Chamomile is a popular beverage and alternative remedy for various health issues. It is an herb from a daisy-like flower and has been used for centuries. Chamomile can be made into a tea or essential oil that can be added to creams and lotions. Generally, people consume chamomile tea for internal health benefits and apply chamomile essential oil topically for skin care.
Inflammation is our body's natural response to injury or infection and can be very beneficial. But it can become a problem when inflammation hangs around too long or in healthy tissue. Inflammation can impede circulation, leading to the buildup of cholesterol-rich, fatty plaque, damaging the lining of arteries.
Morning pages are the brainchild of Julia Cameron, the author of The Writers Way, initially intended as a daily writing exercise to help writers and artists unblock from any mental resistance they may be facing. The idea is to grab a pen and paper upon first waking in the morning and write down every thought that comes into your brain completely uncensored.
As horse owners, we are very familiar with the special connection you can make with a horse. It’s a bonding moment based on truth and honesty and takes a long time to develop. This is one of the reasons horse therapy has been so successful for people who’ve experienced trauma.
Wild horses roamed for thousands of years with no need for horseshoes, but now farriers use them regularly. Why is that, and is it necessary? The most common factors for needing shoes on your horse involve terrain, training conditions, and corrections.
A horse’s hock is the joint directly above the fetlock joint on the hind legs. The hock joint is one of a horse's hardest-working leg joints. This grouping of bone, ligaments, and cartilage is responsible for your horse's wide range of motion with its hind legs.
The word charcuterie originated in France in the 15th century and translates to “pork butcher shop.” A traditional charcuterie is a place like a delicatessen that sells cured pork products and meats such as salami, hams, sausage, and pate.