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Cleansing for Better Health

Often we hear about the devastating effects of widespread pollution on our planet’s environment. But how often do we stop to consider its impact on our bodies? We can no longer deny that we are living in a toxic world. The question is, what can we do about it?

While eating a healthy diet, getting adequate […]

Boosting Immunity at the Cellular Level

Flor·Essence® with Turkey Tail and Turmeric is Flora’s latest liquid herbal formula. This update to the Flor·Essence® formula uses all the same, time-tested, original eight herbs for cleansing and detoxification and adds in medicinal amounts of turkey tail mushroom and turmeric.

Turkey tail is a medicinal mushroom prized for its immunomodulating effects. Polysaccharides  and polyphenols in […]

Cleansing to Support Wellness

If you’re looking for a way to stay healthy, herbal cleansing may help. While eating a healthy diet, getting adequate sleep, managing stress, and doing exercise is important to support overall health, herbal cleansing may be a great addition. It can easily fit into your daily routine, requires no fasting or giving up solid foods, […]

What is D-Mannose?

D-Mannose is a simple sugar that occurs naturally in some plants, including cranberries, blueberries, peaches and apples. Mannose exists in two forms, alpha and beta. The alpha form is mild and sweet, while the beta form is bitter. The natural manufacturing methods for mannose result in a mixture of these two forms, yielding a product […]

Bathroom Habits Worth Knowing

Constipation; it’s not a fun, sexy or exciting topic to discuss, but a necessary conversation to have when it comes to your overall health. According to the Canadian Society of Intestinal Research, chronic constipation affects 15-30% of Canadians, and is commonly found in young children and the elderly, occurring more frequently in females than in […]

Make a Fresh Start with a Detox

Detoxification or cleanses are one of the basic foundations of natural healing. A good detox program cleanses the intestinal tract, the urinary tract, the liver, gallbladder, the blood and lymphatic system. It should include a wholesome diet focused on alkaline forming foods. It must also include lots of pure water and moderate exercise.

The advantage of […]

The Power of pH

Did you know that low energy levels accompanied by carbohydrate cravings, muscle soreness, low back pain or headaches, most likely indicate a pH imbalance? Many people are astonished once they realize the ill health effects caused by an overly acidic condition in the body. Yet, one of the most compelling nutritional discoveries in recent times […]

A Step-by-Step Guide for Green Cleaning

It’s time to make a commitment to green cleaning and here’s why— to prevent harmful chemicals from contaminating your home and family, and from going down the drain. Spend less on cleaning products, simplify your choices and have less of a negative impact on the environment.

 

Ingredients in conventional cleaners are far from “clean,” they often […]

Better Bowel Health

Constipation. It’s not a fun or exciting topic to discuss, but a necessary conversation to have when it comes to your overall health. According to the Canadian Society of Intestinal Research, chronic constipation affects 15-30% of Canadians, and is commonly found in young children and the elderly, occurring more frequently in females than in males. […]

Now is the Time to Try Probiotics

There are lots of good and bad bugs in your body – are the bad ones bugging you? It’s like a blockbuster action movie, the epic battle between good and evil that wages inside your body every day. Inside your mouth, intestines, urinary tract – and for women vaginal tract – there are 100 trillion […]