Turmeric The Versatile Root Herb

Turmeric The Versatile Root Herb

By Dashayna Brown

Turmeric’s historical uses in medicine and cuisine remind us that people of color have been connected to the earth as a way to heal and create for themselves through what nature provided. Its practical uses remain the same all these years later.

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portrait of Karen Rose in front of apothecary in Brooklyn, New York

The Many Roles of a Master Herbalist

By Demetria Marshall

What are the defining qualities of a Master Herbalist? The many roles Karen M. Rose embodies as an herbalist reflects the beauty of preserving the practices of our diverse origins that not only distinguish our unique talents, but bridge communities deprived of the knowledge and practices they need to heal themselves.

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Should I Take Raspberry Leaves for Womb Health?

By Demetria Marshall

Rubus idaeus, aka red raspberry, is a member of the rose family native to Europe, North America, and Asia. Though raspberry does not bloom a flower quite as stunning as the rose, the plant similarly overflows with medicinal properties. 

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Trust Your Gut: How CBD and Herbs Can Balance Your Digestive System

By Anika White

The human gut microbiota (especially gut bacteria) play a pivotal role in your wellbeing—and everything you consume, down to hemp and other herbs, canbe the difference between feeling funky and being your best.

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It's High Time to Harness the Power of Passionflower

By Anika White

You may know it by one of its many names: maypop, maracuja, granadilla, Passiflora incarnata, or passionflowerLush green vines covered with purple and white flowers climb the garden wall, like blooming tentacles grasping for higher heights. Some believe it’s a sign from the heavens, for others, it’s an earthly way to ease anxiety. 

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Xula’s Herbs: The Synergistic Approach to Our Formula

By Jordann Funk

As Xula was being dreamed into being, Karina—the CEO—posed me an important question; one that most companies selling herbal products on a broad scale might not be taking into consideration. “Do you think that formulas can still be effective even when they’re not tailored to specific individuals?”

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