Common Questions

Common Questions

A Crash Course in Gemmotherapy

February 24, 2018

What are Gemmotherapy extracts? The term “Gemmotherapy” originated from the “gem” or bud of the plant that is macerated to create the concentrated extract. It is these first buds or shoots that develop in the Spring that contain the most powerful growth material (like stem cells). This growth material in plants is called meristem cells.…

Summer Salads: Planning One Week At A Time

June 20, 2017

A raw salad every day, whether it be for lunch or before your evening meal, is an excellent way to increase your veggie intake, alkalize your body, support healthy digestion, and promote optimal elimination. Who knew a salad could be so helpful, right? While a salad a day sounds good on paper, having what you…

Making Headspace

April 11, 2017

Whether you are still trying to meet that 2017 intention to begin a committed meditation practice or are an on-and-off-again practitioner needing some support, you may find your answer with Headspace. Claiming to make meditation simple, Headspace founder Andy Puddicombe has brought to life an amazing app that does exactly what he professes. Watch Andy…

Pet Care Made Simple With Gemmotherapy

Feb 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

One of the beauties of Gemmotherapy is that it provides support literally for everyone under your roof. It is a therapy for the entire family and the more you learn the more confident you will be in handling acute situations when they arise and know when to ask for further support. Whether you are just hearing the word Gemmotherapy for the first time or you are the proud owner of your own growing collection of extracts, it is important to…

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Benefits Of A Foam Roller

Jan 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

In the process of restoring optimal elimination and resolving chronic symptoms I often see that clients tend to develop acute inflammation in areas traditionally held tight, particularly the hips. Diet and a daily Gemmotherapy protocol certainly help move this inflammation along, but there is more that can be done. In a perfect world I would recommend all my clients have acupuncture and massage, however, I know that doesn’t necessarily fit in everyone’s schedule and/or budget. So what’s an alternative? This…

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Gemmotherapy Answers: Why Go Plant-Based?

Jul 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

  Wouldn’t you like this to be the year that you resolved your seasonal allergies? Or possibly it’s that painful menses that gets in your way each month or chronic headaches? Whatever the symptom, the very reason you struggle with it is because the organs and systems designed to resolve it are not functioning at their best. This poor function directly impacts your immunity, your body’s ability to distinguish self from nonself.   Throughout the early years of my trainings…

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Gemmotherapy Answers: Take All of Them

Apr 3, 2015 | 6 Comments

Yes, you need to take ALL of them! Last week I shared a bit about how the cleaning and fortifying action of gemmotherapy when used for acute digestive symptoms in babies can lessen more series symptoms later on in childhood. Today I want to emphasize the importance of using each of the gemmotherapy extracts that are prescribed in your protocol. Recently, enough conversations have occurred in my practice to lead me to a post about the synergy of a gemmotherapy protocol. When…

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