Natural Aphrodisiacs Explained: Do They Really Work?

If you’re experiencing a low libido, you might be tempted to pick up some widely touted “natural aphrodisiacs” like chocolate. Unfortunately, these common remedies are the subject of a highly contested question: Do they actually work? The answer isn’t so cut and dry.

Could Lion's Mane Be the Brain Booster You're Looking For?

Lion’s mane isn’t what it sounds like. This superfood is a medicinal mushroom that, as you might’ve guessed, looks a lot like a lion’s mane. For centuries, the consumption of lion’s mane mushrooms has been valued due to their role in promoting great brain health. 

What is Bioavailability in Supplements and Why Does it Matter?

Many people who take supplements assume that all the nutrients in them are absorbed directly into their system. But the truth is, just because supplements are good for you doesn’t mean they’re always working as intended. This is where bioavailability comes into play.

Collagen vs. Protein Powder: What’s the Difference?

Supplements may all appear the same, but the nutrients contained within tell a different story. Some health fanatics interchange collagen and protein powder simply because they have a few amino acids in common and are used for somewhat similar things.

Get to Know the 8 Crucial B Vitamins and What They Do

Every day, your body relies on the nutrients you consume to facilitate proper cell function and fuel its various systems and unique tasks. B vitamins serve as the foundation for good health, but do you know what, exactly, they do?

Top 6 Adaptogens for Stress Relief

Stress can be detrimental to your health in more ways than one. Although stress is often a part of everyday life, there are ways to control it. Some may choose to practice meditation, while others use exercise as a form of stress relief. But another, less understood, way to relieve stress might come in the form of herbs called adaptogens.

Can Turmeric Help with Joint Pain?

If you’re an amateur chef at home, you’re probably familiar with turmeric. It’s a can’t-miss bright orange powder that has a somewhat earthy taste to it—great for seasoning Indian, Asian and Mediterranean dishes. But while you might know how to use it as a seasoning, what you may not know is that turmeric can be used for many other things besides cooking—namely, for its health benefits.

7 Vital Nutrients Found in Medicinal Mushrooms

Medicinal mushrooms are a beneficial type of fungus that have been used by many different cultures for thousands of years. Found in most supermarkets and health foods stores, medicinal mushrooms can be eaten or taken as a supplement. Most of these mushrooms can be delicious additions to many meals as well as brewed into teas and tinctures.

Supplements as Self-Care: Natural Wellbeing on Ep. 66 of Sup, Babe? Podcast

Last week, our own clinical herbalist Paulina Nelega was a guest on episode 66 of the Sup, Babe? Podcast. With host Nicole Rose, she discussed the value of self-care, how and when to incorporate supplements into your lifestyle, and the process behind how we develop our supplements. Listen here to enjoy this enlightening, fun, and candid conversation.