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Digging Deeper into the Just Breathe Capsules

In reasonable amounts, stress is normal and even healthy. Stress helps our body to make decisions quickly and it can motivate you to reach your goals. However, too much stress is detrimental to your health. Feeling stressed for days, weeks, or even months at a time can result in a weakened immune system, high blood pressure and heart disease, tiredness and fatigue, and depression and anxiety, among others. In addition to making lifestyle decisions to help avoid chronic stress, like performing regular physical activity, promoting mental balance, and eating a balanced diet, you can take a supplement to help promote internal balance. Balance Blends offers the Just Breathe capsules that contain nine herbs used in Traditional Chinese Medicine to help...

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Le Petite Noir

  The change of seasons means that now more than ever, your skin and health are at it's most vulnerable. If you're looking for all-natural solutions to help switch up your routine and get your body ready for the harsh reality that winter brings, try giving Balance Blends a try! I recently sat down with Alandra Michelle of Le Petite Noir to discuss the importance of holistic health and finding ways to create the perfect routine that was just right for her.   Read all about her experience, here. 

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Celebrate National Relaxation Day with Cordyceps and Other Herbal Remedies for Anxiety

August 15th is National Relaxation Day and a good opportunity to check in with yourself. Are you feeling stressed? If so, you can pop these adaptogens for natural stress relief! Adaptogenic herbs, or adaptogens, help the body “adapt” to various stressors, from physical to emotional. While they cannot remove stress from our daily lives, adaptogenic herbs are believed to affect the body’s metabolic and hormonal responses, promoting smoother, calmer reactions instead of dramatic spikes in anxiety or fatigue. Adaptogenic herbs have long been used in Eastern medicine as a life-enhancing tonic to help eliminate toxins, balance the body, and restore energy and vitality so the body can more effectively resist stress.One of the most popular adaptogenic herbs is Cordyceps, a rare...

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Bupleurum (Chai Hu) to Deal with Anxiety - Center Yourself With This Herb When It’s Time to Chill Out

  Anxiety is part of our human nature but sometimes we just need to center ourselves and chill out before we do harm to our bodies and minds. We advocate using natural ingredients that pack a punch but are safe for our bodies. When it comes to anxiety, you need to learn about  a bright, sickle-shaped plant that helps balance the body during times of stress called Chai Hu. Chai Hu is the Chinese name for Bupleurum. Think of Bupleurum, a detoxifying herb, as the peacekeeper that brings opposing forces back to a neutral state. In Chinese tradition, it is believed that living life with opposing forces can disturb the flow of Qi (pronounced chē, aka energy) to the organ meridian systems...

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