Making Maca Work for You

One of the most popular supplements and natural food products in recent years is the root vegetable known as Maca. For centuries, Maca has been grown at high altitudes in the Peruvian Andes, where it’s still harvested, heated, and dried according to time-tested methods. Peruvians have long used Maca as a traditional remedy for a variety of health issues, including low libido, fertility, premenstrual syndrome, menopause, fatigue symptoms, and mood issues, among others.

Camu-Aid to the Rescue!

Botanicals like Camu Camu (Myrciaria dubia) and Cat’s Claw (Uncaria tomentosa) are widely used in naturopathic (natural medicine) circles for their antiviral and immune system-supporting properties. Camu Camu is the most potent source of natural Vitamin C on the planet, making it a powerhouse for immune system support. Desmodium (Desmodium adscendens) is another wonderful botanical that, while not known for its antiviral properties, promotes healthy lung function, relieves congestion, and promotes easy breathing – a major issue in both bacterial and viral pneumonia and a host of other upper and lower respiratory illnesses, including bronchitis and the common cold.

Forests are essential for a green recovery from COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken an unprecedented toll on lives and economies around the world. As countries continue to work to turn the tide of the pandemic, plans and measures are being put in place to set us on the path to a green recovery. Forests have a key role to play in these efforts.

A Holiday Message for 2020

Thanksgiving Letter 2020

Although most of us will have a small Thanksgiving dinner this year, we are still likely to overeat. That’s part of feasting! I don’t know about you, but by the time dessert arrives I’m full! I feel stuffed — a little to a lot uncomfortable, depending on how much I overate. Although I love pumpkin pie, pecan pie and apple pie, even better with whipped cream, my stomach is just not ready for it. But for a number of years now, I have solved that dilemma!