About Author: Katya

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Katya has a deep respect and passion for the natural world and the ongoing dance to achieve balance in health and purpose in life. Having experienced her own chronic health challenges since her teenage years, she can empathize with the health challenges many of us face at points in our lives. Having these experiences and seeing the connection time and again between her physical health and her mental and spiritual state, has helped her to see health as part of a whole system.

Posts by Katya

  • The beautiful hawthorn tree, with its leaves that look like mini oak leaves and its spiny branches, produces abundant flowers (white or pink) that later create red berries.  Crataegus oxycantha […]

    Hawthorn berry, leaf, & flower

    The beautiful hawthorn tree, with its leaves that look like mini oak leaves and its spiny branches, produces abundant flowers (white or pink) that later create red berries.  Crataegus oxycantha […]

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  • Rhodiola rosea is the plant used for it’s health-giving properties.  The root is harvested from this low-growing perennial plant that grows throughout the northern hemisphere in high elevations in Asia, […]

    Rhodiola

    Rhodiola rosea is the plant used for it’s health-giving properties.  The root is harvested from this low-growing perennial plant that grows throughout the northern hemisphere in high elevations in Asia, […]

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  • Everyone wants healthy skin.  Everyone wants to look and feel good.  The skin is our body’s largest organ and it is intimately and inextricably linked to every other organ and […]

    Healthy Skin from the Inside Out

    Everyone wants healthy skin.  Everyone wants to look and feel good.  The skin is our body’s largest organ and it is intimately and inextricably linked to every other organ and […]

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  • The root of this European-sourced herb is primarily used in medicine, although the leaf is also used.  Its Latin name is Petasites hybridus and is a shrubby plant in the Asteraceae […]

    Butterbur

    The root of this European-sourced herb is primarily used in medicine, although the leaf is also used.  Its Latin name is Petasites hybridus and is a shrubby plant in the Asteraceae […]

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  • The vine of passionflower is used for its sedative, antispasmodic, and muscle-relaxing properties.  Passionflower is often used in tea blends, tinctures, or capsules for anxiety, nervous tension, insomnia, heart palpitations […]

    Passionflower herb

    The vine of passionflower is used for its sedative, antispasmodic, and muscle-relaxing properties.  Passionflower is often used in tea blends, tinctures, or capsules for anxiety, nervous tension, insomnia, heart palpitations […]

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  • Nervines are a category of herbs that act on the nervous system, helping to soothe, restore, and sedate the Central Nervous System (CNS) or the nerves of the Peripheral Nervous […]

    Sleep & Relax with Herbal Nervines

    Nervines are a category of herbs that act on the nervous system, helping to soothe, restore, and sedate the Central Nervous System (CNS) or the nerves of the Peripheral Nervous […]

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  • The dried bark of the Wild Cherry tree (Prunus serotina) is used medicinally, and is best known for its ability to sedate the cough reflex.  Found in herbal cough syrups […]

    Cherry bark (Wild Cherry bark)

    The dried bark of the Wild Cherry tree (Prunus serotina) is used medicinally, and is best known for its ability to sedate the cough reflex.  Found in herbal cough syrups […]

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  • This herb is probably one of the most familiar to people based on its name alone, but it is also one of the most misunderstood.  It’s fame is due to […]

    St. John’s wort

    This herb is probably one of the most familiar to people based on its name alone, but it is also one of the most misunderstood.  It’s fame is due to […]

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  • This is a blend of herbs compiled to help ease the symptoms of colds and flu, while helping to boost the immune system.  Drink when you feel you are “catching” […]

    Cold-n-Flu Away Tea

    This is a blend of herbs compiled to help ease the symptoms of colds and flu, while helping to boost the immune system.  Drink when you feel you are “catching” […]

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  • The upper parts of this creeping, low-growing green plant in the Apiaceae (Carrot/Umbel) family are used as medicine.  The leaves are   simple, ovate, and a medium green and can be […]

    Gotu kola

    The upper parts of this creeping, low-growing green plant in the Apiaceae (Carrot/Umbel) family are used as medicine.  The leaves are   simple, ovate, and a medium green and can be […]

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