How YOU Use Scout Out (20+ of your tried & true favorite uses)

How YOU use it... Scout Out

So often families want to begin using herbal remedies but they’re not quite sure how or when to utilize them.  In our “Herb of the Day” blog posts, we highlight traditional uses for various herbs (and essential oils).  These are applications which herbalists, aromatherapists, and other practitioners have utilized over time. … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: Astragalus

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Astragalus is a sweet herb with rich history of use in Traditional Chinese Medicine.  This root is  known as an adaptogen.  Adaptogens are herbs which help the body to respond and adapt to stress.  This could be a stressor from something outside like work, family, moving, etc. or an internal … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: Thyme

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It’s about time we talked about thyme (sorry, couldn’t resist!)  This flowery herb is perhaps best known for its use during the plague when thyme was often burned along with other herbs in hopes of keeping the disease away.  It was commonly used in ancient Greece as an incense and … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: Elderberry

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One of the most popular herbs this time of year is Elderberry.  Documented use of this herb dates back to the 4th century with Hippocrates, and it has remained a popular go-to for herbalists ever since then.  Due to their high Vitamin C and antioxidant levels, elderberry is widely used … Continue reading

Schools’ Back In Session! Tips avoid “back-to-school sickness”

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Wow-  it’s hard to believe that school is back in session already!! We hope you had a fantastic summer and your kids are enjoying being back in school.   Being back-to-school tends to be synonymous with sickness.  All those kids in the same place sharing germs and adjusting to being … Continue reading

4 Ways to Naturally Boost Your Immune System

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Boosting your immune system is the #1 way to NOT get sick! From seeing to your body’s basic needs to herbal supplements, there is plenty you can do to stay healthy. Improve Diet Your diet can have a strong effect on your health – including your immune system. A famous … Continue reading

Why so many Immune System Products?!

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Autumn is here! Which means Winter is near, and it’s time to start bundling. Our immune system is vital and herbs can naturally enhance our ability to develop a strong, healthy defense against getting sick when given the proper attention. Children have a growing immune system, which have an innate healing … Continue reading