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Color is everywhere and has many functions. In nature, animals and plants use color for camouflage and to facilitate mating. Humans decorate and dress with color for expression. Color preference has a psychological affect on mood and affects people on a subconscious level. (more…)

Performing a deep breathing exercise is a great way to encourage your health. Not only is it all-natural and effective, but it's free to do any time you want. Benefits of Deep Breathing Reduces stress Relaxes the muscles Clears the mind Increases oxygen levels in the body Deep Breathing Exercise: How-To A deep breathing exercise is simple and easy. Inhale deeply and slowly (over a span of about 4 seconds) through your nose. Hold it for a count of 16 seconds. Exhale through your mouth (over a span of about […]

Mental wellness is the cornerstone to optimal health, because it’s your thoughts and emotions that influence the state of your body. Epigenetics shows that our emotions play a powerful role in dictating the health of our cells, and some research shows that emotions have a way of influencing the expression of certain genetic tendencies. Mental imbalance is a serious debilitating issue that can undermine your nutrition and fitness efforts, so finding natural ways to approach it is paramount to good quality of life. Rhodiola rosea is an herb is one […]

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Peppermint (Mentha piperita) is a hardy perennial herb that is a hybrid of watermint and spearmint. It's native to Europe, but can be found all across the world. With a long history of therapeutic use for a variety of ailments that extends back to ancient Egypt, peppermint is referred to as "the world's oldest medicine." (more…)

It's no surprise that plants are the starting point for many, many natural and herbal remedies. But have you ever stopped to think why that is? What's in them that gives them the juice? In the past few years, science has been able to identify and understand the bioactive compounds found in therapeutic plants. Rhodiola rosea, which can help promote a positive mental state, contains rosin, rosarin, and salidroside. Salidroside, also known as rhodioloside, is the most potent and active compound found in Rhodiola. Research has identified at least 5 […]