WOMENS HEALTH

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...

Sepia: Homeopathy’s Wise Woman

December 1, 2008

With our hectic modern lifestyles, increased environmental toxicity, and gradual disconnect from nature’s cycles, it is no wonder that Sepia Officinalis is often called upon...

Preventing Miscarriages with Chinese Medicine

September 1, 2007

Pregnancy is a time filled with many emotions. The prospect of a new addition to the family brings hope and anticipation for the incredible changes...

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...

Are Humans an Endangered Species?

February 1, 2007

In the fall of 1999 I attended a conference in Toronto on “Reproductive Health Hazards”. Organized by occupational health clinics, the Canadian Auto Workers’ Union,...

HORMONE HERESY

February 1, 2003

Understanding the Hazards of Synthetic Hormones, and the Ways to Balance Hormone Levels Naturally, is the Key to Aging Well Synthetic hormone replacement therapy (HRT)...