to research.
Matcha exploded on our Instagram feeds last year, popping up in everything from lattes, to face masks, to cocktails. The madness doesn’t show signs of slowing down, either. In this vanilla almond bulletproof matcha latte, we blended the brain-boosting power of matcha with MCT oil for a warm morning drink that provides sustained energy levels and works to burn fat throughout the day.
Gua Sha is a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practice which uses a flat, handheld tool, often made of jade or rose quartz, to apply pressure while scraping the skin in order to relieve muscle tension and promote healing. The ancient technique is purported to break down scar tissue, reduce inflammation, flush fresh blood flow to the skin and muscles, relieve pain, and improve joint flexibility. When used as a facial technique, gua sha may help even out skin tone, reduce puffiness via lymphatic drainage, clear up acne and rosacea, and even reduce fine lines and wrinkles.
Almost every function in our body, from digestion, to brain function, and respiratory health all rely on sufficient water to work properly. 60% of our body is comprised of water! Many find it less than enticing to reach for the plain stuff day in and day out, so we’ve come up with this simple, refreshing watermelon slushy to help keep you hydrated!
Have you ever gotten an acupuncture treatment? Are you familiar with the Yin-Yang symbol? These are both components of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is one of the oldest systems of medicine in history, with recorded instances dating more than 2,000 years back. TCM is a multi-faceted and detailed ancient healing medicine that is a component of functional medicine and a whole healthy lifestyle.
Leafy greens are some of the most nourishing and healing foods for our bodies. From green drinks to juices and smoothies, leafy greens and green vegetables are powerful and inexpensive sources of major nutrition: they are rich in magnesium, iron, calcium, vitamin K, vitamin C, fiber, folic acid, and potassium, as well as an array of phytochemicals such as beta-carotene, zeaxanthin, cryptoxanthin, and lutein. Greens contain almost every nutrient we require for optimal health.