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Tag: Allergies

Black elder flower is one of the most effective herbs for treating hay fever symptoms

Suffering From Summer Allergies? Elder Flower to the Rescue

01:33 pm June 1, 2009

June is one of my favourite months. In our part of the world, it is the month when everything is the most green and lush. This is when our temperate woodlands resemble the lushness of a tropical rainforest.

Spending time in nature is important... Read more »

Homeopathy: Allergies – The Soul’s Cry for Help?

04:17 pm March 1, 2011

“No, thanks, I’m allergic to oranges,” announced the woman I was conversing with at a recent cocktail party. As the server walked away with the fruit tray, the woman continued telling me about her latest airport and customs ordeal.  I, however,... Read more »

Food Allergy Formula

05:02 pm May 1, 2008

Only a few short decades ago, our culture’s consciousness of food intolerances was basically limited to life-threatening anaphylactic reactions such as the rare, but dreaded, peanut allergy. Today, not only are these types of allergies becoming... Read more »

Chinese Medicine for Hay Fever

03:29 pm April 1, 2008

The burden of rhinitis is nothing to sneeze at! Americans spend over $3 billion annually on prescribed antihistamines. Over the past 30 years, the prevalence of this condition has risen dramatically in industrialized countries, with England,... Read more »

Overcoming Allergies: A Body Mind Approach

04:06 pm September 1, 2007

Allergies have become a growing problem for millions of people in North America. In the United States during the past 12 months The Center for Disease Control has reported a staggering 26.4 million adults and children diagnosed with hay fever.... Read more »

The Healthy Pet - Is Fluffy Making You Sneeze?

03:53 pm July 1, 2006

This page is sponsored by Animal Wellness Magazine

Debra was in her 30s when she began sneezing and sniffling every time she spent time with her dog and cat. At first she thought it was just the after-effects of a bad cold, but when her doctor... Read more »

Traditional Chinese Herbs For Food Allergies and Environmental Sensitivities

03:38 pm June 1, 2006

Allergic disorders are varied in kind and increasing in frequency in the industrialized world. They range from respiratory conditions such as seasonal “hayfever” and asthma to food allergies and skin disorders such as atopic eczema. Potentially... Read more »

Homeopathy for Allergies

02:09 pm May 1, 2005

“I love this spring weather,” I declared during a recent customary elevator chitchat. “Why?” queried the woman I was conversing with, “It’s only another dreadful allergy season!” Tempted to offer her my business card, instead I smiled graciously... Read more »

Eat, Drink, & Be Healthy!

04:09 pm December 1, 2002


You’ve spent the day shopping and your feet are feeling the effort! To give them profound relief, prepare two large pans of water: one hot, one cold. Soak your feet in the pan of hot water to which you’ve added six drops of... Read more »

The Top 25 Homeopathics

11:10 am November 1, 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 of homeopathy.  It has become the fastest growing field of integrative medicine in Canada, and is the second... Read more »

Green tea is recommended during the active phase of skin inflammation.

Foods that Heal Skin Disease

03:35 pm November 1, 2011

"What should I eat?" That is the question I am asked most often by skin patients in my Traditional Chinese Medicine practice. They ask it in a tone of despair and frustration, because they have already been avoiding various foods on the advice of... Read more »

Allergy Sufferers Find Relief

04:16 pm April 2, 2012

Canadians love the diversity our four-season climate offers. Secretly, many of us could do without winter but a true Canadian never complains about that! Actually, this year’s winter gave us very little to complain about: across Ontario we enjoyed... Read more »

My own personal experience with this Ayurvedic medicine, Neem, has been nothing short of miraculous

Letters to the Editor – September 2014

02:15 pm September 12, 2014

Reader Reports Successful Recovery Using Neem Oil

I read on page 106 of Vitality's July/August 2014 issue that you are looking for stories of successful recovery from illness.  

My own personal experience with Neem has been nothing short of... Read more »

THE ALLERGY-FIGHTING GARDEN: Stop Asthma and Allergies with Smart Landscaping

THE ALLERGY-FIGHTING GARDEN: Stop Asthma and Allergies with Smart Landscaping

2:21 pm Jul 14, 2016

Spring and summer are here at last – warm weather, blue skies, and the beauty of blooming trees and flowers. But for those suffering from allergies, the change of seasons can be a miserable affair filled with pollen-inducing itchy eyes, a stuffed... Read more »