Kwanzaa celebrates the seven principles of Nguzo Saba (originally Nguzu Saba – the seven principles of African Heritage). They were developed in 1965, a year before Kwanzaa itself. These seven principles comprise Kawaida, a Swahili word meaning "common."
November is Native American Heritage Month in the US. We gathered a variety of resources to help guide respectful celebration of this month.
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 Ofrenda de Día de los Muertos is a ritual that commemorates the loved ones who have passed away. Offering is sharing with the deceased and dialoguing with their memory.
Pan de Muerto has its origins in prehispanic cultures, where a similar offering was done to the goddess Cihuapipiltin - dedicated to the women who died on their first birth. The offerings back then consisted of papalotlaxcalli, a butterfly shaped bread done with amaranth and toasted dry corn.
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.