The 6 Top Time Tested Herbs For A Robust Immune System

Awais Ahmad |

November is almost here, and that means cold and flu season is on the way! That’s why I wanted to share some of my favorite herbs for boosting the immune system, and keeping germs at bay. A healthy functioning immune system can help stop colds in their tracks by creating...

Your Brain on Lions Mane - Boost Mood and Memory!

Brandon Gilbert |

Lion’s mane, or hericium erinaceus, is an edible and medicinal mushroom that grows natively across North America, Europe and Asia. Lion’s mane is also called the bearded tooth mushroom, and can be identified by its long spines and its tendency to grow a single clump of these dangling spines. These...

What Incense Can Do For You

Brandon Gilbert |

A Brief History of Incense Humans have been burning aromatic and fragrant woods and herbs for thousands of years. Incense continues to be widely used in religions around the world, from Hinduism to Greek and Russian Orthodox Christianity. Naturally scented wood is actually very rare, and it can take centuries...

The 5 Top Tonic Herbs for Libido and Hormonal Health

Brandon Gilbert |

Healthy libido and hormone levels can vastly improve one’s quality of life. Often times (but not always) an inhibited libido can be a sign that the rest of our health is not in full harmony. It is, perhaps, one of nature’s ways/symptoms of calling attention to our overall health. One...

4 Easy Ways to Improve Your Digestion Today

Brandon Gilbert |

Many people today are suffering from poor digestion, as well as related conditions like Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Crohn’s Disease, and things like heartburn.  Even if you’re not suffering from noticeable digestive troubles, we can all stand to level up our digestion, as it’s responsible for...

My Favorite Tonic Herbs For More Energy

Brandon Gilbert |

It’s more and more common to see people crushing multiple energy drinks throughout the day or gulping coffee all day long. While these things aren’t necessarily terrible in and of themselves, abusing them or over-relying on them for normal energy production in the body often leads to a burst of...

Why Gynostemma Is The Supreme Economical Adaptogen

Brandon Gilbert |

Intro: What is Gynostemma? Gynostemma is a powerful adaptogenic tea that was discovered in China in the late 1960s. It was traditionally nicknamed “miracle grass” because of the seemingly endless benefits it enables through regular use.  Since Gynostemma was discovered relatively recently, the majority of information about it is science...

Boost Free Testosterone and Detox Estrogens: The Power of Nettle

Brandon Gilbert |

When attempting to improve testosterone levels, most people’s first impulse is to jump on the internet and immediately start researching “the perfect testosterone supplement” that will skyrocket their T to unimaginable levels.  The reality is that perhaps the most potent, sustainable way to increase testosterone levels, and hormonal health in...

Top 3 Tonic Herbs for Better Workouts and Exercise Performance

Brandon Gilbert |

If you’re an athlete or fitness enthusiast, you may find yourself feeling that you need a bit of a boost some days. The problem with most pre-workouts or synthetic supplements is that they contain unwanted additives or harmful ingredients that can have negative effects over the long term. That’s why...

Why sleep is so important - healthy sleep hygiene and habits

Brandon Gilbert |

Intro: why quality sleep matters Most of us know that it is important to get an appropriate amount of sleep each night. But why is sleep really so important? For one thing, sleep is directly related to the other components of your health and your life. For example, the amount...