About Nick Polizzi

Nick Polizzi has spent his career directing and producing feature length documentaries about natural alternatives to conventional medicine. Nick's current role as executive producer of "Remedy: Ancient Medicine for Modern Illness" and founder of The Sacred Science stems from a calling to honor, preserve, and protect the ancient knowledge and healing technologies of the ancient world.

DIY Herbal Broth for Balance [Video]

I’ve got a delicious and nutritious treat to share with you today! Our resident herbalist Tara has put together a video for an easy-to-make medicinal broth that’s packed with healing ingredients. (The best part is that you can tweak it to fit your family’s dietary needs and tastebuds, which is always a plus.) Drinking herbal broth on a regular basis is one of the simplest ways to get concentrated herbal healing into your diet every day. Whether you put some in a bottle and drink it at ... [Read more...]

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A Powerful Exercise To Boost Your Energy Now [Video!]

I’ve got something really cool to share with you today. Last week, my friend and Taoist Grandmaster, Pedram Shojai, showed me a powerful secret to calm your mind and tap into the infinite life-force energy that surrounds you. This might sound a little “out there” to some, but there are things you simply need to experience for yourself to fully understand… Give this exercise a try and let us know what you think!  I can honestly say that as Pedram walked me through the practice in the ... [Read more...]

Filed Under: Energy Medicine

Sacred Medicine Trees of North America

A few years ago, I took a trip up to the coastal wilderness of Northern California to meet with  Native American elder, Dennis Martinez. Born of O’odham and Chicano heritage, Dennis has spent his life educating both native and non-native people in the practices of indigenous reforestation and wild medicines that grow in the Klamath Mountains. His deep wisdom and gentleness made learning from him easy! I was intrigued from the moment he opened his mouth. We spent the entire day walking ... [Read more...]

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What Is Your Pain Trying To Tell You?

We all experience physical pain at times in our lives. Have you ever wondered why? It’s an ancient and puzzling question. Why does pain have to be part of the human journey? From a spiritual point of view, the answer may be shrouded in mystery. But we do know a few things, from a purely physical perspective, about what pain is actually doing in the body. Pain is your body’s danger signal. It’s what you feel when your nerves send an electrical current to your brain that says, “Something ... [Read more...]

Filed Under: Energy Medicine

3 Sacred Practices To Open The New Year

What an exciting time it is to bring in a new year. In the opening days of the new year, many of us are looking back to find the areas of our lives that can be improved upon in the coming months. In this annual phase of introspection, a common practice is to list out the things we are determined to do differently and create a pact with ourselves to follow through. I am a big fan of the new years resolution ritual, but I’d like to share a few alternative methods that we find to be just as ... [Read more...]

Filed Under: Prayers & Blessings

5 Questions To Help You Heal From Within

Many ancient cultures believed that the spiritual realm has a big impact on the physical world that we perceive with our senses. And today, empirical science is showing that this view of reality carries a number of benefits to our overall wellbeing.  One way to look at it is that “thoughts create chemicals” inside us. So the ways you think about your life, your relationships, and your world profoundly affect your mental health and – by extension – your physical health.  Many ... [Read more...]

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The Healing Power of Pine Medicine (DIY Recipes!)

As the holiday season approaches, there is an ancient tradition that many of us still practice. Millions of adults and children alike here in the States and around the world get into the holiday spirit by hauling a bushy evergreen tree into the living room, standing it up in a prominent location and decorating it with lights, miniature figurines, and spiritual symbols. What we don’t often realize is that the pine, spruce and fir tree are powerful native medicines that hold many gifts for our ... [Read more...]

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DIY Natural Skin Care Secrets

There’s an old saying in the Maya cultures of Guatemala, “Don’t put things on your face that you wouldn’t put in your mouth.” Our mouths are not the only entryway for our bodies to receive nutrients and toxins through. A new study has shown that the pores in your skin can absorb up to 64% of the contaminants in your drinking water alone! On the hunt for more facts, I recently sought out skincare expert, Rachel Pachivas from Annmarie Skincare and she took me through a few powerful ways... [Read more...]

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A Delicious Remedy for Cold and Flu

I have a special treat for you today – a recipe for a popular herbal remedy that combines gut-supporting apple cider vinegar with powerful herbs to give you a full-body immunity boost… I’m talking about Fire Cider! The base of this amazingly healing remedy is apple cider vinegar, which is incredibly good for you! It’s a jack-of-all-trades that brings your body back into homeostasis by introducing healthy bacteria to your gut flora — your key to immune system, ... [Read more...]

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4 Sleep Secrets for Better Zzzs

As the winter solstice approaches here in the northern hemisphere, we’re seeing fewer hours of daylight – with the darkness arriving earlier each day. These months are nature’s way of taking a rest. Trees slow down and lose their leaves. Mammals go into hibernation. We, too, are mammals. And our ancient ancestors, who woke and slept with the rise and fall of the sun, used these months for deep rest and reflection. My family abides by these natural rhythms as well, and we’ve come to ... [Read more...]

Filed Under: Energy Medicine

3 Simple Meditations To Improve Your Life

As meditation becomes more mainstream these days, people are finally beginning to experience not just the mental benefits of this ancient practice, but also the positive effects on their physical health. With so many different styles geared toward specific goals and outcomes, it’s not always easy to pinpoint where to start. To help you choose a meditation that is right for your unique body and mind, we’ve shared 3 simple methods below: Focused Meditation The first kind ... [Read more...]

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A Heart-Healthy Holiday Beverage [Mulled Wine Recipe]

Today I want to touch on a fermented drink that has been consumed worldwide for centuries. It’s actually hard to find a modern culture that doesn’t have a place for it… I’m talking about wine, and it’s a central ingredient in the herb-infused holiday beverage recipe that we’ve shared below! Now, I don’t really drink much alcohol but I do enjoy a glass or two of wine every now and then. I found myself curious if wine is as healthy as some folks claim, so I dove deep... [Read more...]

Filed Under: Herbalism
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