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Gotu Kola, super herb

Gotu Kola, super herb

Gotu Kola is an herb long used to support brain health--both emotional and cognitively speaking. This herb has been used in India, China, and Indonesia for thousands of years and in Europe since the 1880s. It has a well-earned reputation as a supporter of mental clarity, for easing depression and anxiety, increasing memory, having antiaging properties and generally reducing stress. There have been some scientific trials (on anxiety, improving memory and insomnia) that are starting to back up all the historical case studies. While it is not recommended for folx under 18, there is at least one story of someone living to the ripe old age of 200 with the help of this herb.

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Ground New Year's Resolutions during the New Moon in Capricorn

Ground New Year's Resolutions during the New Moon in Capricorn

Happy New Year!

If quitting tobacco is one of your resolutions for 2019, be sure to increase your likelihood of success by creating a smoking cessation plan. Why? 94%-97% of those who attempt to quit smoking without a plan fail. If you're looking for an option beyond nicotine replacement therapy, prescription medications, and e-cigarettes, Brown Bear herbal cigarettes can be a great alternative.

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Quitting Smoking--Jimi Wester

Quitting Smoking--Jimi Wester

Jimi Wester smoked tobacco, a pack a day, for the last 22 years. This New Year's Eve, he decided to quit. It has been 36 days! Jimi has been rolling his own cigarettes from our bulk tins. He uses Take it Easy and Gentle & Protective, and now smokes a Brown Bear herbal cigarette 1-3x/day. He writes, "I had so much fear around quitting smoking tobacco. Being able to smoke something while I quit tobacco helped me to walk through the fear. I really enjoy smoking so being able to enjoy a cigarette without being tied to addiction is beautiful."

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