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

Herbalism As An Alternative To Modern Medicine

Herbalism is the study of botany and the use of plants for medicinal purposes. Dating back millennia, herbal medicine is the oldest system of medicine in the world today. Rather than spending hundreds of dollars on doctor prescribed medicines, many people are choosing to treat symptoms, sickness, aches, and pains naturally rather than introducing man-made medicines into their bodies. Whether they […]... Read More