Herbal Medicine

Green Medicine for Menopause ~ HERBS TO THE RESCUE

July 1, 2010

Whew, the summer heat is on and nobody feels it more than a menopausal woman. Trust me on that. When beads of sweat start to...

Be Good to Your Gallbladder: Flush Out Gallstones the Natural Way

June 1, 2010

Gallbladder removal is the most common surgery performed in North America. Every year, more than half a million people in the U.S. and over 50,000...

Nature’s Answer to Summer Allergies: The Holistic Approach

June 1, 2010

According to a report recently aired on CBC, “More than one in six Canadians suffer from hay fever, or seasonal allergic rhinitis. Depending on what...

Restoring Healthy Menopausal Rhythms – The Holistic Approach

May 1, 2010

This has been quite an unusual spring so far. It has been much sunnier and warmer than is typical for this time of year, as...

Herbs for Lyme Disease

May 1, 2010

When I asked Francis Ashwagandha, Ayurvedic Consultant at the Big Carrot Dispensary, what he would suggest for people battling Lyme Disease, his first response was...

Herbal Allies for Spring Liver Cleansing

April 1, 2010

One of the most important factors that contribute to the many health problems which we suffer from is toxicity. Our body produces its own toxins...

Prostate Health: Herbs for Treating Inflammation

December 1, 2009

Probably the most common men’s health issue that I’m asked about in my practice is inflammation or enlargement of the prostate. Sadly, these and other...

Autoimmune Disease Treatment with TCM: Lupus, COPD, SJOGREN Syndrome

December 1, 2009

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is fast becoming global medicine, spreading from its traditional home in Asia to all of Europe, Australia, North America and Africa....

Natural Protection from H1N1

September 1, 2009

Prepare Yourself for the Coming Plagues – Without the Use of Drugs There has been a lot of hype in recent years about the potential...

Spotlight on Shepherd’s Purse

April 1, 2009

Excellent Spring Tonic for Circulation Now that spring is here, I find it exhilarating to go for a walk each day and see all of...

Restoring Hormonal Harmony with Fertility-Friendly Herbs and Lifestyles

February 1, 2009

It always shocks me how many people hate winter. As a Canadian, to hate winter is to condemn ourselves to feeling miserable a good portion...

Lemon Balm: Ease Your Way into Autumn with this Soothing Herbal Medicine

September 1, 2008

Ease Your Way into Autumn with this Soothing Herbal Medicine September is a time of transition. In the natural world, it is the transition from...

Oral Health

April 1, 2008

Recently in practice, a new patient came in with her family for evaluation and hygiene. After the appointment, mom inquired about the health benefits of...

A Peek in Buddha’s Garden: Herbs to Heal the Chakras

April 1, 2008

Based on principles as old as the Sanskrit literature of ancient India, the modern chakra garden provides a healing sanctuary where emotional, mental and physical...

Adaptogen Herbs: Give Yourself a Late Winter Boost with These Valuable Therapeutic Herbs

March 1, 2008

Living in Ontario, by the time March comes around it can sometimes seem like winter is never going to end. I love winter and have...

Heal Your Thyroid Naturally

December 1, 2007

Canadians, like members of most Western societies, are living longer and there are those who would like us to believe that this is largely the...