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How Stress Can Lower Your Immune System adaptogen ashwagandha holy basil immune health immunity licorice stress tulsi Jan 21, 2021
 
 

It’s no big secret that chronic stress weakens the immune system. And, as we head into cold and flu season, coming to the end of a year that’s been immensely stressful for the entire world, and also heading into the most stressful, errr uhhh, “wonderful time of...

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How Adaptogenic Herbs Can Get You through Stressful Times adaptogen ashwagandha herbs holy basil reishi respiratory herbs stress tulsi Jan 20, 2021
 

It’s no secret that life has been mighty tough for the majority of humans these days. From a pandemic, to outrageous acts of systemic racism, and political upheaval, and the inability to see those you love, or even get a simple hug. Times have been downright hard!

Whether these...

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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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Herbs to Ease Stress & Anxiety anxiety ashwaganda depression health herbs mental nerves nervoussystem stress Nov 16, 2020

Have you been feeling a bit stressed, anxious, nervous, angry, or worried as all get out lately? With all that is happening in our world today, it’s no wonder you may be feeling this way. I know I have, and it makes it really hard to focus and do good work. Our world is a tough place to be...

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