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Use Elixir Crafting For Hormone Balance & Glowing Skin

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Here at Natural Hormone Healing we are committed to equipping women with the tools to help them balance their hormones naturally. One of these tools is making a daily hormone balancing elixir.

What Is An Elixir?

An elixir is a warm beverage made with a herbal tea base.  Elixirs resemble the flavor of coffee shop lattes and are designed to be a delicious delivery system for your superfoods and herbal medicine.

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The Ultimate Guide: Practice the Art of Beauty with Schizandra Powder

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An Ancient Beauty Secret

 

Schizandra powder is a herb that was held in high regard by women in the imperial courts of China. These women, known as ‘jade girls’, carefully practiced the art of beauty, and schizandra was an essential part of their ‘beauty diet’ for its many beneficial effects.

In addition to its beautifying benefits, schizandra powder is a vitality herb that promotes abundant energy, a sharp mind and a calmness that’s invaluable in our busy modern world. This is my top recommended herb, both in my classes and to my clients because it promotes balanced hormones.

In this article I go in depth on the benefits of schizandra powder and you’ll learn the best, most beneficial ways to integrate it into your diet. My hope is that you will develop an appreciation and the same reverence that I have for schizandra. Read More

Schizandra Rose Beauty Latte

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My creamy, rose infused tonic is brimming beautifying herbs and superfoods!

 

This is one of my signature elixirs that has been popular in my classes and with my private clients for many years. I want to share it with you so that you can reap the feminine benefits of ancient beauty herbs.

First, pearl powder (yes, actual crushed up pearls) has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for thousands of years as a beauty tonic. Pearls contain the powerful anti-aging antioxidant SOD that will help to smooth wrinkles and heal blemishes.

In Chinese tonic herbalism, Schizandra berry is known as the five flavor fruit. It is used to bring moisture and a glow to the skin, brighten the eyes, sharpen the mind, and energize the body.  In fact, Chinese healers believe that consuming schizandra for 100 days straight will change your life.

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Make A Perfect Golden Milk Latte For A Full-Body Warm Up

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A Golden Milk Latte is a delicious herbal elixir made from turmeric and other warming spices. Golden milk has been used for centuries in ayurvedic medicine and has recently made a resurgence in the health and wellness community.

Why should you drink golden milk?

 

  • Promotes clear and glowing skin
  • Anti-inflammatory (helps with PMS symptoms)
  • Supports liver detoxification (important for hormone balance)
  • High antioxidant content
  • Increases circulation
  • Warms the body
  • Supports healthy cholesterol levels
  • Enhances wound healing
  • Suppresses symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and MS

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Strawberry Rhubarb Margarita For Hot Flashes And Menopause Symptoms

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Take a break from menopause symptoms this summer… with a margarita!

 

Many symptoms associated with menopause can be reduced or cured with diet alone. Although menopause symptoms like hot flashes and night sweats are common, they don’t have to be your normal!

This recipe is full of superfoods that help reduce menopause symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats, sleep issues, dry skin and brain fog. If you are eating for your cycle, this would be a perfect party drink for the ovulatory phase!

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Goji Longevity Lemonade

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As the weather gets warmer who doesn’t love iced cold lemonade?  I’ve got the superfood upgrade version for you today with beautifying, longevity enhancing and hormone balancing herbs and super foods added.

The ingredients have similar benefits that work synergistically to create a beautiful flavour and beneficial synergy.

Here are just some of the benefits of consuming these herbs and super foods

Goji Berry – Builds blood, aids digestion, contains polysaccharides (essential sugars to feed your immune system), contains betaine to aid in liver methylation which will keep the hormones and the liver healthy and happy, high antioxidants and anti-inflammatory content.

Fresh Aloe Vera – ancient Egyptian superfood that also contains polysaccharides, cools down the body in the summer heat, heals the digestive tract, speeds wound healing, and promotes glowing clear moisturized skin. I purchase my fresh aloe at The Light Cellar in Calgary or online but if you can’t get a hold of it you can skip the aloe and the elixir will still taste amazing. It’s important to use a specific type of aloe that has large leaves. I don’t recommend using the small aloe house plant you have at home.

Schizandra – Phase 2 liver cleansing, increases glutathione in the liver (anti-aging), helps your body adapt to the summer heat, helps body adapt to stress, sharpens the brain, promotes glowing skin, improves eyesight and  boost the libido (more sexual fluids and sexual sensitivity in women).

Turmeric Extract- Sharpens the brain, increases glutathione in the liver (anti-aging), anti-inflammatory and promotes glowing skin.

Lemon- Lemon peel helps remove bad estrogen, reduces cellulite and cleanses the liver.

 Goji Longevity Lemonade Recipe

  • 1/2 cup dried Goji Berries
  • 1.5 Litres Spring Water
  • 2 organic lemons, skin on
  • 1/2 organic grapefruit, peel skin but leave the pith (white layer) on
  • 2 tsp schizandra extract powder (available here or here)
  • 1-2 tsp turmeric extract powder (available here)
  • pinch of high quality sea salt or Himalayan salt
  • sweetener to taste- 1 tbsp raw honey, stevia or sometimes I don’t use a sweetener
  • roughly a 4 inch fillet peeled  fresh aloe vera

Soak goji berries overnight in 2 cups of spring water or for at least 2 hours until goji berries are soft or rehydrated.

Add rehydrated goji berries and soaking liquid to a high speed blender along with the rest of the ingredients. Blend until smoothie. Serve immediately or chill in the fridge. This drink will store in the fridge for 3 days but I recommend having it as fresh as possible.

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Madeline

Turmeric Beauty Elixir

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I’m having a love affair with turmeric right now!

You can make this delicious elixir daily to rejuvenate the body on a deep cellular level.   This drink is a blissful alternative to taking curcumin (turmeric extract) supplements.

   Turmeric is high in antioxidants, promotes radiant skin, purifies the blood and acts as a powerful anti-inflammatory.

Schizandra is also a potent herb for beauty. Schizandra cleanses the liver thus promoting clear eyes and glowing skin.  

 

Ingredients 

  • 2 cups warm spring dragon longevity tea or gynostemma tea
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp turmeric extract powder
  • 1/2 tsp schizandra berry extract powder
  • 1/4 tsp ginger
  • 1 Tbsp lucuma powder
  • stevia or raw honey to taste

Directions

Simply blend all the ingredients and enjoy!

 

Elixirs- the perfect delivery system for hormone balancing herbs.

 

The benefits are innumerable: great skin, increased libido and energy, balanced moods… you name it!

 

Learn how to make my signature recipes:

  • medicinal maccha latte
  • seabuckthorn ‘liquid sunshine’
  • mermaid hot chocolate
  • adrenal tonic latte
  • and more!
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Healthy Hot Chocolate Elixir for a Winter Antioxidant Boost

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Healthy hot chocolate…

is the best of both worlds possible?

Remember those steaming mugs of hot chocolate you used to enjoy on cold winter nights?

Alas, once you realized your favorite winter beverage is made white sugar + GMO corn syrup + GMO vegetable oil +modified milk ingredients + a tiny bit of ‘cocoa’, that comforting ritual you once had no longer has the same appeal.

But the nostalgic longing is still there.

It’s time to bring a healthy hot chocolate back into your life this holiday season! You can make a warm treat that is more than just ‘healthy’… It can balance the immune system, help your body adapt to stress. And not to mention it’s swoon-worthy delicious. Read More

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