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Licorice Root Improves Skin Health & Soothes Stomach Problems The Sweet One This root is naturally sweet and in Chinese, licorice is called gan can, which means “sweet herb." Glycyrrhizin is what gives licorice its sweet flavor, and glycyrrhizin is 50 times sweeter than sugar! That’s a whole lot of sweet! Romans, Greeks, Egyptians and many more groups of people traditionally used licorice as a remedy for asthma, mouth ulcers, sore throats and skin conditions. SCIENCE TELLS US Studies link glycyrrhizin to anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial benefits. As a result, licorice root extract is used to treat a variety of skin conditions, including acne and eczema. Licorice root extract is often used to relieve symptoms of indigestion, such as acid reflux, upset...

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Bust that brain fog.  🧠💭 Here are 3 things you can do to feel fresh, clear, and focused! When you’re feeling foggy, forgetful, unfocused, disorganized, and like you just can’t think, your brain is sending an important signal that there’s an imbalance in your life that needs to be addressed. You got the fog! And you may have it for multiple reasons. Poor sleep, a sugary diet, stress, and even COVID can result in long lasting brain fog that you just can't shake. HERE ARE 3 THINGS TO DO TODAY THAT YOU MAY NOT HAVE THOUGHT OF DOING YET ⬇ 1. Put the screen away. For reals. 📱 Did you know that the average American adult spends up to 11 hours...

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🥥 coconut 🥥 Improves Oral Health & Boosts Digestive System A legend shared by many cultures in the Pacific. Once upon a time, a little girl had a pet eel. As the girl grew up she became more and more distant from her pet and lost interest in caring for it. She released it into the river in the jungle. One day, as she was bathing in the river, she spotted the eel staring at her. She was so surprised and angry to see the eel that she killed it! As the eel was dying, it said to her  "Although you hate me now, one day you will kiss me and thank me.” And from where the eel was buried, there grew...

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Stuck in that afternoon slump? Here's 3 things you can do to energize your afternoon. 🤔 💭 🧠 Charge your battery. For many people the afternoon brings yawns and sudden fatigue. Luckily, there are strategies to overcome these inevitable tired feelings! Try to... 1. Eat a light, plant-based lunch - a carb and protein heavy lunch can cause afternoon sluggishness as our bodies produce more serotonin. 2. Chug a glass of water and sip on an herbal tea. Hydrating will help prevent fatigue and tiredness. 3. Get outside. Being outside in nature reduces stress and increases motivation. Also, letting the sun soak your face can improve your energy (you are a solar-powered being). Indulge a little. Mindfully carve out a...

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YERBA MATÉ: THE ENERGIZING TEA + how to use the gourd & bombilla Yerba Maté is a tea with a history of both energizing and unifying a community. Yerba Maté is loaded with antioxidants and has just as much caffeine as coffee. 🤯 Yari, the mythical goddess of maté, named the tea a symbol of friendship, and there's a good reason why! This tea has been ritually shared for centuries, primarily in Brazil and Paraguay among the Tupí and Guarani tribes. Indigenous people chewed the evergreen leaves during marches. It gave them the strength, energy, and high spirits. ☀️ Yerba Maté is traditionally prepared in a gourd which is used as a cup. Bombillas are metal straws used to drink the maté...

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