Rhodiola Root Extract Benefits and How to Make Rhodiola Rosea Tea

Use of rhodiola root has a long and storied history in China, Tibet, Russia, and Scandinavia. In these countries it has been used for a range of conditions such as stress-induced depression, anxiety, fatigue, anaemia, impotence, infections (including colds and influenza), cancer, nervous system disorders, and headaches. (1)

It is also regarded as a tonic and stimulant, used to increase physical endurance, stress resistance, attention span, memory and work productivity, and resistance to high altitude sickness. (2) Pretty impressive for a single herb!

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Cacao Powder Benefits and Side Effects

When eaten in a cold-processed and organic form, cacao powder benefits a wide variety of health conditions, as you will see below. The only way cacao powder may not be good for you is if you have been tested to be allergic, if you eat non-organic mono-cropped varieties, if you eat too much, or if you are eating cacao powder mixed with unhealthy ingredients such as excess sugar and factory farmed dairy.

When I discovered cacao powder many years ago on ...

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Cultivated & Wild Blueberry Benefits for Brain Health

If I were stranded on an island and could only have one food it would definitely be blueberries. These amazing super berries not only taste delicious but are perhaps the best food for boosting memory. Many clinical studies have been done to prove the cultivated and wild blueberry benefits for brain health both in the young and elderly.

Blueberries are also well tolerated by most people so they are an excellent choice for recommending to your clients, especially if they have ...

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Benefits of Wildcrafted Herbs and Foods

Wildcrafted herbs and foods are those that are found in nature untouched by human hands in their growth process. For instance, wild dandelion greens, nettles, grasses, mushrooms, berries, nuts, and non-domesticated animals such as fish, bison, and other wild game.

Teaching your clients about the benefits of wild herbs and foods (and encouraging them to purchase and forage/hunt their own) is an essential component of a natural health consultation because it helps them to deeply connect with an ecocentric perspective (ecological ...

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Organic Versus Conventional Foods | Research and Benefits

The advantages of organic versus conventional foods are multifaceted and extremely important in the context of our current global health and sustainability crisis. As we continue to deepen our understanding and appreciation for the powerful nutrients within organic whole foods, we begin to see a simple yet profound truth: foods provided to us by the Earth with the least amount of alteration from their natural state tend to be the healthiest. Wild foods are obviously the foods that have had the least ...

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Holistic Health Practitioner Certification for U.S. Based Natural Health Professionals

Adding extra credentials behind your name is an excellent way to increase your credibility and trustworthiness in the eyes of potential clients or customers.

If you already have training as a natural health professional and want to add a Holistic Health Practitioner Certification to your resume, then I highly recommend signing up with:

American Association of Drugless Practitioners (U.S. residents only)

It costs $285 to submit an application and requires no further training ...

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Recommended Resources for Giving Natural Health Talks

Ready to set up speaking engagements and give natural health talks but need a little help? Great, then the resources below will help you achieve your goal!

COMMUNICATIONS SKILLS TRAINING PROGRAMS

  •  Competent Communication Course by Toastmasters – This is an online training program where you get a manual to help you develop your speaking skills one step at a time. When you finish all of the projects, you are eligible for the Competent Communicator award. They also have an advanced level training.
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Recommended Resources for Natural Health Course Creators

Ready to make a great online natural health course but need some resources to help you get started? Great, then the options below will help you achieve your goal!

COURSE CREATION PLATFORMS

  • Teachable Online Course Creation and Selling Platform – When I decided to start making online courses there were many platforms to choose from. I am SO grateful that I chose Teachable! It is such a beautifully designed platform, easy to use, and the customer service and supportive education ...
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Recommended Resources for Natural Health Coaching

Ready to help people upgrade their life through natural health coaching? Great, then the resources below will help you to create a successful practice!

MAKE YOUR INTAKE FORMS

  • Terms of service form – Here you will include exactly what type of counseling you are offering, statements that it is not intended to treat, diagnose, or cure any disease, a recommendation that a qualified doctor be consulted before applying any of the suggestions, and a signature ...
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Recommended Resources for Natural Health Bloggers

Ready to make a great website as a natural health blogger? Great, then the resources below will help you achieve your goal!

WEBSITE PLATFORM OPTIONS

  • WordPress – I have used WordPress for my websites and clients since 2007. Overall it has been a great platform and the backend dashboard is very intuitive to use. Most importantly it is free to download! Also, there are so many great sites that have beautiful WordPress themes such as Theme ...
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