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Flora Quality Control and Ingredient Adulteration

If you feel like you’ve been guest-starring in Groundhog Day: Pandemic Edition for the past year+ and the days, weeks and months are all starting to bleed together, you’re not alone. It’s never been a better time to take your health and well-being seriously. It is springtime though and the weather is gorgeous, so after a leisurely walk you find yourself standing in the supplements section of your favourite, local store. The colours, fonts, images ...

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Flor·Essence® with Turkey Tail and Turmeric: Focus on Turkey Tail Mushroom

Flor·Essence® with Turkey Tail and Turmeric: Focus on Turkey Tail Mushroom
Flor·Essence® with Turkey Tail and Turmeric is Flora’s latest liquid herbal formula. This update to the Flor·Essence formula uses all the same, time-tested, original eight herbs for cleansing and detoxification and adds in medicinal amounts of turkey tail mushroom and turmeric. Today we’re going to take a closer look at the turkey tail mushroom. Trametes versicolor means ‘of many colors’; its fan shape and colors resemble wild turkey tail color...

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Flora Supplement Calendar - Winter

Flora Supplement Calendar - Winter
We hope you’ve been enjoying our seasonal Flora Supplement Calendar and associated posts throughout the year. We’ve arrived at our final installment of these seasonal posts for 2020 with winter on our doorsteps. This the time for slowing down, reflecting on the year behind us, going into hibernation-mode, of ‘hygge’ (a Danish and Norwegian word describing the mood and feeling of comfort, coziness and conviviality that many try to cultivate in the ...

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Herbal Wisdom and the 8 Great Herbs in Flor∙Essence®

Herbal Wisdom and the 8 Great Herbs in Flor∙Essence®
Flor∙Essence® is made from eight herbs rooted in North American traditional herbal medicine. This unique herbal beverage gently supports the health and cleansing of the whole body. The origin of the Flor∙Essence® formula dates to 1922, and a Canadian nurse named Rene Caisse. Rene was given the names of these eight different herbs by a woman she met in a hospital, who had originally been given them at the turn of that century by a helpful Ojibw...

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The Top 8 Herbs To Support Cellular Health

The Top 8 Herbs To Support Cellular Health
The cells of our body are often referred to as the ‘’building blocks of life.’’ You have over 200 different types of cells that, when combined together, make up the different areas of your body including your muscles, bones, and organs. They are responsible for taking in and converting nutrients into energy and keeping your body functioning properly. Your body contains close to 37.2 trillion cells – not including the bacteria in our microbiome ...

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Cell Health and Aging: Levelling up Your Longevity

Cell Health and Aging: Levelling up Your Longevity
This is the year we deploy some 20/20 vision in order to focus on healthy aging. To do so, we are going to train the microscope of our mind's eye on that basic unit of life: the cell. A lot of longevity and life extension research and bio-hacks focus on cellular health for good reason: the cell is the building block our tissues and organs are made from and the starting point of all health and disease. Improving cellular health may help increase...

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2020 Supplement Calendar

2020 Supplement Calendar
We’re deep into this first month of a new decade, and hopefully, you’ve had a chance to reflect on what went well for you in 2019 and what needs to be left in the past. If you’re looking for wellness inspiration for the year ahead, look no further than our Supplement Calendar. Despite the name, it’s much more than just matching supplements with certain times of the year. We’ve included Energetic Quality, Body Organs, Food, Wellness Themes/Activi...

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Muscles, Bones & Traditional European Formulas

Are you calcium or magnesium deficient? These vital minerals are the building blocks of keeping your muscles and bones healthy and strong. Go traditional and strengthen the liquid way for a calcium and magnesium that is 98-percent absorbable with traditional European Salus Cal-Mag, Calcium, and Magnesium. Have you been noticing that you’re low in energy or your muscles have been twitchy? Who among us hasn’t suffered from the dreaded eye-twitch when...

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