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Apple Cider Vinegar: The Secret Ingredient to a Healthy Mocktail

Our apple cider vinegar isn’t like the others. Flora’s Apple Cider Vinegar Wellness Shots and Drinks combine our ACV with traditionally detoxifying, freshly ground herbs. Burdock, sheep sorrel, turmeric, blessed thistle, and kelp combine with proven digestion and immunity boosting plants like ginger, elderberry, turmeric, and lemon for a rounded out and amplified apple cider vinegar wellness tonic. They come in conveniently-sized glass-bottled shot...

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Travel Healthy: Keep the Whole Family Well over the Holidays

Nothing spoils a holiday trip like feeling under the weather. Being hit with an immune challenge can make you want to crawl into bed while everyone else is lighting the menorah or trimming the tree. Luckily, we’ve got six tried-and-true tricks for keeping your whole family happy and healthy wherever you travel this holiday season. Wash your hands When you travel, you come into close contact with a lot of people in crowded conditions—and you touch w...

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The Real Immune Booster You’ve Been Looking For

We all know that vitamin C is the poster child immune booster. But there’s something else you should actually be grabbing when you feel that pesky cold coming on: probiotics. Why? Because your immune system starts in your gut. Yup, your gut health and your immune system are tied together like two peas in a pod against sickness. “A huge proportion of your immune system is actually in your GI tract,” says Dan Peterson, assistant professor of patholo...

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Why Everyone Is Going Crazy for Elderberry

Elderberry has become super popular lately. Bottles of elderberry capsules line the health food store shelves, crafty moms are blogging about how to make your own elderberry syrup, and chefs are incorporating the dark purple berries into everything from crumbles to coulis. What’s so great about elderberries? They’re nutritious. Elderberries are packed with vitamin C, boasting a whopping 87 percent of the Daily Value (DV) in a one-cup serving of fre...

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Gut-Loving Water Kefir with Flora Elderberry Crystals

Why are more and more of us experiencing an imbalance in gut bacteria? The answer is complicated and very unique to the individual, but there are factors that contribute to a decreased microflora and ways to counteract this. The prevalent use of antibiotics, especially for a prolonged period of time, chronically, or starting from a young age have a huge impact on our gut bacteria. While antibiotics certainly have their place in the world of medici...

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Beat Seasonal Issues Before They Start

It’s that time of the year again! Our immune-boosting, organic Elderberry Crystals (US/CA) can keep you and your family from getting sick before it starts.* Between work and family duties, you and your loved ones can’t afford to let seasonal issues get a hold of you. Feeling that first sneeze beginning to take over? Stop your oncoming cold in its tracks by upping your vitamin C intake, amping up your herbal immune boosters, and pairing that with so...

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Herbified Apple Cider Vinegar - Just What Your Wellness Routine Needs

For millennia, people have been using liquid preparations of herbal roots, leaves, and flowers to drink themselves healthy. With good reason: liquid tonics are quick to act, easy to assimilate and absorb by the body, and simple to take. With 60 years’ experience in herbal liquid tonics and teas, our newest product is right in line with that tradition. Our herbified Apple Cider Wellness Tonics (US/CA) are a serious upgrade to the classic formula for...

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“My Tummy Hurts!” - Natural Remedies for Kids

You’ve had it happen: your child comes to you complaining about a tummy ache. You want to turn their frown upside-down fast—ideally with a natural remedy—but it’s not always clear why they have digestive problems in the first place. So how do you fix it? The most common digestive issues are gas, bloating, and stomach pain. The most likely culprits are diet, stress, and an unhealthy gut. The great news is there are some proven natural home remedie...

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The Summer Travel Checklist You Really Need

From catching a bug en route to your dream destination to indulging in some unsettling local eats or the unhealthy airport snacks along the way, there are all sorts of ways your summer travel plans can be dashed if you aren’t prepared. Don’t fret, our fail-safe travel health checklist has everything you need to keep on keeping on and enjoy summer travel to the fullest. You don’t wing your travel plans so don’t wing your health. Travel like one of t...

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Summer Time Exploring with Probiotics & Immune Boosters

Ah, summer! That time of the year when adventure calls your name. Whether you’re jetting off to explore France or backyard-exploring with the kids, we’ve got your summer excursion essentials list ready for you to stay healthy and enjoy your holidays to the fullest. The best way to make the most of your summer adventures is to come prepared—seriously prepared. Going to be trying the more adventurous of the local cuisine on your travels? Three words:...

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Elderberry Wellness Latte

Elderberry Wellness Latte
Tired of trying to combat colds with wellness shots that taste almost as bad as having a cold feels? Us, too. This Elderberry Wellness Latte is just what the doctor (and our taste buds) ordered when it comes to staying a step ahead of that pesky cold going around the office or school. With a light blueish color and tart-but-sweet taste, this wellness latte will make your taste buds, immune system, and Instagram feed all happy. <72> Cheers t...

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Four Ways to Stay Healthy This Flu Season

Four Ways to Stay Healthy This Flu Season
Flu season is here and it’s back with a vengeance. The news and media are warning that this flu season is intense, and 36 states are dealing with widespread flu activity. A high fever, chills, a sore throat, and a long-lasting nasty cough are the symptoms to expect this year. Yikes. It’s not surprising that many of us are searching for some quick cold and flu remedies. We need some immune helpers that we can use at our first sneeze or cough so, ho...

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