Immune Boosting Tea

Immune Boosting Tea | We focus heavily on our health because, sick or not, animals need feeding and the chores sure don't do themselves. One of my favorite ways to prevent sickness is an immune-boosting tea. Never fear, this tea is tasty, too. It makes your kitchen smell cinnamon-y, and I don't know anyone who doesn't like a good whiff of cinnamon. | GNOWFGLINS.com

We focus heavily on our health because, sick or not, animals need feeding and the chores sure don’t do themselves. One of my favorite ways to prevent sickness is an immune-boosting tea. Never fear, this tea is tasty, too. It makes your kitchen smell cinnamon-y, and I don’t know anyone who doesn’t like a good whiff of cinnamon. [by Tammy Trayer]

8 Ways to Increase Vitamin D Intake — Naturally!

8 Ways to Increase Your Vitamin D Intake Naturally | Coming out of the long, dark months, many of us may have a slight vitamin D deficiency. Our bodies need Vitamin D to function at our best. It increases bone health and helps the nervous system. Deficiencies have been linked to high blood pressure and even cancer. When I recently found myself vitamin D deficient, I increased my daily dose naturally. | GNOWFGLINS.com

Coming out of the long, dark months, many of us may have a slight vitamin D deficiency. Our bodies need Vitamin D to function at our best. It increases bone health and helps the nervous system. Deficiencies have been linked to high blood pressure and even cancer. When I recently found myself vitamin D deficient, I increased my daily dose naturally. [by Katie Baldridge]

Superfood Smoothie Mix

Superfood Smoothie Mix | You make a lot of smoothies. You find yourself loading them up with superfoods. Measure some chia seeds, measure some hemp seeds. Oh, yeah, don't forget the gelatin and vitamin C! Before you know it, you've dipped into half a dozen containers and made a powdery mess on the counter. One day, I had a light bulb moment. Why not make a mix of all the dry superfoods I regularly add to our smoothies? | GNOWFGLINS.com

You make a lot of smoothies. You find yourself loading them up with superfoods. Measure some chia seeds, measure some hemp seeds. Oh, yeah, don’t forget the gelatin and vitamin C! Before you know it, you’ve dipped into half a dozen containers and made a powdery mess on the counter. One day, I had a light bulb moment. Why not make a mix of all the dry superfoods I regularly add to our smoothies? [by Wardee Harmon]

Treating Migraines with Red Raspberry Leaf

Red Raspberry Leaf for Migraines | Migraines are no fun. Up until a few years ago I'd never had one. I was thankful because I knew people who were debilitated with them: vomiting, nausea, and the inability to function. And then I got one out of the blue. And another. And another. I was dumbfounded. Why was I getting migraines? And what could I do about it? | GNOWFGLINS.com

Migraines are no fun. Up until a few years ago I’d never had one. I was thankful because I knew people who were debilitated with them: vomiting, nausea, and the inability to function. And then I got one out of the blue. And another. And another. I was dumbfounded. Why was I getting migraines? And what could I do about it? [by Paula Miller]

Spotlight on Herbs: Thyme

Spotlight on Herbs: Thyme | Since winter is still firmly upon us, it's a wonderful time to think about thyme. Not only is it a great flavoring in all of the warm soups, stews, and roasts we're busy cooking, but it's a natural healer of colds, coughs, and sore throats. Thyme is an important addition to any kitchen or medicinal herb garden! | GNOWFGLINS.com

Since winter is still firmly upon us, it’s a wonderful time to think about thyme. Not only is it a great flavoring in all of the warm soups, stews, and roasts we’re busy cooking, but it’s a natural healer of colds, coughs, and sore throats. Thyme is an important addition to any kitchen or medicinal herb garden! [by Andrea Sabean]

5 Anti-Inflammatory Herbs in Your Own Backyard

One of the reasons I love herbs so much is because of their ability to take care of every day symptoms. Did you sprain your wrist? Yep, there’s a plant that can help. Need something to soothe the baby’s bug bites? Check — that one’s covered too. Here are five seemingly common plants that happen to be anything but common when it comes to reducing inflammation and relieving swelling and pain. [by Paula Miller]