Chickweed Materia Medica

The name chickweed originated from its use as a feed to birds especially young chickens. It has been used for centuries as a feed, but also as a tonic to cleanse the liver and kidneys. It was introduced in Eurasia and is now wide spread throughout North America including the alpine strain of chickweed. The […]

Essential Oils – Quality & Safety

With the popularity of essential oils on the rise, we’ve been getting a lot more questions about them, so as a part of our on-going effort to be Your Partner in Health, we decided to address some of the most common questions and concerns when it comes to essential oils. The word aromatherapy is often […]

Chia Materia Medica

The first thing that may come to mind when you hear the word chia is “chia pet”, the 1970’s terracotta clay animal with sprouting green fur growing out the top. Today, from the same plant, chia seeds are consumed for their nutritional value. They are the tiny little black seeds that seem to be in […]