WOMENS HEALTH

SHATAVARI – A Rejuvenating Tonic for Women of All Ages

February 1, 2013

In the world of Ayurvedic medicine, there are certain herbs favoured for health issues specific to women. One such herb is called Shatavari, also known...

Chinese Herbal Treatments For Female Infertility

April 1, 2012

Fertility support has become an important area of medical practice, as people in modern societies increasingly delay childbearing into their 30s and 40s, only to...

Ten Reasons to Eat Fresh Unpasteurized Sauerkraut

March 1, 2012

Sauerkraut combines the anti-carcinogenic properties of cabbage with the benefits of lactic acid fermentation. A study conducted at MTT Agrifood Research Finland, which was published...

UTERINE FIBROIDS: The Wise Woman Approach

September 1, 2011

The following article is an excerpt from Down There: Sexual and Reproductive Health The Wise Woman Way, a new book release by Susun S. Weed....

Fabulous Fibre: Foods That Create Fullness and Fight Fat

May 1, 2011

1890 could be called “the year the human diet started to go downhill”. That was the year that a new milling technique which removed fibre...

Natural Beauty: Nutrients That Can Transform Your Skin and Hair from the Inside Out

April 1, 2011

No matter your age, it is possible to revitalize your skin and hair and return to your former, youthful glow. You can transform your skin...

Acupuncture for Pre-Birth Care Can Improve Labour and Delivery

February 1, 2011

As your journey towards giving birth approaches, you are undoubtedly making all of the preparations necessary to gently and safely welcome your baby into the...

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...

STURDY BURDOCK – Potent Herbal Medicine Clears Inflammation

October 1, 2010

Burdock root has many important medicinal uses. First and foremost, it is an excellent depurative or detoxifying herb. As a result it benefits any chronic...

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...

Movement Therapy for Happy Hormones

July 1, 2010

My husband likes to tease me – calling me the “one degree woman” – hot one minute, cold the next; comfortable when the room temperature...

Perimenopause: A Time of Personal Empowerment

May 1, 2010

“It can’t be menopause, can it?” was the protesting question posed by a 47-year-old patient with perfectly regular periods. Her recent hot flashes and ‘more...

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...

Chinese Herbal Medicine for Fungal and Yeast Infections

April 1, 2010

Fungal and yeast infections of the skin are some of the most common and tenacious dermatological complaints. Parasitic organisms that colonize the skin of susceptible...

Homeopathic Medicine for Varicose Veins and Hemorrhoids

May 1, 2009

Often thought of as an unsightly and embarrassing matter, varicose veins are one of many circulatory problems that can contribute to ill health. While they...

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...