How much more miserable could you be? Your nose is running. Your muscles ache. Your head is pounding. It’s the cold and flu season again, and the bug’s bitten you, but good. Don’t just lie there defenseless, there are natural cold remedies that can help. So, let the centuries-old healing power of Chinese herbal medicine put you back on your feet in no time.
In Ayurveda, herbs are the foremost medicines. They are taken for acute illness, to prevent disease and to maintain balanced health. Still, to be sure, their use depends on precise self assessment. And these distinctions, while perhaps unfamiliar to us here, allow Ayurvedic consumers to individualize their personal herb choices.
Are you having one of those days? You woke up totally tired and all you want is to go back to sleep. It’s 11:00, and you’re half way through your third cup of coffee.
Maybe you can’t define energy, but you know when you have it. But if energy is the legal tender of life, many of us are overdrawn in our energy bank account. We’ve dipped into our reserve so repeatedly and stressed ourselves so much that we’re plainly energy depleted.
Sugar in children’s diets is of major concern to natural health practitioners. They agree widely that sugar, with its “empty calories”, mood altering effect, and immune suppressing action, can be damaging to children.
The holidays are a lot of fun. Between parties, family gatherings, and cookie exchanges, they can leave you feeling well-fed and loved, but also 20 pounds heavier and exhausted by shopping and socializing. How can you enjoy all of the good things about the holidays and maintain your health and energy?
All carbohydrates eventually break down into blood sugar (glucose), the moment-to-moment fuel for our cells. As this glucose is used by the cells for fuel, to provide body heat, acids are produced. That’s just the fact. So all grains eventually contribute to the body’s acid load, regardless of the form in which we consume them.
Ayurveda is the ancient holistic healing system of India, and one of the three longest practiced organized natural healing systems, along with Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western natural healing. The sister science of yoga, this extensive set of practices is a complete medical system.