Here’s exactly how to care for your new snake plant, according to someone with a green thumb

August 17, 2019 at 02:01AM by CWC My plant obsession has gotten a little out of control over the past couple years. Greenery graces every corner of my apartment—on shelves, in big planters on the floor, on my dresser. I’ve got an urban jungle, and I love it. But even with all the different species … Continue reading Here’s exactly how to care for your new snake plant, according to someone with a green thumb

Meet the plant-based protein that will help you sleep better tonight

August 14, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC Pesto can be the perfect bedtime eat when you add just one secret ingredient: spirulina. Get the recipe here.  We love a good bedtime snack, especially when it’s full of nutrients that can promote sleep. In our newest episode of Plant Based, herbalist and holistic health practitioner Rachelle Robinett … Continue reading Meet the plant-based protein that will help you sleep better tonight

The plant-based eats that keep this SLT instructor strong enough for a day’s worth of classes

August 09, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC SLT instructor Amy Paulin has experienced first-hand the transformative potential of healthy eating. “My whole life I’ve always struggled with anxiety, and tried so many different things to help manage it,” she says, adding that it always seemed to come back. “About a year ago, I started researching … Continue reading The plant-based eats that keep this SLT instructor strong enough for a day’s worth of classes

Plant-based eating is trendy for good reason—here’s what it takes to go vegan

August 06, 2019 at 11:51AM by CWC Ask someone five years ago about whether they’d consider going vegan, and you likely would have been answered with an eye-roll or a grimace. Now, people are gladly adding oat milk to their coffee and trying Beyond Meat when it hits their grocery store, and even traditional companies … Continue reading Plant-based eating is trendy for good reason—here’s what it takes to go vegan

How a novice herbalist uses plant medicine in her daily routine

July 28, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC Want to learn more about the power of plant medicine? Watch the video here. Sometimes grounding ourselves to feel like real humans (rather than an “airy, fragmented all-over-the-place” version of ourselves) requires more than a few deep breaths. For Sara Elise, owner of woman-led and collaboratively run Brooklyn-based … Continue reading How a novice herbalist uses plant medicine in her daily routine

An arm implant could be the next generation of HIV prevention, researchers say

July 26, 2019 at 08:32AM by CWC Considering that nearly 40 million people around the world are living with HIV, combatting the virus continues to be a global health priority. Even President Trump announced in his 2019 State of the Union address that his administration was committed to “defeating” HIV and AIDS in the United … Continue reading An arm implant could be the next generation of HIV prevention, researchers say

Use your zodiac sign to determine the very best houseplant for you

July 08, 2019 at 09:23AM by CWC Whether you’re a pedigreed plant lady or someone who struggles to keep the easiest-to-care-for greens alive, there is a houseplant for you. Finding it is what’s a little tricky. And no matter if you’ve indeed killed nearly every plant you’ve ever had or simply feel the need to … Continue reading Use your zodiac sign to determine the very best houseplant for you

Have a drink with your blooms for the ultimate plant-lady self care

May 29, 2019 at 04:00AM by CWC Calling all dedicated, multitasking plant parents! Ever wonder how to incorporate your own self care into your routine for caring for your blooms? (Because anyone with a fauna family to call their own knows it can be a time-consuming effort.) It’s certainly possible, and the latest recent episode … Continue reading Have a drink with your blooms for the ultimate plant-lady self care

Cosmetic chemists explain what the heck “plant stem cells” do in skin care

May 17, 2019 at 05:00AM by CWC I think it was around the time I was in high school that I learned that people were using stem cells to repair otherwise diseased organs. Science is crazy, right? But now, I see “plant stem cells” touted as skin-care ingredients in beauty products all the time—and immediately my … Continue reading Cosmetic chemists explain what the heck “plant stem cells” do in skin care