When I started my skincare company many moons ago, it was with the desire to help improve my health as well as others. My journey was deeply personal and still is. I needed nourishing, natural, non-toxic products that would help heal, protect, and strengthen my skin to protect me from infections, but also help my system detoxify. You see, I have lymphedema. Lympha-what you might ask? Even health professionals say that to me from time to time! It's a relatively rare condition, with approximately 1 million Canadians being affected. I'm about to embark on another health journey to improve my...
March 6th is world lymphedema day to help bring awareness to this condition and support those who have it. Join me in celebrating this day!
I will be joining in local events that day and having an ONLINE sale in support of world lymphedema day with a portion of the proceeds going to a lymphedema organization of my choice. Enjoy 25% off all orders that day. Enter: WorldLymphDay at checkout in our online shop and you are all set! Read on to learn more about lymphedema and how it shaped the founding of PLANTiful!
Find us here this spring! New event! PARK: Promoting Arts & Redefining Kulture Edmonton, Epcor Tower, Mar 4-6th. Make it Show Edmonton! (Mar 24-26) One of a Kind Show Toronto (Mar 29 - Apr 2) Make it Show Calgary! (Apr 7-9)
So what is Fire cider? It's a herbal tonic made by brewing apple cider vinegar in a variety of herbs and spices for about 4-6 weeks. I first learned about it in one of my recipe books by Rosemary Gladstar, who has been making it and sharing the recipe since the 1970s. It's a wonderful winter tonic that helps fight off colds and flus and help add natural probiotics to your gut to keep you healthy. The recipe or I should say recipes have been around for ages with variations here and there based on local flora and herbal inclinations.