HAALo’s 2015 Gift Guide

Buying gifts doesn’t have to be tricky. HAALo can be your 1 stop shopping place this holiday season. We’re bringing you gift ideas to fit everyone on your list! From Holiday hosts, to coworkers, teachers, and friends! Whatever their interest is HAALo provides gifts to live a happy, healthy, life! Sage Bundle $10: A bundle… [Read More]

3 Ways: Cozy Your Body

Winter is fast approaching and this is the time of year where we tend to spread ourselves too thin. The days are short, the nights are longer and we are hustling and bustling. The change of temperature can bring aches and pains, both physically and mentally. This is a great time to spend some extra time… [Read More]

We asked our Herbalists: Are you a sugar junkie? How do you deal with sugar cravings and/or what sweet treats do you reach for?

Yes! I notice that my sugar cravings can sometimes come up when I am stressed, so exercise, meditation and yoga can sometimes help me. I love Medjool Dates stuffed with chevre, apples, fruit. And honestly, I love cookies. —Kristen I usually get sugar cravings in the late afternoon when I will sometimes reach for a… [Read More]

5 Immune Boosting Tips for Back To School

by Jahwei Chen-Graf, Naturopath and Herbalist at HAALo The end of summer and shift into the back to school routine is bittersweet… the days get shorter and crispness creeps into the night air. Both kids and adults need to be well rested and well nourished to ensure a strong immune system in order to stay… [Read More]

The Power of a Well-Balanced Formula

by JuJu Bearwoman Simply Being Botanicals is a fine line of tinctures that HAALo offers to the community in our showcase of locally-made herbal remedies. They consist of both single herb (aka “simples”) and formulated extractions. Raya Cole, an herbalist and mother here in Nevada City, is the owner and formulator of Simply Being. She… [Read More]

Essential Oils: Powerful Bug Spray Alternatives

by Rachel Rose Teferet It’s summertime: the sun is shining, the birds are singing… and the bugs are biting and stinging. Most people aren’t aware but, “Insect-borne disease is a leading cause of sickness and death worldwide. Mosquitoes alone transmit disease to more than 700 million persons annually.”1 Mosquitoes can transmit diseases like Malaria and… [Read More]