Here are 3 Herbs every Goddess should try.
Herbs, berries, teas, tinctures and flowers.. these 3 have taken my health & beauty routine to the next level.
It's Chinese name comes from the fact that it's berries posses all 5 flavours: sweet, sour, bitter, salty and pungent. In traditional Chinese Medicine, Schizandra berry is considered in the top 50 fundamental herbs for beauty and longevity and on the its long list of benefits, here's a few stand-outs for me:
- Anti inflammatory
- Anti aging
- Prevents cancer
- Boosts libido
- Fights depression
- Improves sleep
It's an amazing source of anti- oxidants and a true champion for women. This berries energy really registers a strong, feminine quality... She-zandra/ Schi-zandra :-)
Stinging Nettle or Common Nettle are a few names Utica Dioica goes by. When in season, Nettles are sold at almost all major organic grocery stores and in most farmers markets. Chances are, if you take a few into your nearest forrest you'll soon encounter these lush green beauties. Here are some of it's health benefits:
- Anti histimine
- Anti inflammatory
- Fights parasites
- Supports adrenals
- Supports kidneys
- Helps with menopause
- Promotes strong hair
- Clears skin conditions
The best thing about it is, it's virtually free and relatively easy to identify on your forrest walks. #lettheforrestbeyourpharmacy
When a mushroom is called "Medicine of Kings" and "Elixir of eternal life" you stop and take notice. It's Chinese name Lingzhi literally means: spirit, spiritual and supernatural because of its incredible medicinal and spiritual qualities. What's most fascinating about this mushroom is the ancient mythology surrounding it. Stories of communities in ancient Asia living well over 120, monks that would only drink this Zhi tea to achieve deep states of meditation and enlightenment are exchanged amongst those who are in the know. Here are a few more amazing health benefits:
- Immune enhancer
- Anti stress
- Anti oxidant
- Fights cancer, has been shown to dramatically slow down the growth of tumors
- Promotes deep sleep
- Calms the nervous system
- Anti anxiety
Whatever dis-ease you carry, mild like trouble sleeping to more serious like ADHD, this agent herb frees you from your troubles and instead offers you deep states of calm.
The forrest is full of food. Food that heals, food that nourishes and food that elevates. Step outside and dig in!