immune system

What Is The Microbiome?

What Is The Microbiome?

The microbiome, that fascinating community of microorganisms living in and on our bodies, especially in our gut, is truly something remarkable. Imagine this—around 2-6 pounds of microbes call your body “home,” a whopping 100,000,000,000 microbes. While bacteria take...

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Importance of the Microbiome

Importance of the Microbiome

The microbiome refers to the diverse community of microorganisms that live in and on the human body, with the gut microbiome being the most extensively studied. This community includes bacteria, fungi, viruses, and other microbes, collectively weighing around 2-3...

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Unlocking The Diverse Uses of Magnolia Bark

Unlocking The Diverse Uses of Magnolia Bark

As functional practitioners dedicated to unraveling the mysteries of holistic health, we are constantly in search of nature's hidden gems. One such gem that has been garnering attention in recent years for its diverse therapeutic properties is Magnolia Bark. Derived...

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Cordyceps Benefits: Nature’s Functional Powerhouse

Cordyceps Benefits: Nature’s Functional Powerhouse

In the realm of functional medicine, the exploration of natural remedies often leads practitioners to unearth hidden treasures with powerful health benefits. One such gem is Cordyceps, a unique fungus that has been revered in traditional medicine for centuries. In...

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How to Balance Your Immune System During a Pandemic

How to Balance Your Immune System During a Pandemic

I understand that the threat is real, and many people have become sick, but panic is not a good idea right now. Fear and Your Immune System Fear impacts your immune system - it stimulates the release of cortisol, a corticosteroid. Cortisol is immunosuppressive and...

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