Ayurveda is all about balance – how to know if you have it, how to achieve it and how to keep it. One of the most important things you can do to stay in balance is to keep in tune with the calendar. As the seasons slide by, our body’s needs also slowly change. Ayurveda has come up with a scheme to fine tune your diet and lifestyle practices to stay in harmony with the changes in nature. [Read more…] about Spring Season and a Healthy You
This blog post is based on a question that was sent to me regarding celiac disease. Here is the question:
What’s a sore more painful than a scrape or bruise, uglier and more embarrassing than a big pimple, and caused by a virus so contagious that it’s spread simply through kissing? A cold sore. This disgusting malady, seemingly put here just to ruin tonight’s party or this weekend’s big date, is in fact a viral disease. Fortunately, there are natural cold sore remedies that can help to get rid of these unsightly sores.
We’ve all seen the TV commercials – milk is such a perfect food that none of us could ever live without it. You might be surprised, though, to hear the controversy surrounding this maybe not-so-perfect food.
In a previous blog post I talked about some herbs that are invaluable for helping you beat colds and flu; Andrographis, Astragalus, and Isatitis. We received a lot of positive responses, so I thought we’d share a few more herbs that will help boost your immune system and help you stay healthy.
That Marigold on your windowsill can go in your salad, become a soup, soothe your sore throat or treat your eczema. Although a common garden plant, Marigold (Calendula officinalis) has a long history as food and medicine. The Egyptians employed Calendula as a rejuvenating herb, while the ancient Greeks utilized the golden petals to garnish and flavor food.
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