Join us for an excellent interview with K.P. Khalsa on HerbMentor Radio. In this interview, K.P. answers HerbMentor member questions, including advice for beginners, K.P.’s personal daily herbal routine, supplements, and how to address chronic health conditions with herbs. [Read more…] about Answers in Herbal Healing with K.P. Khalsa
Had just about enough of the annual flu ritual, with that stuffy nose, aching muscles and pounding head? Not to mention the days of misery and cartons of Kleenex. How nice would it be to tell the flu to bug off courtesy of some great remedies from herbal medicine?
Gotu kola is a mainstay of herbal medicine in Ayurveda, although this herb has been around the fringes of European herbalism for many years. In fact, it was used in France in the 1880’s. Widely considered a superior herb for the nervous system, gotu kola has a host of benefits.
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.