Medicinal mushrooms have long held an important place in the traditions of Eastern medicine and have been used for thousands of years to treat a variety of health concerns and diseases. Here’s more about turkey tail, an important type of medicinal mushroom.
When we’re in the thick of cold and flu season, it’s a good idea to have as many tools in your symptom-fighting arsenal as possible. That’s why Natural Factors developed their Anti-V Formula, which can be used both preventively and acutely.
For centuries, the dark berries of the European black elder have been used as a winter remedy for immune support. Here’s how Nature’s Way has maximized the efficacy of elderberries in their Sambucus line.
Umckaloabo was discovered hundreds of years ago by South African tribes as a treatment for respiratory and digestive ailments—and has recently become popular in other parts of the world for its help shortening the duration of colds and cough.
It’s that time of year….when cold and flu bugs are everywhere. So what are the best ways to prepare for—and ease symptoms—during the season? We talked to practitioners across three different specialties to get their takes.
Cold and flu season is looming…that means it’s time to stock your immunity-boosting arsenal with both preventive measures and treatments that can help nip symptoms in the bud fast! We spoke with Matthew Becker, herbalist and lead practitioner at our North Boulder store, about the immunity go-tos he loves to […]
Are you the type of person that seems to get ill just thinking about cold and flu season? Do you get frequent infections throughout the fall and winter? Once you’re sick, do you have trouble regaining health? Here are some ideas to keep those seasonal illnesses at bay. First off, […]
By David Bunting, Herb Pharm Shop Umckaloabo The genus of Pelargonium brings to us a large and diverse number of horticultural and perfumery plants, together with a handful of traditional medicinal herbs. Made up of about 270 species, the largest variety and diversity of Pelargoniums occur in the Cape Provinces of […]
What are probiotics? Probiotics are microorganisms, including both bacteria and yeast, that live in the small and large intestines (also referred to as the gut). Collectively, all organisms in the gut are referred to as flora. There are more than 400 different types of bacteria species living in the gut, […]