Your digestive system, or gut, is a complex system of organs that does much more than turn the food that you eat into the energy your body needs. Your digestive system also plays a role in a variety of bodily functions beyond digestion, including immune system support. So even if you don't suffer from occasional digestive problems like constipation or diarrhea, maintaining a healthy digestive system can be an important factor to a healthy you. We've put together some healthy tips and natural immune boosters that you can incorporate into your daily routine.Read More
From the ancient Egyptians to the Native Americans, the inner gel of an aloe vera plant has a long history of being used for beauty and medicinal purposes. It’s most well-known for being a leading therapy for sunburns but it really is so much more than that. This succulent belongs to the Liliaceae family and grows in dry, hot climates all over the world. The aloe leaves, when broken, secrete a clear gel that is filled with a host of mineral, vitamins, and much more. Over the years, various studies have been conducted to examine the benefits of aloe vera plants and the properties that are effective for aiding in the treatment a range irritants. Below we share some of our favorite ways aloe vera juice benefits us inside and out.
Yes, it's true, the dreaded flu season is upon us in full force. One minute you're feeling strong and healthy and then out of nowhere, there's a suspicious scratchiness lingering in the back of your throat. The body is much more resilient than we think. It's an incredible healing machine, but we still need to support it with natural healing processes. Beyond getting the flu shot and washing your hands on a regular basis, the best lines of defense comes in basic healthy habits. Below we discuss 7 natural immune boosters for you to try this winter.Read More