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Do Trees Talk?

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Do Trees Talk?
Trees Talk More Than You Do! Nature speaks amongst itself and to us. The wonderful world around us, the environment, is constantly in communication. Everything from the trees to the rocks to the sand beneath your feet as you walk on the beach, they're all talking.

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Cacao, Caffeine + Theobromine. The Benefits of Hot Chocolate!

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Cacao, Caffeine + Theobromine. The Benefits of Hot Chocolate!

Did you know that the theobromine in pure cacao is exceptionally healthy for your cardiovascular health and supports your energy levels throughout the day? Theobromine is a natural compound found in cacao. Dark chocolate bars with a high cacao content, like the delicious dark chocolate bars from Chocosol that we carry at the Healing Muse Apothecary, will have high theobromine content as well.  Even some teas have it! What is Theobromine?  “A good example of isomers is caffeine and theobromine. Both have similar effects on the body & cognition because they share the same methyl groups which binds to the adenosine receptors in the brain....

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Science of the Unknown

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Science of the Unknown

Tackling the idea of Intuition vs. science. There’s so many different layers to what this could mean, and how it could be presented.. The Science of the Unknown or, the Science of what we do not yet know.     We’ve discovered a lot over the past hundreds of years. How can we decipher or wade through the science of the unknown? Let’s explore a few examples that we’ve encountered throughout history.   Our First Example: Hysteria First to note is Hysteria, once believed to be a medical condition, a physical ailment specific to women, that caused anxiety, depression irritability,...

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