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Mustard Seed Oil: It's Not Just for Veggie Dogs

Those of us that grew up on the Prairies will quickly recognize this plant - Yellow Mustard. Running through beautiful fields of this yellow flower, blooming in the late spring, brings back memories of my childhood. Not until I started researching locally available plants did I realize that this popular crop is great for more than just condiments. Mustard Seed Oil oil has high levels of vitamin E, which helps improve skin health. It can help protect the skin against free radical damage from ultraviolet light and pollution, and can even help reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles. Additionally, these high levels of Vitamin E can act as a natural sunscreen during the summer months. Mustard

A True Magic Mushroom

This blog has been dormant for the last week due to me catching a truly epic flu on my flight from Shanghai to Los Angeles. I spent about a week on my friend Chris's couch, curled up with his little dog Sassy, who didn't seem to min me coughing my lungs out next to her. What a little trooper! I'm back in Canada now, and despite the record breaking cold temperatures, my health is improving. Since getting home, I've started drinking Ling Zhi (otherwise known as Reishi Mushroom Tea) on the daily. I've been combining the dried mushrooms in a spice grinder with Pericarpium Citri Reticulate (known commonly as Orange Peel), which helps loosen the phlegm lingering in my chest. Throughout history in

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