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THE ENDOCANNABINOID SYSTEM

THE ENDOCANNABINOID SYSTEM

At Suu Kuu, we design plant-based blends to promote healing and overall wellness in the body. Some of our products contain pure cannabidiol (CBD), a cannabinoid with significant impact to the body’s endocannabinoid system, so we'd like to give a brief introduction to the ECS. The three basic elements of the endocannabinoid system are different lipids known as endocannabinoids, the enzymes that synthesize those lipids, and a network of neurological receptors that can modulate physiological systems in the body.  Among the processes that the ECS regulates are: mood, memory, appetite, fertility, stress response, immune function, sleep, fertility, and pain. Regulation, in...


GUEST BLOGGER KAITLIN WITH A WINTER RECIPE

Erika Hanson

Tags butternut squash, kale, lentils, the giving tree, wellness, winter

GUEST BLOGGER KAITLIN WITH A WINTER RECIPE

Roasted Butternut with Lentils & Lacinato By Kaitlin Collins For the Squash 1 medium/large Winter Squash (I used Butternut, because it was what I had on hand, but acorn or kabocha would also be nice), cut in half lengthwise, seeds removed, and then cut into ¼ inch half moons 4 large Shallots, cut in half or 2 medium Red Onions, cut into fourths leaving the roots intact to hold the layers together and removing the outermost layer of skin 1 head of garlic, top third removed 1 bunch each thyme and sage (if fresh is not available, 1 teaspoon each...


WARMING CHAI FOR WINTER WELLNESS

Erika Hanson

Tags chai, holy basil, hot beverage, mushrooms, recovery, self care, spice, tulsi, wellness

WARMING CHAI FOR WINTER WELLNESS

Warming Chai Recipe fresh ginger roughly choppedcinnamon stickscracked cardamom podsdried chagadried reishidandelion rootburdock rootblack peppercornscloveashwagandha star aniseSimmer in a large pot of water covered for 3-5 hours.Strain and store in the fridge. To prepare- simmer a cup with a tbsp of tea (I use tulsi) or a teabag. Strain tea, add a splash of milk and honey or maple syrup


SEA OF NECTAR NEW IN SHOP

Erika Hanson

Tags bath, beauty, columbine, energetics, self care, skin care, skincare, toner, wellness

SEA OF NECTAR NEW IN SHOP

New In Shop Sea of Nectar skin toner- to help you hydrate and nourish your skin. Bringing healing and protection with fatty acids and vitamin A to add moisture and promote regeneration while soothing and reducing inflammation. Helps to brighten and even skin tone while balancing the sebum production. Also offering energetic protection as well as protection from free radicals and environmental toxins. Hoya and columbine work together to bring clarity and confidence- perfect start to everyday. Use this mist after the Bay of Rainbows oil cleanser or as needed.


A DRINK FOR FRESH STARTS

Erika Hanson

Tags cbd, cbddrink, celery, cocktail, newyear, newyou, refresher, revive, soda, wellness

A DRINK FOR FRESH STARTS

A DRINK FOR FRESH STARTS Revive your true self with authority and intention. Today is a new day, full of possibility. Over ice, 6 oz. sparkling mineral water 1 1/2 oz. fresh celery juice 1/2 oz. celery simple syrup OPTIONAL (see below) 1 dropper full Sea of Serenity (approx. 20mg. CBD)   Celery Seed Simple Syrup: 1 Tablespoon Celery seed 3/4 cup Hot Water 3/4 cup Organic Sugar For a sugar free option, celery seeds can be steeped on their own like a tea.