Heart Health

Hawthorn Herbal Ally for the Heart and Mind

May 1, 2008

Now that spring is in full swing, I am blown away by the incredible diversity of plant life that grows all around us. I remember...

HEALTHY HEART STRATEGIES: The Vital Connection Between Heart and Waistline

February 1, 2008

The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not...

Bodacious Beets: Worth Their Weight in Gold

December 1, 2007

When I was a kid, grandma used to quip that beets were “worth their weight in gold” and since my grandparents always grew a huge...

Make Your Own Chinese Health Tonic with Garlic & Vinegar

July 1, 2007

Many people are now aware that vinegar and garlic are both good for health. I would like to introduce a very good recipe which combines...

Red Raspberry: Herbal Ally Strengthens and Tones the Heart, Respiratory Tract and Reproductive System

June 1, 2007

June is an amazing month in Ontario. It tends to be the time of year when everything is incredibly lush and at its greenest. Life...

Heavenly Horsetail: One of the First Signs of Spring

April 1, 2007

I enjoy every season, but as a student of nature and a herbalist I have to admit I love spring the most – observing the...

The Healing Art and Science of Qigong: Movement, Meditation, and Breath

December 1, 2006

Qigong is an ancient form of self-healing originating in China. It has been called the mother of Chinese healing and is one the cornerstones of...

Vitamins For Her

December 1, 2005

Nutrients for the Changing Needs of Women Why take a multivitamin? Many people believe that if they eat three meals a day and exercise regularly,...

Black Currants

October 1, 2005

The Remarkable Deep Tissue Toxifier “There is nobody who, having a garden, shouldn’t plant a great number [of black currant bushes] for the needs of...


April 1, 2004