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.
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.
So what do you call a weed that’s been used as a medicinal plant, culinary herb, acupuncture aid, and spirit tool for centuries?
Riding the wave that is the menstrual cycle can get crazy. PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome) and menstrual cramps (dysmenorrhea) ripple through the lives of people with wombs flooding them with mixed emotions and symptoms. If we understand the causes and differences, we can address our symptoms and adjust our environments to nurture our bodies.
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?”