Wellness

CBD and Yoga

How CBD can help elevate your yoga practice

By Azra Kassam / July 16, 2020 /

CBD and yoga share many benefits in that they both produce calming mental and physical effects. While CBD (cannabidiol) won’t get you high, it can take your yoga practice to another level in how it helps to soothe muscles, ease inflammation, increase focus, and create an even better mind-body connection—all benefits to the body that…

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Alternative medicine: the new mainstream

By Azra Kassam / March 31, 2020 /

What is Alternative Medicine? Alternative medicine is one part of a diverse group of medical and healthcare systems, practices, and products known as Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM). If you’ve ever wondered what complementary and alternative medicine is, here’s your answer: generally speaking, alternative medicine or therapy refers to treatment that is not a part…

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What are essential oils

10 essential oils and their benefits

By Azra Kassam / March 11, 2020 /

What are essential oils? If you’ve ever been curious about the benefits of alternative medicine and particularly aromatherapy, you should know that essential oils are an important component. So what are essential oils exactly? They are compounds that are extracted from plants which capture the plant’s scent, flavour, and overall beneficial qualities—in other words, their…

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