What Is Ayurvedic medicine?

Ayurvedic medicine is commonly known as Ayurveda. It is the primary health care system in India. More than 90% of the population in the continent has been using Ayurvedic medicine in different forms for thousands of years. There are certain dietary principles that you will have to follow in order to achieve reliable results and in […]... Read More

7 Benefits of Yoga

I am certainly a proponent of natural healing.  And while I often prescribe  homeopathic remedies, supplements, and other non-chemical treatments, there is a way to use your body to heal your body.  Yoga is a Sanskrit word meaning “union”, and yoga is the union of the body, mind, and spirit. Yoga is more than just the familiar […]... Read More

Emmenagogues, Their Sources and Uses

Emmenagogues are herbs that stimulate or increase menstrual flow.  Women use emmenagogues to stimulate menstrual flow when menstruation is absent (amenorrhea) for reasons other than pregnancy, such as hormonal disorders or infrequent/very light menstruation. They can work in a variety of ways, but the end result is menstruation. Its action can be mild or strong depending […]... Read More

Easy, Natural Astringents You Can Make at Home

In addition to prescriptions, supplements, and other health aids, your neighborhood chain pharmacy (Walgreen’s, CVS, Rite-Aid, etc.) has a significant amount of shelf space dedicated to astringents.  As you’re mentally walking the aisles of your favorite store, let me stop you in the skin care aisle: Astringents are used primarily to help shrink pores, close […]... Read More

Uses for Agrimony

Agrimony has a long history of use for ailments of the eye, to help stop bleeding and heal wounds, to treat menstrual difficulties, and as a sleep aid. Traditional British folklore states that if a sprig of agrimony was placed under a person’s head, they would sleep until it was removed. The English poet Michael Drayton once hailed […]... Read More

Water: The Fuel for our Body’s Engine

Water is our Body’s Lifeblood The human body can last about 3 weeks without food, but cannot go more than 3 days without water. The body is made up of approximately 60% water. According to H.H. Mitchell, Journal of Biological Chemistry 158, the brain and heart are composed of 73% water, and the lungs are […]... Read More

Change your Diet to Treat your Acne

If you think of acne as an eruptive skin disease, you are on the right track. Further, if you think of it in scientific terms as a disorder of the sebaceous follicles of your skin, you must be a genius. Acne is a disease that affects the skin’s oil glands. The small holes in your […]... Read More