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Growth: First Four Cycles of Jing

We are so excited to share the second blog post written for Erewhon Market in Los Angeles -- http://www.erewhonmarket.com/growth-first-four-cycles-of-jing/ ----------------- We are so grateful to Dr. Colette Widrin for sharing her expertise in the field of Chinese Medicine. This time, she is focusing on the first four cycles of jing. Jing is essentially your essence…it’s what makes you, you. In this article, Dr. Colette explains the first cycles of jing: growth. All living beings experience two main phases in life: one of growth, and another one of decline. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, these phases are experienced as cycles of Jing, composed of either seven cycles of seven years each (for women) or eight cycles of eight years each (for men). What...

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Homemade Tea Remedies for Menstrual Cramps

Winter time is the worst. But sometimes that time of the month can be too. If you find yourself stuck indoors with the chill of winter brewing outside and a heating pad on your abdomen, it’s time to switch up your cramp relief routine and get rid of those harmful over the counter products. It’s time to talk all natural cramp remedies that actually work! And at Balance Blends, we have just the supplement for you. Just combine your favorite homemade tea recipe with our herbal supplement mixture to get your body back on track. Check below to see our favorite, easy to make tea recipe, complete with natural healing ingredients like cinnamon and ginger. Ginger Cinnamon Tea ½ teaspoon...

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Foods That Can Help Cancer Prevention

We’re halfway through October which means Breast Cancer Awareness month is in full swing.  We’re thinking pink this month by putting our health first and helping our customers create a beneficial routine that can help them lead a happy life. Whether you’re a holistic health junkie or looking to make a change in your life, Balance Blends is here to help! Though there isn’t one proven way to prevent cancer in your lifetime, there are plenty of ways you can take your health into your own hands by creating a routine that prioritizes sleep, exercise, and healthy eating. So in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite foods that can help you naturally prevent...

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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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Making the Most of Aromatherapy

One of the best parts of this time of year is when summer turns to fall and you’re presented with the most mesmerizing scents of autumn. Since the seasons are officially beginning to change, there’s no better time to talk about all the amazing benefits of aromatherapy! Aromatherapy is the use of extracts and oils to help relieve stress and benefit one’s health. In other words, it’s the perfect air freshener solution for any health-conscious consumer. So why all the hype? Aromatherapy not only smells wonderful but can also help boost your mood and lighten up your home environment. It helps many unify their psychological, spiritual and personal processes and ultimately helps promote a healthy healing process. Whether you're boosting...

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