• Natural Herbs, Supplements, & Vitamins – Holistic Remedies
  • The Ins and Outs of Immunity-Boosting Herbs

    Ever wonder what is it about Echinacea that helps fight colds? Or why practitioners often recommend elderberry? Anne Salazar-Dunbar, herbalist and lead practitioner at our La Jolla store, tells us about these immune-boosting herbs. Echinacea Echinacea’s ability to boost the immune system’s performance has been extensively documented over the years. […]

  • Natural Herbs, Supplements, & Vitamins – Holistic Remedies
  • Adaptogens in Focus: Rhodiola

    On nearly every continent, there are plants that contain particular substances and chemicals capable of altering the human physiological and emotional reaction to stress. Known for thousands of years and utilized by cultures around the globe, these healing herbs and fungi—what we now call adaptogens—convey a resistance to chemical, physical […]

  • Natural Herbs, Supplements, & Vitamins – Holistic Remedies
  • Herbal Remedy: Nettle (Stinging Nettle)

    Hopefully you haven’t had many real life encounters with nettle (Urtica Dioica)—also called “stinging nettle,” it grows in temperate climates and its stinging hairs and leaves can cause nasty hives. The hives, formally called urticaria, produce pale red, itchy, raised bumps (in fact, the Latin root of Urtica is uro […]