Melissa’s Medicinal Teas and Tinctures

Reishi Hot Chocolate to Help our Yin Yoga Practice

January 9, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts

Hot Chocolate to Help our Yin Yin yoga is highly influenced by the philosophies of Traditional Chinese Medicine. When we come into a yin posture, we are coaxing the chi, or energy through the invisible energy highways that carry the chi and influence our organ systems and overall health and wellbeing, physically, mentally, emotionally, energetically […]

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Holy Basil, Lime and Himalayan Salt Tonic for Adrenal Fatigue

December 26, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Adrenal Fatigue Help Move over warm lemon water, there is something new that you can drink in the morning that will help with your adrenal fatigue. If you experience the exhaustion, body aches, sleep disturbances and digestive issues that come with adrenal fatigue, there is something else you can do in addition to the restorative […]

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3 Ways to Reinvent Your Iced Lattes: Iced Chai Latte, Iced Turmeric Latte, and Mermaid Lemonade

July 11, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts

Iced Lattes Are you looking to spice up your iced latte repertoire? If so, stay with me, because in the rest of this video and vlog we are going to make some super, fun iced lattes and one lemonade that are healthy for you too. #1 Iced Turmeric Latte Iced Turmeric Latte Recipe Ingredients: 1 tsp […]

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Trying Cheese Tea: Latest Food Trend – Vlog 113

April 30, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Trying Cheese Tea For the past few months I have been passing by Partea on Blanshard street right in the heart of downtown Victoria. I love tea. I’m just not sure about the latest food trend, cheese tea. It has been widely popular in China, Malaysia and Singapore. Cheese tea starts with green or black […]

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Beetroot Latte Recipe | How to Make a Beetroot Latte at Home

April 4, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts

Beetroot Latte According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, spring is the time when your liver is active. When you liver is balanced you will experience the smooth flow of chi (or energy) and blood in your body. If your liver is unbalanced, then you might experience mood swings, frustration, and headaches. Spring is a great time […]

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What is a Spring Dandelion Root and Cardamom Latte and How Does it Work?

March 28, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Dandelion Root and Cardamom Latte If you are curious about how to take advantage of the transitional spring season for cleansing, particularly of the liver, in the rest of this video, I will show you how to make this delicious dandelion root and cardamom latte and how it works. Spring is a time of new […]

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You Can Thank Me Later – 3 Reasons To Stop Thinking About Better Sleep

February 28, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts

Better Sleep I know many of you have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep. Maybe you’ve tried sticking to a normal routine, getting exercise and sunshine during the day, having a warm bath at night. In the rest of this post I am going to share with you my favourite three reasons why you can […]

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Recipe – How to Make Matcha Latte with Almond Milk

February 21, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts

Matcha Latte Maybe you’ve heard all the buzz about matcha green tea, but you’ve wondered about all the hype. What exactly are the health benefits? Is it really a good alternative to my coffee or even my green smoothie? In this video I will be explaining the health benefits of a matcha latte and showing […]

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How to Balance Hormones Naturally with Chaste Tree and Yin Yoga Pose for PMS

October 24, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts

Chaste Tree and Yin Yoga Do you experience irritability, food cravings or the bloating of PMS? If so, this video on balancing your hormones naturally with chaste tree and a yin yoga pose for PMS is for you. Hi I´m Melissa from Yoga Lifestyle with Melissa today we are going to talk about how to […]

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Bone Broth Benefits: Insomnia, IBS, Anxiety and Stress

October 10, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Bone Broth Benefits Do you experience IBS, constipation, food sensitivities, stress, anxiety, insomnia, or joint inflammation from arthritis? If so, this video on the benefits of bone broth is for you. A lot of us can relate to experiencing stress and anxiety. We go through periods when we take on too much work, we do […]

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