There are three herbs that every man should consider taking for overall health and wellness — ginseng, ashwagandha, and hawthorn. Used for centuries in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine, these versatile botanicals work in unique ways to boost health and stamina in men. They also help target top male concerns such as high blood pressure and erectile dysfunction. Here’s what you need to know about each herb. [Read more…] about KP’s All-Time Favorite Herbs for Men
There’s a common axiom among doctors and health care practitioners —to live a long, healthy life, don’t fall and break a bone. Why? For starters, bone fractures can land you in the hospital. They also limit your mobility, not a good thing at any age, and increase the risk of respiratory infections like pneumonia among the elderly. Studies have shown that people who break a hip have an increased risk of dying within six months. [Read more…] about Support Healthy Bones with Food and Herbs
We live in an often chaotic and increasingly fast-paced and stimulating world. It’s often difficult to shut off our mental chatter at the end of the day. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that more than one-quarter of us report occasional sleep problems, while nearly 10% suffer from chronic insomnia. [Read more…] about Herbs for Sleeping Soundly
Who hasn’t sneaked a little kiss under the mistletoe? Sure, it’s a tender way to catch a prospective sweetheart in a little romance, but did you know it’s also good medicine?
Mistletoe is famous for kissing during the Christmas season, and legend has it that if two people kiss under that mistletoe, they will fall in love. The plant was also thought to inspire passion and increase fertility. [Read more…] about Surprising Medicinal Uses of Mistletoe
Yogi Tea is a traditional tea from India that is made with a combination of warming spices that enhances digestion, increases circulation, and supports the immune system. This six-herb beverage, besides being tasty, has a plethora of healing benefits and is a great staple to add to your daily routine. [Read more…] about Recipe: Invigorating Yogi Tea
A man does not live by chocolate alone. At least, not if there’s a little cinnamon around. And this agreeable spice is not just heating up oatmeal anymore. Cinnamon is valued as one of the world’s most important spices. Recent discoveries have uncovered a host of uses for around the home. [Read more…] about Cinnamon for Health and Home
In winter, the thermometer plummets. We get deep into the hibernation cycle, we feel sluggish and we may accumulate excess mucus which causes a variety of diseases. It’s a time to warm up and dry out–especially our respiratory tracts. We need to maintain and build our strength to ward off the cold. [Read more…] about Winter Wellness Guide