Colds and ‘Flu

If You Refuse The ’Flu Shot

November 1, 2017

My Top Five Cold and ’Flu Prevention and Treatment Remedies Ask any conventional doctor about the coming cold and ’flu season, and he or she will...

Boost Your Defences Against the ‘Flu

November 1, 2016

Natural Protection from Common Viral and Bacterial Infections According to my recollection, last year at about this time at least a dozen of my patients...

Chickweed and Nettles

May 1, 2016

Wild Spring Greens as Food and Medicine Spring is a great time to watch your greens grow. The aesthetically beautiful Chickweed and potent Stinging Nettle...

Winterize Your Immune System: The Power of Probiotics to Fortify Immune Strength

December 3, 2015

When clients ask me what they can do to avoid respiratory infections during the winter months, they are often surprised that the first thing I...

A HERBALIST’S FAVOURITE HOME REMEDIES

April 29, 2015

Most people who use herbs and other natural remedies have certain favourites that they rely on when needed. However, one place often overlooked as a...

My Top 10 Immune Boosting Supplements

June 1, 2014

GOOD MEDICINE • GREAT ADVICE In January of 2013, Dr. Oz of TV fame (not to be confused with the Wizard of Oz) gave Piers...

The Amazing Benefits of N-A-C

May 1, 2014

One of the most underestimated and under-utilized natural food supplements I have recommended to my patients over the past 35 years is an amino acid...

Homeopathic Remedies for the Winter/Spring Cold Season

February 1, 2014

This is the season of the common cold, and with it comes coughs, fevers and congestion. In my practice, I often see patients coming in...

Herbal Allies to Prevent and Treat Influenza and Colds

February 1, 2013

If you’re getting worried about the mini-epidemic of influenza that’s percolating in Ontario right now, and wondering how best to protect yourself or even treat...

Boost Your Immune System: Essential Strategies to Prepare You for Flu Season

September 1, 2012

The vaccine debate rages on, with a growing majority of individuals opting to avoid conventional medical advice altogether. For example, in May of this year,...

The Top 25 Homeopathics

November 25, 2011

Homeopathy is a branch of natural medicine that has a long history of success. In the last 20 years, there has been a strong resurfacing...

Old-World Cure for Winter Ailments

November 1, 2010

Grandma had a cure for almost every common ailment when I was a kid growing up in the rural woods of Muskoka. Folks would come...

Vitamin C as an Antiviral ~ It’s All About Dose

September 1, 2010

One of the most frequent questions from Orthomolecular Medicine News Service readers is: Just how much vitamin C should I take? Our bodies cannot make...

Homeopathic Medicine: An Effective Alternative for Influenza Pandemics

November 1, 2009

With the recent outbreak of H1N1 (swine flu), which fortunately has resulted in relatively few deaths, the media has often alluded to the influenza pandemic...

Traditional Chinese Herbs For Influenza

June 1, 2009

The recent possibility of an influenza pandemic had many in the health professions thinking about how we might deal with this potentially severe illness. Since...

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