MTHFR mutations link to a range of conditions including Alzheimer’s, Hashimoto’s, mental illness, chronic pain, cancer. and birth defects.
Let’s take a look at both sleep deprivation and sleep deficiency — and how to address the underlying causes so that you can get quality rest!
Frankincense is a rare but resilient tree with a range of healing attributes, including easing depression and boosting the immune system.
Lion’s Mane Mushroom is a unique, shaggy mushroom that is rich in bioactive compounds that enhance health on a variety of levels.
You are not alone if you struggle during the holidays. There are many ways in which you can navigate grief and honor the process.
Gratitude is an excellent practice to embrace during the holidays. Here are 8 ways gratitude can change your life for the better.
Are you one of the estimated 45% of Americans that feels fatigued up to three times a week — even when you’ve slept 7-8 hours a night?
Some favorites methods and herbal remedies to ease the stress that often accompanies the holiday season and travel.
Kindness is Crucial Mark your calendars, World Kindness Day is set to arrive in exactly one month on November 13, 2023. And Random Acts of Kindness Week will begin shortly thereafter on February 11th, 2024. Why is this important? Because kindness matters much more...
Don’t Let Ulcerative Colitis Get You Down. Try These Natural Methods to Ease Symptoms and Boost Your Mood.
Ulcerative colitis can be a challenging condition with flare ups caused by stress and trigger foods, affecting both body and mind.
Exploring the science behind “earthing”, an easy and inexpensive method to reap additional benefits from your time in nature.
Did you know we can hardwire our brain towards positivity, and with enough practice, it can become second nature?
The Secret Superpowers of Highly Sensitive People: Here’s How to Unleash Their Potential for More Joy & Less Stress
Prevent overstimulation, fatigue, nervous tension, and overwhelm in the day-to-day lives of highly sensitive people.
Craniosacral therapy is a gentle, non-invasive modality that may lead to improved relaxation, fewer fibromyalgia symptoms, and more benefits.
Researchers have found that the highly bioactive lion’s mane mushroom doubles neuron growth and dramatically improves memory.
Explore natural remedies and lifestyle recommendations that help to address chronic pain so that you can feel better quickly.
Research seeks to answer what role technology plays in increasing levels of brain fog and diminishing focus and attention.
Natural Relief for Hard-To-Treat Conditions Over the past decade, cannabidiol (CBD) products have enjoyed an upswing in popularity for those seeking a natural method to control seizures and pain, cool inflammation, address mood disorders, and promote relaxation and...
Gardening is an outstanding form of exercise, relieves stress, and boosts overall physical and mental well-being.
The Mind-Body Connection When I began my journey with multiple sclerosis and found myself in a downward spiral of extremely poor health, I realized that I needed a radical shift in how I approached illness. Along with medicinal mushrooms and other natural remedies,...
Researchers have discovered that lowering salt in your diet is a crucial component to soothing stress in your life.
Nicole Apelian’s journey to navigating the emotional and physical aspects of MS, and how she thrives in spite of it.
Researchers have learned that a robust microbiome helps to create a brain system that supports the development of social skills.
Leaky brain syndrome occurs when the blood brain barrier is compromised, causing inflammation, mood disorders, chronic fatigue, and more.
Intermittent fasting boasts many health benefits, but a new study sheds light on possible negative impacts of the practice for women.
Tune in with interoception, the sense involving subtle signals sent from the cardiovascular system, gut, lungs, bladder, and kidneys.
Take active steps to fortify yourself against poor health and maintain your well being during the winter season.
Celiac disease is an ancient autoimmune disorder with 1 in 100 people diagnosed worldwide and an estimated 2.5 million undiagnosed in the US.
Cold is good? A brief review of some of the history and science behind the beneficial effects of embracing uncomfortable weather.
Microbiome support with a fiber-rich diet, stress reduction practices, and herbal remedies may lead to a healthier, happier life.
Could naturally occurring lithium, or the lack thereof, impact rates of autism and mood/cognitive disorders?
Lifestyle habits and herbal remedies may reduce seasonal affective disorder (SAD) symptoms, including flagging energy and brain fog.
Examining a multi-pronged approach to Cushing’s Syndrome, a multiple-symptom condition which impacts 10-15 million people every year.
The practice of releasing resentment, anger, and hostility, or forgiveness, has been proven to impact health and happiness.
Gut health is a vital factor in avoiding chronic disease. Learn how to encourage microbial diversity for ourselves and future generations.
When you eat, the tiny bacteria that make up your microbiome respond by sending biochemicals up to the brain — for better or worse.
Improved Health in Only 3 Minutes Sometimes the most simple interventions are the most effective solution for health issues. And one of the best examples of this is a technique called Senobi Breathing Exercise (SBE). Gentle yet powerful, this method only takes three...
Homemade sauerkraut is a simple and budget-friendly way to boost your microbiome health, and also improve mood, immunity, and weight loss.
Looking at what science has to say about the benefits of cold therapy, and how to safely incorporate this practice into your wellness regimen.
Nicole’s favorite methods for creating balance during autumn, strengthening yourself against contagious illness, and fortifying your lungs.
Learn what science has to say about the powerful impact of spending time in nature on your physical and mental health.
The heavy impact refined sugar has on brain function, and how to remedy our addiction to this widespread additive.
Simple suggestions to minimize the negative impacts of smartphone use, and cognitive-boosting tips to help to protect the brain.
For those without autoimmune disorders, Rhodiola rosea, or golden root, can help to address a wide range of health complaints.
Reviewing factors that may lead to better treatment and health outcomes for those impacted by chronic fatigue syndrome.
Science has found that gardening has a range of healthy benefits, from weight loss to improved physical and cognitive wellbeing.
A new study finds that global warming will significantly reduce sleep quality around the globe, but we can take steps to minimize the impact.
Experience the pleasure of the feel-good neurotransmitter, dopamine, in a health-affirming way by shifting habits and choices.
Explore the wild world of sourdough fermentation and learn how this ancient technique can yield delicious bread that is good for you!
Learn about the health-impacts of extended grieving, and methods to navigate these trials in a healthy way.
Lifestyle and dietary choices, time in nature, CBD, and other medicinal herbs are Nicole’s go-tos for taming chronic inflammation.
Learn about holy basil, a perennial herb that is often grown for both religious and medicinal use, and can be enjoyed in multiple ways.
Suffering from more than the occasional instance of brain fog? Explore these recommendations that can help you regain clarity and sharpness.
Addressing the state of your gut microbiome is an important aspect of healing if you struggle with depression, anxiety, brain fog.
Don’t underestimate the power of food – research shows that diet can be a helpful ally to brighten your outlook!
When our sleep is disrupted, every area of our life is affected – medicinal herbs offer a safe and effective solution for sleep problems.
Exercise is a crucial aspect of promoting both physical and mental well-being, and these benefits are also strongly supported by science.
Gut microflora play a crucial role in our overall well being. Prioritizing gut balance and health can help you truly thrive.
Yoga is a wonderful practice for both mental and physical wellbeing, and its benefits are well backed by science.
The practice of gratitude helps to put our lives in perspective and enriches us spiritually, emotionally, and physically.
The holiday season is fast approaching, do you have a game plan to support yourself through this busy time?
Learn more about the science behind laughter and improved health, and the therapeutic benefits of laughter for your life.
The vagus nerve affects your breathing, digestion, immune system, and heart rate – its proper functioning is crucial for your well-being!
Vitiligo is an autoimmune condition that has no cure, but an anti-inflammatory diet and herbal remedies may be helpful.
If you feel as if you could use a reboot in your life, a media and device detox may be just what you need!
Manage menopausal symptoms and support hormonal balance using select medicinal herbs and adjusting lifestyle habits.
Gratitude is a profound habit that can transform your life. A growing body of research shows how it may also impact your physical health.
Lyme Disease is the top vector-borne disease in the United States – learn about the many herbal options for healing.
Exploring some of the options for managing symptoms of autism and ADHD through diet, lifestyle, supplementation, and herbal support.
Current research shows that diet can influence mental well-being and has uncovered some surprising correlations.
Nicole’s path to managing MS led to the creation of healing herbal formulations in her Apothecary, and the answer to this user’s prayers.
Always exhausted, gaining weight, craving sweet or salty foods, and experiencing brain fog? You may be suffering from adrenal fatigue.
For those who struggle with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, medicinal herbs are a powerful ally for addressing the maze of life-disrupting symptoms.
Chinese Skullcap: A Traditional Medicinal Herb That Tackles Cancer, Inflammation, Allergies, and Anxiety
Chinese skullcap is a medicinal herb that has unique health benefits and is an outstanding remedy for a host of afflictions.
When you’re ready to experience sound, rejuvenating sleep, medicinal herbs offer a safe and effective alternative to pharmaceutical drugs.
Be kind and be well. Over the years research has consistently found that kindness is directly tied to our overall happiness and well-being.
St. John’s Wort is a yellow-flowered botanical known for easing depression and anxiety, but it’s also an exceptional anti-inflammatory.
Lion’s Mane mushroom is an outstanding medicinal herbal remedy, providing stress and anxiety support, boosting energy, and reducing fatigue.