Deep Rooted is a blog about living in a simple, natural, and peaceful way, in harmony with the earth and its cycles

Seasonal Wellness

Making Elderberry Syrup

Making Elderberry Syrup

When I’m feeling under the weather, one of the first remedies I turn to is elderberry syrup, and making your own elderberry syrup turns out to be both simple and easy. According to Rodale’s 21st Century Herbal, elderberry has been called the “medicine chest of […]

Staying Healthy During Seasonal Transitions

Staying Healthy During Seasonal Transitions

Health maintenance is especially important during seasonal transitions. We need to shift our diets and daily routines as the seasons change in order to stay in alignment with the rhythms of nature, prevent illness from taking hold, and take advantage of the healing potential and […]

Celebrating the Spring Equinox

Celebrating the Spring Equinox

One of the ways I align myself with the earth’s cycles is by making note of and celebrating the seasonal equinoxes, solstices, and the midway days between them, known in the Celtic calendar as cross-quarter days. This year, the spring equinox in New York falls on […]

Using the Neti Pot in Your Spring Cleanse

Using the Neti Pot in Your Spring Cleanse

Spring is in the air! The pollen in the air in the spring months can cause some people to suffer from seasonal allergies. Also, in spring, mucus is likely to begin flowing, as the kapha dosha, the humor that controls body stability and lubrication, that […]