Emotional Health

Lemon Balm

September 1, 2017

Revered by Herbalists from Ancient Monasteries to Modern Kitchens Relax and take cheer; Lemon Balm is here. This refreshingly humble member of the Mint family,...

Depression-Free Naturally

April 3, 2017

Orthomolecular Medicine Cures Depression and Addiction Safely and For Good Taking prescription antidepressants, downing a couple bottles of booze, shooting up or sniffing street drugs...

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...

Luscious Lavender

April 1, 2014

A Simple Remedy You Can Grow, Harvest, and Use Everyday The following is an excerpt from POWER PLANTS: Simple Home Remedies You Can Grow, published...

TREATING DEPRESSION NATURALLY

November 1, 2011

The following is part of an occasional series by Dr. Rona, called “Drugs You May Not Need.” Depression is a form of human suffering associated...

Homeopathic Medicine for Chronic Anxiety & Stress

September 1, 2011

The words “stress” and “anxiety” are often used interchangeably, but bear different meanings in medical terms. Stress is caused by particular situations or events in...

CHINESE MEDICINE FOR TREATING LICHENS

November 1, 2010

The “Thick Skin” Diseases One category of skin diseases with interesting visual manifestations is the “lichen” group, so named because the different types resemble the...

Harmonious Self Care: Using Essential Oils in a Psychotherapy Setting

September 1, 2010

Throughout the 30+ years of my practice as a psychotherapist, I have always sought effective ways to empower my clients, helping them feel better and...

Homeopathy: Ignatia For Loss, Heartbreak and Pain

December 1, 2007

From nervousness, depression and bereavement, to insomnia, moodiness, head-aches and more, it never ceases to amaze me how often Ignatia, the remedy touted as “Homeopathic...

Bleed Joyfully – A Fresh View of Depression

March 1, 2007

My mother slept with an axe under her pillow,” one woman recounts in a plaintive voice, “We lived in terror that my father would return...

Homeopathy for Holiday Stress

December 1, 2006

Stress may energize and lift you to a new plane or it may press you down into the deepest hole. How you experience stress is...

TCM Acupuncture for Anxiety and Mood Disorders

December 1, 2006

The increased stresses of the world, whether personal, occupational, or societal, can have a detrimental effect on one’s health. When one is not able to...