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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Celebrating the Pan-African Holiday Kwanzaa

By Les Xules

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."

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hemp plant in snow

Winter Solstice Ritual

By Les Xules

Today is the Winter Solstice—the shortest day and longest night of the year. It is the first day of astronomical winter. Join us for ritual cannabis consumption for the winter solstice.

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Matcha latte and xula ah! tincture

Xula's Matcha Lattecito

By Les Xules

Treat yourself to a homemade matcha latte. Not only do CBD and CBG blend beautifully with a light caffeine buzz, the herbs, including Passionflower, Damiana, Rose, and Blue Vervain, will support focus and serenity.

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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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Pan de Muerto

Xula's Pan de Muerto

By Les Xules

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. 

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red raspberries berries and leaves

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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