How to Detox from Wildfire Smoke

How to Detox from Wildfire Smoke 

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With the recent wildfires getting too close for comfort in our beloved state, filling our neighborhoods with smoke and toxic irritants, the whole body clinic team at Root previously sent out a public health alert on what to do naturally and at home to mitigate the effects of our smoke-filled skies.  Still, folks are now dealing with the lingering effects which …

OREGON AIR QUALITY ALERT

OREGON AIR QUALITY ALERT: Natural Ways to Prevent Negative Effects

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The Oregon wildfires have left us, and our community asking for guidance regarding this public safety issue. As we grieve the damage and loss of our precious land, we may also personally begin to feel its physical and emotional impact. Wildfire smoke is an irritant to the respiratory system and inhaling this mix of particulate and gases for prolonged periods …

Strategies for Winter Cold & Flu Season

6 Simple Strategies for Winter Cold & Flu Season

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As the weather turns cool and we spend more time indoors in close contact with others, viruses and bacteria causing cold, flu and other illness thrive. Thankfully, there are plenty of natural-first approaches you can take to be prepared, to stay resilient and feel your best this winter. 1.    Urgent Care for those seeking a natural-first approach. Natural medicine is …

Tips for Summer Injury Prevention

Get Outdoors Pain Free: 20 Tips for Summer Injury Prevention

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By Dr. Daniel Agosta, DC With warmer weather and longer days here, getting active outdoors is a great way to stay fit and improve mental health.  That said, when we move our bodies in ways that are new, or that we just haven’t done in a while, injury can happen.  Even seasoned athletes and regular hikers, runners, bikers, surfers, and …

Home Remedies

Home Remedies For When You Over Do It

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Sadly, Summer is coming to an end and the weather will slowly be changing to a cooler temperament. This means less outdoor activities, but more opportunity to take care of your body and nurse any injuries or strains you may have acquired from all your Summer fun! What To Do When You Overdo It: Below are 4 suggestions for at-home …

How Cupping Complements Acupuncture

Got Allergies? How Cupping Complements Acupuncture for Immunity and Detoxification

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  April showers bring May flowers…and sneezes. Tree, grass, and pollen allergies run rampant in the spring months, leaving us more likely to be found in the pharmacy aisle than the great outdoors. Fortunately, a complementary form of Chinese medicine called “cupping” can help combat allergies, support detoxification, and boost immunity.  what is it? Cupping is a form of non-invasive …

Redefining your Yoga Practice

Redefining your Yoga Practice: Life Lessons from the Mat

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By Jeannette Sager, Yoga Instructor at Root Whole Body In the years that I’ve been teaching yoga full time, my personal practice has dwindled. . .and died. It wasn’t even a slow fade – one day I had a yoga practice, and the next day, I didn’t. It’s not difficult to describe the reasons why a yoga teacher would neglect …

What is Whole Body Health?

What is Whole Body Health?

Aysia Wright better sleep, detox + cleansing, food + nutrition, healing + injury prevention, increasing energy, keeping flexible, managing hormones, natural remedies, Natural supplements, naturopathic treatment, organic facials + clean beauty, pain-free living, reducing stress, Uncategorized

Whole Body Health is a 360-degree view of one’s health, acknowledging the physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual factors in a person’s ability to thrive, not merely survive. At Root, we support the journey to total health & wellness by focusing on what we refer to as the Four Pillars of Whole Body Health. FOOD as Medicine Health starts here. What …

Power-Packed Elixir

Fire Cider DIY, Your New Go-to-Tonic & Power-Packed Elixir

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Fire Cider (Adapted from Mountain Rose Herbs) Sometimes the best medicine is the kind you can make at home. Root Community, meet FIRE CIDER, your new go-to-tonic and flavor booster for cold and flu season. Fire cider is, as the name implies, a pungent, power-packed elixir used to prevent or shorten colds and the flu. In traditional Chinese medicine, many …

Need to Know Before Holiday Feasting

One Digestive Trick You Need to Know Before Holiday Feasting

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‘Tis the season of overindulgence (for many of us at least). Before and after your next holiday feast, think about adding digestive bitters into the mix. As the name implies, digestive bitters are a mixture of bitter herbs used to promote healthy digestive function and disperse accumulation of food, “dampness,” and “heat” in the body. These accumulations can cause us to feel heavy, …

Preparation Tips for International &amp

Preparation Tips for International & Holiday Travel

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Whether you’re traveling across the country or just across town this holiday season, these tips from our Naturopath, Dr. Nicole Killian, will ensure the time you spend with your loved ones is happy & healthy. Keep reading for immunity support, digestion, natural first-aid, and more Please consult with a healthcare provider about your specific allergies, constitution, and conditions before starting …