Blog — Adaptogens

Waking up at the same time each night? The Traditional Chinese Medicine "body clock" explains why.

Waking up at the same time each night? The Traditional Chinese Medicine "body clock" explains why.

Human beings have an intrinsic and powerful connection to sunlight that evolved over thousands of years. Before the advent of electricity we were bound by the constraints of daylight, and our sleep cycles followed suit. But today, electricity and technological stimulation allow our minds and bodies to be active after sundown, which can wreak havoc on our health. Many hormonal processes in our body are literally hardwired to be orchestrated by sunlight and the absence of sunlight. It is no surprise that adhering to a normal sleep pattern is therefore highly important to maintaining optimal health.

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vegan tarragon cream sauce

Vegan Shiitake Tarragon Cream Pasta

Quarantine Cooking means two things to me: comfort & nourishment.  Staying inside, missing our friends, families, activities, and natural daylight feels weird and takes an emotional toll on all of us.  So many of us are cooking more homemade meals out of necessity, but also because we have more time for kitchen projects these days.  At the same time, we are trying to support our health and build up our immune systems.  Enter...delicious vegan creamy pasta dish with loads of mushrooms and herbs!

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COCOGLOW: Adaptogens, Raw Cacao, and Chinese Herbs for your daily Wellness Ritual

6 Easy & Delicious Ways to Add CocoGlow to Your Daily Routine

A question we get asked all the time:  How do I use CocoGlow? We love our CocoGlow blends, and they can be used in so many different ways!  We originally developed them to fill a need in our own lives for a simple way to incorporate more adaptogens, Chinese herbs, and medicinal mushrooms into our daily routines.  Obviously, we also needed it to taste good and be an enjoyable experience (otherwise forget it!).  We want to help as many people as possible enjoy the same benefits we have experienced, and that starts with knowing how to incorporate these amazing foods...

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