HEALTH

NEWS BRIEFS: Type 2 Diabetes Reversed; Diet Improves MS Symptoms; Tea for Glaucoma

February 1, 2018

ALMONDS REDUCE BAD CHOLESTEROL LEVELS Researchers have found that eating nearly one-third of a cup of almonds a day, either alone or combined with almost...

CHAGA AND CANCER: Research and Folklore Medicine

February 1, 2018

“He could not imagine any greater joy than to go away into the woods for months on end, to break off this chaga, crumble it,...

TCM FOR MENTAL HEALTH

February 1, 2018

How Depression, Anger, and Grief Are Linked to Blockages in the Meridians Depression is a very broad subject, and it involves the entire human body,...

THE JOY OF GINGER: Eastern Spice Brings Hot Medicine to Western Kitchens

February 1, 2018

When I was a kid my favourite cookies were grandma’s homemade gingersnaps which grandpa and I couldn’t resist dunking in our afternoon tea. Other than...

SWEET DREAMS: My Top Ten Remedies for Insomnia

December 1, 2017

Winter is here, and with it comes seasonal setbacks that can cause problems with sleep.  Can’t fall asleep? Or, is it that you wake up...

Antibiotics: Lifesavers or Killer Drugs?

October 1, 2017

Cipro, Levaquin, Floxin, and more – Side Effects Worse Than the Condition They’re Prescribed For “There is plenty of evidence that fluoroquinolones damage mitochondria, increase ROS (reactive...

TREATING CROHN’S, COLITIS, AND CANDIDA NATURALLY

October 1, 2017

My Favourite Supplements and Strategies Include Acidophilus, Milk Thistle, Enzymes, and Parasite Cleansing Hippocrates, the Greek physician who is considered the ‘father of modern medicine’ (460 –...

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,...

TCM for Lupus

September 1, 2017

Eastern and Western Medicine Approaches Have Different Outcomes Since the protocols and scientific concepts that govern western medicine and traditional Chinese medicine vary greatly, I...

Best Natural Treatments for Heartburn, GERD, and Indigestion

September 1, 2017

Avoid Dangerous Prescription Medications; Try Nontoxic Remedies Instead By now, most of you are aware of the horrors of the drug epidemic that is causing...

Traditional Chinese Medicine: Herbs, Acupuncture, and Exercise Clear Menstrual Pain and Discomfort

July 1, 2017

Menstrual pain (dysmenorrhea) is one of the most common gynecological problems that women face. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) theory, women who suffer from...

Adrenal Stress – And What To Do About It

July 1, 2017

Are you stressed out?  Chronically tired? Allergies getting worse instead of better?  Catching one infection after the next despite a good diet?  Premature menopause? Most...

Tools for Living Wisely in These Crazy (and Auspicious) Times

July 1, 2017

To live ‘wisely’ in these times, it is important to develop a tool-kit that helps to ground and centre you for the many dramatic shifts...

Boost Your Breast Health for Summer

June 1, 2017

Recipes and Strategies to Reduce Your Risk of Cancer The World Health Organization has reported that breast cancer is by far the most frequent cancer...

Detoxification: Growing Up Healthy – In a Toxic World

June 1, 2017

How and Why to Detoxify Your Life: For Your Own Benefit and That of Future Generations In the late 1990s, a scientist from the World...

Overcoming Guilt and Acknowledging Our True Feelings

June 1, 2017

Every animal is afraid of pain and will do anything to avoid it. It’s natural. But this avoidance creates a whole host of problems. In...