Turmeric has long been known for its wonderful medicinal benefits, especially when it comes to anti-inflammatory properties. The main constituent of turmeric is called curcumin, which serves as a powerful aid for inflammation and pain related to it. In order to bring out that constituent, you need to add ground black pepper or some sort of fat to your turmeric concoction. Fats such as nuts, oils, coconut, animal fats and butter are great binders and will serve you well in your turmeric journey
Here at Pretty Mushroom, we have been interested in topics surrounding self-care/wellness. The term self-care specifically is starting to become an overused buzzword in marketing and news outlets. Separating out what self-care means for you personally means ignoring a lot of marketing jargon and messaging. We all have to remember that self- care doesn't have to be expensive or exclusive. Given that, we are introducing an interview series where we ask people what self-care and wellness mean to them. Here, we interview Danielle Alvarez @Zelue Wellness, wellness advocate, lifestyle + Christian blogger, and pediatric nurse practioner.
Is this the king of all golden milk lattes? Everyone at our popups seems to think so. Anti-inflammatory turmeric colors this latte with a deliciously golden hue, while rosehips and cordyceps from our Nurture My Skinblend add an extra beautifying kick.
Our Wellness Spotlight interview with Leah Thomas, @GreenGirlLeah, a wellness and environmental justice writer living in Santa Barbara, CA. She works full-time at a sustainable apparel company and, in her free time, writes on her blog.