Flight attendants tell you to put on your own oxygen mask before assisting others. Likewise, self-care begins by putting your own needs first – before it’s too late.
Aloe vera is one of the oldest mentioned plants used for health purposes, dating all the way back to the ancient Chinese and Egyptians. They used this resilient, cactus-looking plant (a hearty succulent known as the “Lily of the Desert”) for its beneficial properties. As you may remember from science class, succulents are able to retain water in poor climates or soil conditions, which makes them perfectly self-hydrating.
Known as the ‘Grain of the Gods’ by the Incas and other South American cultures, quinoa is officially a hot and healthy culinary ingredient, and it can be used for so much more than a side.