Welcome to the season of early darkness. Where autumnal and winter evenings provide a nighttime shifting energy that is all encompassing to our circadian rhythm, and our psyche. With the change of the season, and darkness falling earlier and earlier, the more we fight against this energetic shift, the more health problems we are likely […]

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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

I’ve had my herbal medicine and nutrition business for going on eight years now. I’ve done everything from having my own office space for client work, owning and managing a compounding herbal dispensary, making herbal formulas for wholesale, being a practitioner within a larger clinical practice, independent contracting/consulting work, social media collaborations and brand partnerships, […]

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Sunday, October 20, 2019

Hearty Hobbit Omelettes

By Lindsay Kluge

Hearty hobbit omelettes are one of my go-to’s on the weekends, or on a more leisurely weekday morning. At the end of the week, I have leftover greens and garden veggies from the farmers market, in a varying state of freshness. Omelettes are the perfect place to tuck away these vibrant garden gems and pack […]

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

I keep one or two of these botanical pressed flower journals in rotation all the time, and scribble all of the herbal formulas and tea recipes I’m making every week. It’s a simple little tool I use to keep me crafty, and a handy place to keep herbs and flowers I collect during the season. […]

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

Flaming Cider Elixir

By Lindsay Kluge

Every herbalist has a little book of recipes. A treasured little notebook to squirrel away recipes from their very first formulating days. Mine has a recipe for fire cider from Rosemary Gladstar when she came to teach my herbal class for a weekend, ten years ago. It was one of the first herbal kitchen remedies […]

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Thursday, August 29, 2019

Herbal medicine is a remarkable and totally rewarding profession. It’s personal, and truly a soul calling. There’s not a single herbalist I know who “got in it for the money”. One of the beautiful things about being an herbalist is the ability and opportunity to do lots of things. There’s no one job description for us, […]

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Forest Bathing Herbal Allies

By Lindsay Kluge

My dream of summer is quiet abundance. The world around me now is bursting in green and growth. In life and flavor. I want to soak up every summer day. So, each week, I spend intentional time out in the summer forests where I live. This practice, for me, is very personal time to rest […]

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

5 Tips for Storing Herbs

By Lindsay Kluge

I’ve kept an herbal apothecary for 10 years now. My home apothecary and my professional apothecary differ slightly, but I’ve learned over the years that taking time to store my herbs properly is a game changer. People ask me all the time when they’re starting their own apothecary what are the best tips for storing […]

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Friday, August 9, 2019

High Vibe Summer Tea Party

By Lindsay Kluge

High summer gatherings are oh my gosh so magical. Everything is bursting outside and laden with the heaviness that late summer brings. The air is heavy, the heat is intense, but the opportunity for gathering is incredibly high vibe. Late summer, that is, early August and September, is this in-between season that feels like the […]

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Finding your niche in holistic health is one of the first things I’m brainstorming with my business coaching clients. Whether you’re practicing herbal medicine, holistic nutrition, naturopathic medicine, health coaching, or even blogging, having a niche/speciality in your field is a huge opportunity to attract the exact clients (and readers) that you want to support […]

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Wednesday, July 24, 2019