Balancing Vata In the Winter

By Lily Kardon

When it’s cold, dry and windy outside we can tend to feel anxious, scattered and chilly. In Ayurveda, this imbalance is referred to as “Vata.”

Vata imbalance often occurs in winter, alongside excessive sluggishness or Kapha imbalance which you can learn about here.Read more

RECIPE: Harmonizing Digestive Herbal Tea

by Sara Crow, L.Ac.

“What a wonderful time of year; the nights are getting so fresh and cool. I thought I’d share a totally effective, simple and inexpensive herb combo to boost immunity, support respiratory health, and address cold and flu symptoms. If you are prone to frequent colds and flus, drink this throughout the winter and you’ll find it’s less of a problem.Read more

David Winston on Herbal Medicine for Depression

We caught up with one of our favorite herbalists, David Winston, to ask him a few questions about treating depression with herbal medicine. David is is an Herbalist and Ethnobotanist with 46 years of training in Cherokee, Chinese, and Western herbal traditions.  He has been in clinical practice for 39 years and is an herbal consultant to physicians, herbalists and researchers throughout the USA and Canada.Read more