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Nutritional Herbs

Nutritional Herbs

The uses for herbs are so vast that even after centuries of use, we are still making new discoveries as to their number of uses, yet most people still think of herbs as no more than a caffeine-free alternative to black tea. Even those who have used herbs medicinally for a number of years tend to overlook the value of herbs in supporting the bodies nutritional needs. Herbs are extremely rich in vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients, and because they are plants, these nutrients are in a balance …
1st Jan 2021 THT Steph
The Benefits of Herbal Facial Steam

The Benefits of Herbal Facial Steam

I love using herbal steams, especially in the winter months.  Steam is warming and moistening and helps alleviate dryness in the body. Adding aromatic plants to hot, steamy water allows the plant's volatile oils to combine with the steam, and then delivered to the skin and/or respiratory system. Facial steams are calming to the senses and are a natural way to promote open airways, clear head colds, and is one of my favorite ways to give skin a rosy, dewy glow.When used as a part o …
15th Nov 2020 THT Steph
Get Your Skin Cold Weather Ready

Get Your Skin Cold Weather Ready

Cold weather can do a job on your skin, making it dry, itchy, dull, chaffed, and make wrinkles more noticable.The Herbal Toad’s new Herbal Steam Cleanse is a great way to rejuvenate and cleanse your skin, while adding nutrients, rather than stripping them away. Steaming helps soften the surface of the skin, and helps detox and dilate pores to make it easier to remove blackheads, left behind makeup, and dirt when daily cleansers cannot. This is because steaming softens the surface of your skin an …
17th Oct 2020 Dannie Mae
Anti-Virals  and Immune Boosters

Anti-Virals and Immune Boosters

With so many of us wearing masks and staying indoors more, our immune systems are becoming compromised, which is exactly the opposite of what we are trying to accomplish during a pandemic. To help counteract that negative effect, I want to offer you some science based tips that will help you boost your immune system.To help keep your Immune System in top shape, essential oils are a good choice. Hundreds of scientific studies have demonstrated the antiviral actions of essential oils. Using anti-v …
12th Jul 2020 THT Steph
DIY Sea Salt Magnesium Spray

DIY Sea Salt Magnesium Spray

Thalassotherapy is the therapeutic use of salt water. It really a thing, and I am obsessed with this Himalayan sea salt spray!  It is great for both hair and skin, and I find that it really can replace professional hair sea salt sprays.The Benefits of Sea Salt SprayFor Hair: There is nothing like sea salt spray for easy summer hair. It creates natural sexy beach waves, while adding moisture, and providing light hold.  This recipe is alcohol free, so it is just pure moisturizing go …
23rd Jun 2020 THT Steph
Herbs For Nerve Pain

Herbs For Nerve Pain

Anyone suffering from nerve pain knows first hand the stress and anxiety it can cause. When the nervous system becomes overactive and the nerves become overly sensitive to touch, it can leave you feeling on edge. There is no doubt that nerve pain can be debilitating, but there are herbs that may help a variety of nerve pain conditions, including sciatica, neuropathy, post surgery issues, and more.We have made it easy by combining these powerful herbs in one easy to take nerve pain formula,  …
10th Jun 2020 THT Steph
Screen Time Eye Support

Screen Time Eye Support

With so many of us at home spending more time than ever on our devices, protecting our eye health becomes a priority. View Tincture maintains and supports healthy vision by combining herbs that are all around healthful for eyesight, including helping correct damage caused by too much screen time.Herbs can clean, strengthen and regenerate the eye tissues and support blood and lymph flow within the eye tissues, allowing for optimum cellular respiration & metabolism.  View Tincture also h …
27th May 2020 THT Steph
Detox Your Face and Body Wash Routine

Detox Your Face and Body Wash Routine

Charcoal has been used medicinally for thousands of years. The ancient Egyptians used it as a poultice to clean wounds. The Hindus used it for water filtration. In the 18th century, pharmacists and chemists discovered the ability of charcoal to provide protection from toxins. Modern medicine uses activated charcoal in water filters and as an antidote for poison. Activated charcoal is a powerful tool to detoxify, purify, and clean up your skincare routine, especially if you have oily, acne p …
15th May 2020 THT Steph
Is Elderberry Dangerous for Covid 19?

Is Elderberry Dangerous for Covid 19?

COVID-19 (New Coronavirus) was never seen in the human body before 2019, and while there are many of us with theories, few things have been tested, however; it is clear from clinical research and the traditional use over thousands of years that some herbal practices do aid the body's ability to overcome viral infections. "In 2009, during the H5N1 flu pandemic, the discussion among herbalists about whether the herb Echinacea should be used for this flu or if it presented a problem of stimula …
30th Mar 2020 THT Steph
The Practice of Steam Inhalation

The Practice of Steam Inhalation

Steam inhalation is the practice of combining herbs and essential oils with hot water to create therapeutic steam.  Essential oil steams are a good way to deliver therapeutic properties directly to the airways for relieving congestion, aches, and general discomfort of colds, flu, and other virus. The soothing warmth and moisture penetrates airways to help loosen and move mucus, delivering the herbs’ antiseptic, decongestant and airway-relaxing constituents right where they’re need …
25th Mar 2020 THT Steph