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Licorice Root: the Sweeter Side of Gut Health anti-inflammatory demulcent digestion digestive health gut health herbal remedies inflammation leaky gut licorice licorice root mucilaginous Feb 16, 2021
 

Today we're gonna chat all about licorice. No, not Twizzlers. Nor Red Vines.

Licorice Root is our star today, and good for our bodies in so many ways. Glycyrrhiza glabra is the Latin name of this particular plant. The “Glycyrrhiza" part of the name actually means "sweet root" and...

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3 Herbs for Inflammation of the Gut anti-inflammatory chamomile digestion digestive health gerd gut health herbs leaky gut marshmallow meadowsweet Jan 20, 2021
 

We all hear about it. Gut health is so important. It’s essential to healthy immune function, emotional well-being, and our overall vitality.

Inflammation is in all things with gut issues whether you’re talking about Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Inflammatory Bowel...

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Herbs to Rev Your Digestive Fire! black pepper bloating cardamom cinnamon constipation digestion digestive health digestive herbs garlic gassiness ginger gut health healthy herbs herbs herbs for digestion herbs for digestive fire horseradish hot herbs indigestion leaky gut Jan 19, 2021
 

Why warm digestion? Well, one, it’s winter, and it’s cold! If you’re someone who is always piling on scarves and sweaters and your fingers and toes are cold, you may want to consider these herbs that can help warm your digestion. 

To ensure healthy and optimal...

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Using Bitter Herbs for Better Gut Health appetite bitter chamomile dandelion digestion gastrin gastrointestinal gentian gut health herbs hormone wormwood Jan 04, 2021
 

Gut health is super important - today and every day. As we all know by now, your gut health is directly connected to the health of your brain, immune system, and overall health. The great news is that there are herbs that can help you keep your digestive system in tip top shape. Of...

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Four Steps To A Balanced, Healthy & Happy Gut allergens bacteria digestion enzymes fermented foods flora gut health leaky gut pathogens probiotics repair stress Dec 21, 2020

If you have been feeling funky and haven’t focused on your gut health yet, maybe our suggestions for lifestyle changes could help! Healing the gut can seem like a huge undertaking but like all things, there are many ways to approaching it. One of the methods Mountain Mel’s recognizes...

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New Year, New You, New Gut! beet black pepper cabbage carrot digestion fennel garlic ginger gut health herbs recipe sauerkraut turmeric Dec 21, 2020

Did you know that the key to that new you, lies in the health of your gut? While we’re not huge fans of New Year's Resolutions, as they seem so temporary and often fail, we are HUGE fans of a lifestyle change. After all, that’s pretty much the only way a long lasting positive impact...

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8 Herbs for Gut Health calendula chamomile digestion fennel ginger gut health marshmallow peppermint plantain turmeric Nov 17, 2020

Herbs can be an incredible ally when it comes to supporting your gut health. You may know that a healthy gut leads to an overall healthy body, mind, and soul. Of course, it’s very important to get to the root problem, before we can achieve true healing. You can learn more about in-depth gut...

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Why Is Your Gut Health So Important? anxiety depression digestion focus golden milk gut health immune health inflammation memory recipe skin conditions weight loss Nov 17, 2020

The health of your gut is the underlying foundation to the health of your entire body.  Did you know that the tiny bacteria, viruses, fungi, and other microorganisms that make up your body’s microbiome, outnumber your body’s cells 10-1!?  That means you’re made up of...

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The Herbalists Path Podcast brain health classes courses digestion education foraging harvesting herbal remedies herbalism herbalists path herbs immunity medicine plants podcast sustainable Sep 06, 2020
The Herbalist’s Path is a podcast on a Mission to Inspire a Movement where there’s a Herbalist in every home, again! Run by your Host Mountain Mel, you’ll hear interviews with fellow herbalists who will talk about their path to herbalism, and give you tips and tricks to take...
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