The Man, The Myth, The Legend

The Man, The Myth, The Legend

Philip Fritchey was my husband. He was the love of my life and meant the world to me, and I find comfort in hearing how Phil inspired others. This week one of my husband’s students Martha Bowers reached out to me and asked if she could write her story about her...
When You’re Green Inside – You’re Clean Inside

When You’re Green Inside – You’re Clean Inside

When your green inside – your clean inside! Chlorophyll has numerous advantages for your skin health and wellness. Would certainly you think if we told you that this is true? Some experts even state that consuming liquid chlorophyll can help you do away with...
Vitamin C Serum – Beyond the Hype

Vitamin C Serum – Beyond the Hype

Vitamin C Serum – Beyond the Hype, Vitamin C has been a “must-have” 5-star ingredient in skin care products and anti-aging treatments for quite some time because of its wide variety of skin-perfecting functions. From brightening the skin to creating healthy new...
7 Great Winter Workout Ideas For You

7 Great Winter Workout Ideas For You

TOP AT-HOME WORKOUTS TO INCLUDE IN YOUR WINTER WORKOUT PLAN I have been asked about my winter workouts and how I keep motivated and keep my energy going during cold dark months in the depths of winter, and I must say that nutrition is a huge part of it for me.  I...
The Season – The Virus – and Your Skin

The Season – The Virus – and Your Skin

For the last two years, we have become all too familiar with Covid-19 and how to survive a viral pandemic. The most common symptoms are fever, a dry cough, and losing your sense of taste and smell. Headaches, muscle and joint pain, nasal congestion, and fatigue...
Your Backyard Medicine Cabinet

Your Backyard Medicine Cabinet

Your backyard medicine cabinet is our heritage of healing as a civilization stems (pun intended) from humans using the local, regional plants most conveniently located to them for aiding the most common issues that faced them. The medicine people belonging to lineages...
Clinical Skin Care – From a Botanical Perspective

Clinical Skin Care – From a Botanical Perspective

Treating skin discoloration is a big business in spas and skincare clinics and is growing tremendously by the day! The rise in photo-aging is caused by the sun and environmental exposure and the impact of technology and electronic devices and the HEV (high energy...
Wildcrafting vs Organic?

Wildcrafting vs Organic?

What Is “Wildcrafted” Skin Care?  A Deeper Look at Botanicals As consumers become more informed and selective about what they use on their skin, questions arise about which is better when it comes to ingredients and products they should use: Natural or...
The Holy Trio of Redness-Zapping Herbs

The Holy Trio of Redness-Zapping Herbs

Dealing with rosacea and any other skin condition characterized by stubborn redness and irritation can feel like an uphill battle. Thankfully, there are a number of beneficial botanical allies, which seem like their intention is to tackle this kind of persistent...
The Spring Equinox: Life Force Energy for Plant Medicine

The Spring Equinox: Life Force Energy for Plant Medicine

How Shifting Earth Energy and the Lunar Calendar Impact Herbal Medicine and Wellness   When the northern hemisphere begins to lean towards the sun, and the sun passes the equator, moving south to north, we get the spring equinox or first official day of spring....