We are hearing a lot about inflammation these days. Yet it remains a mysterious process. It’s considered to be undesirable by conventional and alternative practitioners alike. Still, it’s a natural process. [Read more…] about The Best Anti-inflammatory Herbs
Heart disease and diabetes are closely related, so some basic health building tips are in order. In the long run, the best way to end up healthy is to stay healthy. That means start now.
We can’t argue about getting older, but just maybe we can keep our eyes from aging quite so fast. Eye health, like the health of any other part of the body, is very closely connected with total body wellness. Contrary to popular notions, this has been born out in several scientific studies with thousands of patients over many years.
Valerian root is the most popular sedative and anti-anxiety herb in European herbal medicine. Ayurveda favors it, too. This remedy is a medium strength herb, which makes it quite suitable for self-care – its potent enough that you don’t need a high dose, but not so potent that you could accidentally take more than you needed.
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?”.