I get this question a lot, “How long should I take my herbal remedies to treat a specific condition?” For example, how long should I take something for the flu vs. a long-term condition like allergies?
The thought of looking forward to the rest of life with continual pain is pretty scary. But for osteoarthritis (OA) patients, that’s what the future often threatens. Fortunately, this disorder is one of the most preventable with natural medicine.
As holistic medicine moves consistently more into the mainstream, I am often asked, “Can I give my children the same herbal medicines that I take?”.
Psoriasis is unfortunately a very common disease, yet most sufferers are not very satisfied with their medical treatment. Fortunately, natural methods can be quite successful.
If you’ve ever felt like there’s a boxing glove up inside your nose, you have probably had the pleasure of a bout of with a sinus infection. Fortunately, botanical medicines can help in several powerful ways. [Read more…] about Herbs for Fighting a Sinus Infection
I’ve been asked recently if people should take a break from their regular intake of herbs.
The reasoning for even having this question come up comes from our experience with drugs and our drug-oriented mindset. Clearly, we can become habituated to drugs.
What does it feel like to live with fibromyalgia? “Imagine last night you drank more wine than you should have but had no water or food. You went to bed late and got up early, feeling stiff, achy, and tired,” says Chanchal Cabrera, a British herbalist, fibromyalgia patient, and author of Fibromyalgia: A Journey Toward Healing (McGraw-Hill, 2002). People with fibromyalgia feel that way all the time, she says.